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Shut down whenever i start dos or open "msconfig" using run command the pc get restart thus i acant change any setting

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    whenever i start the game the pc restarts

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    When I try to load the game, my pc goes to a blue screen and after about 10 seconds it restarts

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While the computer is booting up press the F4 or F8 key repeatedly (Depending on which version of Windows you are running) This will open up your bios menu and you can change pretty much all your settings from there. Just be very careful while you are in there and do not alter any settings that you are unsure about as it may be extremely difficult to repair them.

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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SOURCE: unwanted shut down

Why are you going that route?
have you ever defragged the computer?

Try starting up in safe mode and run it that way.

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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