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The first thing you should look for is a virus, some of them can have that affect on your system. The fact that you can start you computer in safe mode means that the likelyhood of this being a hardware problem is very low.
If you dont have any antivirus program loaded, then try AVG, it's free. just google AVG to find a download.
Next, try the following: go to the start button, click on the run button and then typr msconfig in the run line. In the window that pops up, select the staartup tab and uncheck all of the checkboxes on the left side. Then click ok and reboot you computer again. If your computer stats up without any further problems, then you have your cuplrit. just unselect one item after each reboot and use your computer for a while until it is long past the time you would normally have the reboot problem. Then, do it over and over again until your computer starts rebooting again. once it does, turn that program off and uninstall it. IF it's something you really need, install it again.
Posted on Jul 09, 2008
If your computer fully loads Windows, than starts a restard process you are looking at having an annoying virus. Since there are several different viruses that can cause this problem, if this is the reason for the restarting, you would be best off loading Windows in safe mode (using the F8 key before Windows starts to load will give you a menu with options like SAFE MODE) and than trying to scan it for viruses.
If your computer doesn't actually load Windows, but restarts after the Windows loading screen, you could have a corrupt driver causing Windows to restart. If your computer were slow, you would see the error message, faster computers go through the error screen too fast. The best way to determine this would be to start in SAFE MODE and see if the same problem exists.
Let me know what happens after you start in SAFE MODE. 6 Pts Rate Answer
Posted on Jul 09, 2008
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Turn off the computer, then hit the power button to turn it
back on and immediately start hitting the F8 key repeatedly until you see SAFE
MODE. Take the Safe Mode option and let it boot up. Safe Mode will look
different to you, the screen will be darker and the icons bigger, this is
normal. If the work in Safe Mode then you probably have a virus or infection that has hijacked the keyboard.
Take the steps above to reboot in Safe Mode, but
this time when the safe mode options appear, select Safe Mode With
Networking option (this will give you internet connectivity). Open your
internet browser when it finishes booting up and download and install
Go to www.google.com and in the search box type:
"Download cnet Malwarebytes" (without the quotes). Download and
install malwarebytes from the sites download.cnet/malwarebytes. When the
site opens up click on the Green Download button on the left. Do not
click the Red Download button, that's junk. When it finishes installing the Gui
Interface will open up with an offer to Accept a Trial Version or
Decline. CLICK DECLINE you want the totally free version. Run a
QUICK SCAN. As it scans, if it finds infections the number will be in
red. When it finishes scanning, click SHOW RESULTS. A notepad text
document will open up showing you the results. You can close the text
document and go back to the Gui Interface where you will click REMOVE SELECTED
RESULTS. The objects will already be selected for you. When it
finishes removing the objects click ok and it will sometimes reboot your
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