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Windows xp sp2 reboot

Hi,

to start off this is a problem with windows registry, i just need someone who can guide me to the right spot instead of me trying to search the entire windows registry.
I want windows to reboot when I ask it to do in the start/ shutdown menu.
I also had the problem with the power off, but someone already guided me to the registry key of that.
it shows windows is shutting down " (or something like that, my xp is dutch) and after a few seconds it should reboot, but it doesn't.

can someone tell me where to look.

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You can start by downloading GUIDED HELP .

This application is provided for free in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.

The registry is a volatile environment to enter without prior experience

or the presence of a full backup.

Startup and shutdown issues are addressed by a variety of registry keys

and you can destroy your system with good intentions. This is an area

best addressed by Microsoft as I have seen mixed results with so-called

registry cleaners. Also get a full understanding of how to use ASR

in Windows XP.

Hope this gets you started.....................Nate P.

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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