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I shut computer after windows updates and now it won't power up

I shut down computer after windows updates and now it won't power up .powerb supply is ok

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    Upto which point does it boot up?

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1.Try booting into safe mode (F8 on startup) and then uninstall the update or you can run system restore. 2.try going to the advanced boot options and choose "Last known good configuration" 3.The last option is 'to do a repair install' if you have a Windows XP CD you can just do a repair of the OS.

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There are higher chances of a computer shutting down due to the interference of a computer virus. The virus gets into the computer and fiddles with crucial sections of the operating system, which may cause the system to shut down automatically. You need to install a good antivirus software and get the computer scanned thoroughly for any malware and viruses. Also see to it that the operating system and all hardware drivers are updated.

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As with the case of dust getting collected in the power supply, the computer motherboard and the processor can also collect dust, which may be the reason for their overheating. This may also be one of the reasons why your computer keeps shutting down and restarting. You need to open the computer cabinet and clean the dust off the computer parts. The CPU board and the processor can also overheat because of many applications running. If this is the case, then it is suggested to keep the running of applications as less as possible or increase the size of Random Access Memory (RAM). Bad capacitors on the motherboard is also one of the reasons, why your computer keeps shutting down very often.

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Do you mean .Net framwork 2.2 update from microsoft?
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.Net framwork updates. If you're system continues to run restarting shut it down as before. This time when you start up the PC start pressing the F5 key every two seconds. Windows Advanced Option Menu will load. Choose Safe mode. Open control panel, open add/remove programs. At the top of the window & slightly to the right of the Add or Remove Programs windows is a box next to Show Updates. Left click in the box. Scroll down & find .Net framwork 2.2 & uninstall it. Close all opened windows & restart the PC.
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