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Computer doesn't boot up

My computer doesn't boot up. When it gets to the starting up windows screen, it automatically restarts everytime. Where running windows xp

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  • duckquin Aug 23, 2008

    is there another way?? one where I won't lose my pictures and stuff?

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See if your machine will go into safe mode, if it does, then the cause is most likely a driver issue or as I have seen personally in recent days, an infection by some types of malware initiated by bad downloads. If the later is the case, recommend downloading SuperAntiSpyware 4.61 and MalwareBytes in safe mode with Networking enabled. If you can't do that, then try to access another computer to do the downloads for you, write to CD and transfer to the computer in question. Install, scan, and clean the computer that you are having problems, then try to reboot into normal mode on the questionable computer. If this doesn't work then the problem is most likely a driver issue ( video driver is common cause but not the only possible cause ). Also recommend scanning your system using a good anti-virus before doing a re-install of operating system and for that I recommend the Avast Home Free antivirus which I have used personally for over 4 years now. Assuming Avast doesn't find anything after a full scan, only then should you consider a re-install or repair because a repair onto an infected system is a total waste of time and effort.

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Plz reinstall or repiar your operating system

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Toshiba laptop restarting


The loop on your Toshiba Satellite laptop refers to the computer not booting properly.

During the loop, the computer will try to boot the Windows operating system and keep restarting over and over again.


This is not a hardware issue with your Toshiba Satellite A106.

The issue resides in the startup files on your computer's hard drive.


You can fix this by running a repair tool that comes with your Windows operating system.

This repair tool will fix your startup disk and allow you to get your computer back up and running.


Insert your Windows 7 installation disc into your computer's optical drive.


Start your computer and wait for it to boot from the install disc.


Choose your language from the menu and then click the "Next" button.


Click "Repair your computer" from the menu.


Choose the operating system you are using and then click the "Next" button.


Click on the "Disable Automatic Restart On System Failure" button to disable the startup loop.


Click the "Startup Repair" tool from the menu and wait for the computer to fix your startup disk.


Wait for the computer to finish repairing your startup disk and then allow it to restart automatically.


Wait for the computer to boot correctly to your login screen.


Hope this helps


How to Create a Windows 7 System Repair Disc:


http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/2083-system-repair-disc-create.html


"This will show you how to create a Windows 7 system repair disc to use to boot to the system recovery options if you don't have a Windows installation disc, can't find your


Windows installation disc, or can't access the recovery options provided by your computer manufacturer."

or
If you do not have access to either disc: Windows 7 - Repair Disc download
http://neosmart.net/blog/2009/windows-7-system-repair-discs/

Oct 23, 2012 | Toshiba Satellite M35X-S311 Notebook

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Windows xp start up disk doesn't work


if you are referring to the installaion disk

restart your computer during the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup

Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS the using arrow keys scroll down to advanced bios features press enter change your first boot device to cd press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart

note this will erase you operating system you will have to have an operating system disk to load it onto you hard drive or create a partition to load another operating system
(note after you have loaded the operating system you should go back and change the first boot device to your failsafe or optimized defaults)
after windows has loaded

your computer will automatically restart it might restart 2 times one to finish the installation
the next will be because the operating system is loaded and will boot from your cd
during the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup
Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS using the arrow keys load failsafe defaults or load optimized defaults press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart

hope this helps you

Apr 16, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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My computer msi brand is automatically restarting and some problem are appear but i cant read becouse it is continusly restarting...i rem the time when im not in my mood and keep badtrip to my computer so...


You have two options to remedy the problem. You really need to access the computer in Safe Mode and view the System Logs to determine the offending piece of hardware or software or virus. But your real question is how to stop the reboot. Use the F8 Key during boot. Right after you turn the computer on, start hitting the F8 Key. The Windows Boot MEnu will appear. at this point you can do one of two things to try to fix the problem. You can enter the computer in Safe Mode which load Windows with only the minimal necessary hardware and software drivers.If you want to see the error message, choose option 8 which tells the computer not to automatically restart after an error. This will enable you to determine the error message on the screen and prevent the system from just going through an endless loop of starting, erroring-out and restarting..

F8 (during boot) Holding F8 when booting displays the Windows Boot Menu
SHIFT (during boot) Holding SHIFT down when booting forces Windows into Safe Mode

Let me know if I can be of any other assistance to you

May 15, 2011 | Microsoft Windows 7 Professional for PC

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Cannot sign on my computer getting message windows could not start following is missing or corrupt <windows root>\system 32\ ntoskrnt.exe. reinstall a copy i dont have any of the...


