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My desktop PC Windows XP Pro hangs during resart only

My desktop PC Windows XP Pro hangs everytime I try to resart (dull/gray screen on windows logo display). Tried to wait for more than 2 hours before restarting but still hangs the same way. It only starts up and functions normally after a long shutdown (4 or more hours shutdown). PC can be opened in Safe Mode. Did several on-line scans from Norton, symantec, bit defender, kapersky, then conducted defragmentation of all hard disks but same problem persists. My PC has an Intel Pentium Dual CPU E2180 @ 2GHz w/ 1G RAM. Checked driver update on NVIDIA GEForce 8500GT but their site said I have the lates driver for the video card and do not need any driver update. Hope you can suggest hw to fix. thanks,

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Try to use msconfig (on run) to see what programs run on system startup. some of these programs may be a malware that keeps on placing trash on your computer. i would recommend you download the Anti Malwarebytes and run it to remove the suspected malware.

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