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The colour scheme was chenging automatically when i shutdown my computer

When ever i shutdown or restart my computer the colourscheme was changed to windowsclassic automatically even also iam applying other.

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    my system(Windows XP) will automatically shutdown

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My computer is not working properly.it starts normally.but aftr some time the screen shows unsual coloured patterns.words blinks.and i hv no option other than restart.but aftr restart it does not start.cpu...


The problem lies within your video card. Try to replace your video card please but be careful on doing so, unplug your computer first before changing your video card. don't forget the video card driver installation disk you'll need it. Hope this would solve your problem. From your humble fixya friend.Have a nice day.

Sep 04, 2011 | Operating Systems

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Restarts automatically


If you shut down your Windows XP-based computer, your computer may restart instead of shutting down. The computer may also restart unexpectedly while you are using the computer to perform certain tasks. An error message may appear on a blue screen when the computer restarts.
This behavior may occur if Windows stops responding during a typical operation or during the shutdown process. By default, the computer is configured to automatically restart when Windows stops responding. To view this setting, follow these steps:
  1. Click the Start button, right-click My Computer, click Properties, click the Advancedtab, and then click Settings under Startup and Recovery.
  2. Under System Failure, view the Automatically restart check box. If theAutomatically restart check box is selected, Windows automatically restarts if the computer stops unexpectedly.
To configure the way that Windows responds when the computer stops unexpectedly, follow these steps.

Note: You must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group to complete this procedure. If your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings may prevent you from completing this procedure.
  1. Log on to the host computer as either an administrator or the owner.
  2. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  3. Under Pick a category, click Performance and Maintenance.
  4. Under the or pick a Control Panel icon section, click System.
  5. Click the Advanced tab, and then click Settings under Startup and Recovery.
  6. Click to select any one of the following check boxes under System Failure:
    • Write an event to the system log
    • Send an administrative alert
    • Automatically restart
I hope this has answered all your questions. If you have any other questions, please contact us at info@custompcrepair.org

Mar 16, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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My computer restarts when i turn off the computer


Most Win XP shutdown problems reported thus far have been that it reboots when shutdown is attempted. This may be a global symptom emerging from several distinct causes, because, by default, XP executes an automatic restart in the event of a system failure. Therefore, more or less anything compromising the operating system during the shutdown process could force this reboot.
Disabling the “restart on system failure” feature may permit the exact cause to be isolated: Right-click on My Computer, click Properties, click the Advanced tab. Under “Startup & Recovery,” click Settings. Under “System Failure,” uncheck the box in front of “Automatically restart.”
Here are some of the things that may have produced this reboot-instead-of-shutdown symptom. Please refer below and perform the steps which are appropriate to your situation:
  • By now, the Roxio/Adeptec Easy CD / Direct CD software is well documented as being the major cause of this undesirable shutdown behavior. SOLUTION: Roxio has released new drivers (here) to solve this problem in both the Platinum and Basic editions of Easy CD Creator 5. As expected, at least half of the Win XP shutdown problems went away with the release of these patches.

    One warning about this patch comes from correspondent Bert Smith: Be sure to read the directions! “Roxio Easy CD Creator Platinum 5.0 can be a real hassle to get working under Win XP,” Bert wrote, “and there is the risk of your computer not booting if you blindly go ahead and install it without first consulting the Roxio Web site.” Bert also mentioned that Roxio’s “Take Two” backup program (normally part of Easy CD Creator 5 Platinum) is uninstalled when the Roxio patch is applied.

    • Direct CD. Many Easy CD users (but not all) found that installing Easy CD 5.0 does not cause the shutdown problem, provided they do not install the Direct CD component.

    • UDFRINST. Several people solved this reboot-on-shutdown problem by deleting the UDFRINST file. This file is part of the Roxio CD-RW software for systems not using Direct CD.

    • CDRALW2K.SYS. Correspondent Larry Blumette identified the CDRALW2K.SYS file (version 1.0.0.1048) as the Roxio file causing his shutdown problems and error conditions. When he deleted or renamed this one file, his problems went away. (Of course, you lose your CD functionality that way, too.)

    • Video Pack 5. Roxio’s Video Pack 5 causes the same problem because it contains includes the main parts of Easy CD 5. SOLUTION: Uninstall Video Pack 5 and also delete CDRALW2K.SYS (Tip from Christian Männchen). However, this solution may also have the side-effect of disabling access to your CD or DVD drive. SOLUTION TO THE SIDE-EFFECT: Apply one of the repair methods in MSKB Article 270008, Code 31 Messages Occur After Removing Adaptec Easy CD Creator 4.02c in Windows 2000 (Tip from Peter Kingsley).

  • Whether or not APM is enabled makes a difference — but the effect could go two ways. Some users report that XP reboots on shutdown if APM is enabled, but shuts Windows down just fine if APM is disabled. Other users report exactly the opposite behavior. According to Jack Dunne, this is similar to a known Windows 2000 problem. The issue seems related to the computer’s specific hardware or BIOS — so, as with all NT operating systems, stick to the Hardware Compatibility List where possible.

  • USB Connections As can be seen from remarks in the Misc. Hardware Issues section below, several different USB-related issues can impact shutdown. One of the most concrete examples was a “reboot on shutdown” problem contributed by correspondent Rick Bross. If his several USB devices (PDA cradle, flash card reader, etc) were plugged into the motherboard’s USB ports, his computer would reboot on an attempted shutdown; but when, instead, he plugged them into an external USB 2.0 hub, shutdown went just fine. (This was with Win XP Professional SP1 on a Supermicro X5DAE dual Xeon motherboard. The same devices plugged into an Asus A7M-266D dual AMD 2000MP system on the same OS worked without problem.)

