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Pc restarts at logon screen

Hi , im new to this so please bare with me.
My pc restarts itself at the logon screen, everytime i move my mouse to click on my name it restarts! I have windows XP
I have system restored it back to november 2008 , run spybot and avg anti virus and nothing found.
i have cleaned out my tower so i kno the fans are not overheating ( as thought maybe the problem) I dont have the windows cd so cannot reinstall this. But i can use the Safe mode option ( how i can tell you this now)
Please can anyone help me or advise what to do next.?????
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  • tasha3a Feb 16, 2009

    Before i do, what will happen once i run this, and what to do after?

  • tasha3a Feb 16, 2009

    ok thanks i will try this and let you kno how it goes.

  • tasha3a Feb 16, 2009

    sorry when i load up in safe mode chkdsk is not an option, where can i find it to run?

  • tasha3a Feb 16, 2009

    it says the type of the file system is NTFS

    Warning! F paremeter not specified

    chkdsk is veryfying fies etc...

  • tasha3a Feb 16, 2009

    it now says deleting entries...... ( quite a few of these) then was completed and box disappeared off screen. Is that right?

  • tasha3a Feb 16, 2009

    just to make sure its in start>run>then input chkdsk /r ?

  • tasha3a Feb 16, 2009

    okay i have tried the above on both chkdsk volume:/r and chkdsk volume:/f an it wont load up to repair. I have restarted the pc and tried again , an again wont load up, any ideas?

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You could try chkdsk /r at the prompt in safe mode?

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  • Haydun Feb 16, 2009

    it's a command-line tool that checks
    volumes for problems. The tool then tries to repair any that it finds. For
    example, Chkdsk can repair problems related to bad sectors, lost clusters,
    cross-linked files, and directory errors.Just run it, then follow the directions. I haven't done it in some time, but I am pretty sure it will reboot, or prompt you to reboot. It will do no harm.

  • Haydun Feb 16, 2009

    Try it without the /r , chkdsk . Tell me what it says.

  • Haydun Feb 16, 2009

    Try chkdsk /f one more time. if nothing, reboot with ctrl + alt + del

  • Haydun Feb 16, 2009

    1. Click Start, and then Run.

    2. In Open, type cmd, and then press ENTER.

    3. Use one of the following procedures: • To run Chkdsk in read-only
    mode, at the command prompt, type chkdsk, and then press ENTER.

    • To repair errors without scanning the volume for bad sectors, at the
    command prompt, type chkdsk volume:/f, and then press ENTER.



    Note If one or more of the files on the hard disk are open, you will receive the following message:

    Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another process.
    Would you like to schedule this volume to be checked the next time the
    system restarts? (Y/N)

    Type Y, and then press ENTER to schedule the disk check, and then restart your computer to start the disk check.

    • To repair errors, locate bad sectors, and recover readable
    information, at the command prompt, type chkdsk volume:/r, and then
    press ENTER.

  • Haydun Feb 16, 2009

    what are you running on your machine, and what is the make/model?


    if you've got msn, you could message me. Might make this quicker.



    haydun0583@hotmail.com (not sure if they allow e-mail addresses to be posted)


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