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Can not restart my computer and it slow - Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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  • Bharat Bhagat May 11, 2010

    can't restart manually or thru OS????

  • GooSeSmith May 11, 2010

    Could be anything from Viruses, Malware, spyware, corrupt OS files to bad motherboard memory or processor. Please give a more detailed description of what errors you get.

    COMP-U-RIGHT May 11, 2010

    When you turn it on... how far does it get .
    Do you see any startup screen
    Also do you know about starting in "safe mode"?



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When you say you cannot start system, it will not boot to windows? for that run a test first, it can be an OS problem, hard drive or memory, first press f12 on dell screen so that it will bring you to boot device menu, then choose utiltiy partition and go through the quick test, if everything passed. go to safe mode by pressing f8 when you see the dell screen. if computer is working ok on safe mode, you need to disable start up items, by clicking on start, click run, type msconfig, click start up tab and click disable all, restart the system. if it do the same thing, run a full scan to check for viruses, if viruses are found, reinstall operating system. add some memory as well. you can check how much memory do you have under properties by right clicking my computer.

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I'd recommend doing a fresh install of windows into the computer, maybe you can get some guy locally to do it for you, or maybe take it in to a repair shop.

or if you have the restore discs or windows installation cd, you can do it yourself if you wish, if you need instructions let me know.

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Download Malwarebytes from
install it and run it, scan your drive and fix the problems at the prompt.
That should clean up any spyware and malware that is the usual suspects for slowing down PC's

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