  • “Wake on” power settings Power-management settings that have the computer “wake” on LAN, USB, modem, or (for that matter) probably anything else may also trigger a restart after shutdown. Correspondent Simon Wei provided this tip after a friend of his found an old old Logitech USB mouse would trigger “wake on USB” after every Windows shutdown. Their solution was to remove that particular mouse and all worked fine. The principle is much more far-reaching than this one example.

  • Hidden “wake on” power settings If you have an Ethernet card integrated into your motherboard, you may have hidden “wake on” settings that are harder to find. Site visitor Jim Porter found that his Asus P5GDC-V Deluxe motherboard had a “wake on” setting in Device Manager | Properties | Advanced rather than in the BIOS or Power Management settings. (The Asus P5AD2 and P5GD2 boards have this also.)

  • Y-SB3 Logitech Internet Keyboard can also cause this problem. If you use it as a simple generic keyboard, there’s no problem; but, if you install the Key Commander software that drives the special Internet functions, Win XP will restart instead of shut down. Unfortunately, Logitech has decided that they will not be updating this driver for this keyboard. (Tip from Jan K. Haak.)

  • Logitech MouseWare 8.6. Windows reboots when shutdown is attempted. The software caused a BSOD with KBDCLASS.SYS. Removing the software solved the BSOD the problem. (Tip from Pablo Cheng.) MouseWare 9.0 and 9.1 also have been linked to reboot-instead-of-shutdown in Win XP. Removing the software resolves the problem. (Tip from Aswin Kindts, Greg Williams, and others)

  • Webstar DPX USB cable modem. In the one case known to me, the problem was solved by switching the modem’s connector from the USB 1.1 port on the motherboard to the USB 2.0 PCI card. (The modem was provided by Telewest Broadband, manufactured by Scientific Atlanta.) (Tip from Ann L. Goonan.)

Jul 03, 2010 | Operating Systems

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Pc keepestarting after normal shutdown


Try to deselect - automatic restart by doing the following:
start/right click - my computer/properties/
advanced - tab/
startup and recovery- section/settings/
system failure - section/
deselect - automatically restart/if already on/
click ok/
click apply/
Let me know if this helps.

Jan 30, 2010 | Microsoft Operating Systems

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Restart at shutdown


Hi,

This behavior may occur if Windows stops responding during a typical operation or during the shutdown process. By default, the computer is configured to automatically restart when Windows stops responding. To view this setting, follow these steps:
  1. Click the Start button, right-click My Computer, click Properties, click the Advanced tab, and then click Settings under Startup and Recovery.
  2. Under System Failure, view the Automatically restart check box. If the Automatically restart check box is selected, Windows automatically restarts if the computer stops unexpectedly.
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Xeeshan

Nov 22, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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How to restrict user's to access shutdown button


Follow the given steps to hide system shutdown button from start menu:

To use this feature, you will need to be logged into your computer with administrative rights.

1. Click Start button and type regedit in Run option then press Enter for next.

2. Here locate the location to:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion \Policies\Explorer
3. Here in right side panel, right click to create a new DWORD value with name NoClose.
4. Now assign number 1 to its value data box. Now close the registry editor and restart your computer after any changes to go into effect.
5. But next time, if you want to unhide the shutdown button then simply change the value data box to 0 or delete this DWORD item.
6. Again close the registry editor and restart your computer after any changes to go into effect.

Jul 10, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise...

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Problem using widows aero


Uninstall your display driver.
Reboot your PC and then reinstall your Diplay drivers.
This will Solve the problem.
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Mar 15, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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How do i reboot my computer


When you click start, turn off, do you get the option to restart? Or do you have maybe a little arrow in the corner like on Vista that allows you to change options?

If you get really annoyed and really just want to restart right now, you can open up run (Start>Run)and type shutdown -r or command then when MSDOS Command comes up type shutdown -r.

Nov 21, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Desktop colour depth change on startup


Your colour issue may be down to incorrectly configured graphics settings, make sure in properties the colour is set to Highest (32-bit). If that fails, you can use a new user account, drag your files over on the new account and re-do your settings and delete your old user account. As you have changed quite a lot of components in your computer, the only likely problem left is either a dodgy power supply unit or an overheating issue. If a power supply detects it has a fault, it will shut itself off. However, go to your BIOS and search through menus for temperature information (you can usually find it in the power section of the BIOS) and check if the temperature is abnormal. Anything like 75 celcius and above can cause the computer to shut itself down as a safety feature. On most motherboards, you can raise this limit so it shuts down at 80 celcius or 90 celcius, or not at all. 80 is the absolute highest I'd ever set a computer at, because the higher the temperature at that sort of level, the lower life expectancy your components will have. You may also have a faulty CPU as "compileing and writing DVD's" is very CPU intensive and can be causing the computer to die. Make sure your CPU is NOT OVERCLOCKED. If it is, take the overclock off.

Sep 07, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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My windows xp keep rebooting after shutdown


You should be able to change this setting in the PC bios menu. Windows XP should interact with this and change it automatically, but it occasionally doesn't. If you have trouble finding the appropriate menu and changing it, please post back with details of your PC (ideally motherboard make and model) and we can hopefully talk you through it. When the computer starts up, there should be a screen before the windows XP screen which says something like "press f8 to enter BIOS setup", but all machines are a little different. If you can get into the BIOS setup, only change things which you are sure you know what they will do, or you can cause all sorts of problems. Hope this helps, post back with system details if you need more :)

Jul 02, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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