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Acerpowerfh keeps turning on and off rebooting why?

My acerpower fh has started to constantly reboot. It starts up then reboots.
What can I do to fix it?

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  • Matt Hasler May 11, 2010

    what model is it? how far along during the boot process before it will reboot, ie do you see the windows logo, or any text on screen, or is it blank the whole time.

    i had a pc the other day that did a similar thing as discribed here it turned out to be malware changing a registry value, instead of pointing to hal.dll it pointed to another file and caused a cycling boot process.

    check microsoft knowledge base for articles, i believe thats where i found the answer that pertain to my case which was an infection by malware/virus.

    i have had a pc with similar porblems turned out to be overheating where the cpu heatsink and fan was dislodged slightly giving only partial contact, allowing the pc to boot but not fully to windows and would reboot around the windows logo.

    a couple of things to think about, more info would be good


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It does sound like a boot virus problem. you need to boot into system restore. to boot from the restore partition you need to switch on your pc and repeatedly press either F10, F11, Alt+F10, or Alt+F11. you do this until you see the system restore starts. you will be able to fix windows, or you can do a desturctive restore and restore your pc back to factory settings, but you'll loose your photos and anything saved on the hard drive.

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