If computer does not boot into Windows, turn on the power and press f8 . On the Windows Advanced Boot Option screen, select one or more of the following options. Select them one at a time and press the enter key to attempt a system restart.
  • Disable automatic restart on system failure to view error messages.
  • Repair Your Computer allowsUninstall recently installed software programs Windows to run diagnostic tests.
  • Last Known Good Configuration (Advanced) to return settings to an earlier point in time.
  • Boot into Safe Mode and then Uninstall recently installed software programs . When in the computer is running in the Safe mode, click Start , Control Panel , and select the Uninstall a program option. When the computer is operating again, go to program manufacturer's web site for support information.
In Windows XP Click Start , All Programs , Accessories , System Tools , System Restore . Select a windows restore point from a time when the computer operated properly, and then restart the computer. hpweb_1-2_plus.gifhpweb_1-2_minus.gif In Windows Vista or Windows 7 Click Start, type restore in the search field, and select System Restore from the list. Select a windows restore point from a time when the computer operated properly, and then restart the computer. If the computer does not boot into Windows, you can restore the computer settings to an earlier point in time. Turn on the power and press f8 . On the Windows Advanced Boot Option screen, select Safe Mode and boot into Windows.

Nov 11, 2010 | HP Compaq Business Desktop d220 Microtower...

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When i shut the notebook down and tryed to load it back up it will not load it gets to windows is staring and then restarts the process


Hi there!
Your computer may have an error that is causing the computer to restart, Try this one, when you turn on the computer start pressing f8, then advance boot menu should come up, after that select, disable automatic restart then the computer will start booting to windows then it should display the error, if it still stays on the screen q/o showing anything, do the f8 process again and this time select safemode.
Hope this helps!

Jun 01, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I am getting an error everytime after 5 minutes, w...


Could you please provide me the exact error message?

However to stop the system shutdown first follow these steps.

Disable automatic system restart.

1. Restart the computer and press the f8 key to open the Advanced Boot Options menu.
2. Select the Disable automatic restart on system failure option.
3. Restart the computer to accept this change.
Then go to safe mode

This problem occurs after a memory dump file (error log file) is written by Windows XP. Because the memory dump file flag not reset in Windows XP the memory dump file will contiue to be written every time Windows is restarted.

1. Restart the computer and immediately press f8 repeatedly. Use the arrow keys to select Safe Mode and then press enter .
2. Click Start , right-click Computer , and then select Properties .
3. Click Advanced system settings , grant permission to continue if prompted, and then click the Advanced tab.
4. On the Advanced tab, click Settings
  1. In the Virtual Memory section, click Change .
  2. For Paging file size for selected drive, click No Paging File , and then click Set .
  3. Click Yes after the following warning appears:
If the paging file on volume X: has an initial size of less than xx megabytes, then the system may not be able to create a debugging information file if a STOP error occurs. Continue anyway?
(X is the drive letter and xx is the amount of RAM installed on your computer minus 1 megabyte.)
  1. Click System Managed Size .
  2. Click OK four times to return to the Windows Desktop Screen and then restart.
For more information plz check the below doc from HP.
I hope this will definitely resolve your issue.
If not plz get back with the exact error message so I can give you better solution on this.
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Restart at shutdown


Hi,

This behavior may occur if Windows stops responding during a typical operation or during the shutdown process. By default, the computer is configured to automatically restart when Windows stops responding. To view this setting, follow these steps:
  1. Click the Start button, right-click My Computer, click Properties, click the Advanced tab, and then click Settings under Startup and Recovery.
  2. Under System Failure, view the Automatically restart check box. If the Automatically restart check box is selected, Windows automatically restarts if the computer stops unexpectedly.
I can give you anotther solution too

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Xeeshan

Nov 22, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Computer restarting again and again


Ok, the first thing you need to do is when the computer is restarting and before you see the Windows logo screen press F8 on your keyboard. That will bring up the Windows boot menu. Arrow down with the arrow keys on your keyboard and choose to start the computer in Safe Mode with Networking. This way you can download the Sasser removal tool from the internet even though you are in Safe Mode. What this option means is that you are booting the computer with only the necessary drivers that are needed for the computer and any networking that you may need.
I hope this solves the problem. If not, please let me know.

Aug 17, 2009 | Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2008: Windows

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The system is getting restart continously,while booting


  • 1. Got to your Start menu and select “Run” option.
  • 2. Type in msconfig command and click OK. The System Configuration Utility program will then open.
  • 3. Select the BOOT.INI tab located at the top of the System Configuration Utility window.
  • 4. UNCheck the box labeled /SAFEBOOT and click OK.
  • 5. When asked if you prefer to restart the PC immediately, or Exit Without Restart, choose to restart the computer manually.
  • 6. Your computer will automatically boot into Windows XP Normal Mode when you will restart it.

Dec 16, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Shuts off at boot up screen?


Start the computer in safe mode (tap F8 immediately after turning it on until you see the option of how to boot)

If it successfully boots into windows, you have an issue with either driver conflicts and/or viruses. If it still restarts itself, you most likely have a hardware issue (bad hard drive, motherboard, etc)

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