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y510P USB power cycling

Q: y510P USB power cycling

Power cycling is the best way I can describe it. Approximately once a day, my y510p will power cycle all of its USB ports simultaneously, this is the two USB 3.0 ports as well as the USB 2.0 port (which makes things even stranger considering they are on separate controllers). I will lose connection to all devices (for me an external hard drive, USB 3.0 dock, and USB 2.0 mouse) and they will all come up again a moment later as just being plugged in. It is not the same time of day each day. My drivers are up to date. This occurred under Windows 8.1 64-bit and Windows 10 64-bit. There is also no correlation to whether there is a lot of data moving through the ports or if they are just idle.

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I recently built a new PC and immediately ran into the problem where it would cycle on and off. Essentially, I plug it in, it turns on, then after about 5-10 seconds it turns itself off. It then tries to continue to turn itself on and off until I press the switch to shut power off to the power supply.
Originally, I thought it might be a problem with my motherboard. I accidentally did not use standoffs when I first powered it up, so I figured I must have created a short in my motherboard, and research on the internet agreed. So I ordered another mother board which arrived today. I plugged it in with bare minimum attached to it running it on a piece of cardboard. Exact. Same. Problem. Cycles on and off.
So I figure that it would be a power supply problem. Normally it goes against my better nature to shop at Best Buy, but I am fairly frustrated at this point so I decided to do it anyway. I even decided to upgrade from the Corsair CS 550 to the 750 because whatever, I'm an impulse buyer. So I get home and plug it in, once again run it with the new motherboard on a piece of cardboard. And guess what. Same thing happens. It cycles on and off once again.
So I have no idea what this might be. I would assume its something wrong with the case power button (which doesn't really make much sense) or the computer cant draw enough power from the apartment I live in (which also doesn't make much sense as I have other things which require at least 110V and run fine). At this point I'm a bit p... Read more

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Just today, my modem seems to be rebooting itself whenever I have to load large files, or gaming. When I am browsing the net, everything is fine. As soon as I try to load up, lets say a youtube video. I'll get kicked off for about 1 min.

I am using a Motorola SB5101.

Here is the information taken from the signal page.
Downstream Value
Frequency 561000000 Hz
Signal To Noise Ratio 36.1 dB
Power Level 3.9 dBmV

Upstream Value
Channel ID 3
Frequency 32500000 Hz
Power 42.7 dBmV
Information from the Logs screen.

Time Priority Code Description
1970-01-01 00:01:03 3-Critical D003.0 DHCP WARNING - Non-critical field invalid in response.
1970-01-01 00:00:43 3-Critical R002.0 No Ranging Response received - T3 time-out (US 3)
1970-01-01 00:00:03 6-Notice M571.1 Ethernet link up - ready to pass packets
2011-02-26 23:22:59 6-Notice M573.0 Modem Is Shutting Down and Rebooting...
2011-02-26 23:22:59 3-Critical R004.0 Received Response to Broadcast Maintenance Request, But no Unicast Maintenance o
2011-02-26 23:22:26 3-Critical R005.0 Started Unicast Maintenance Ranging - No Response received - T3 time-out
2011-02-26 22:59:25 6-Notice M571.1 Ethernet link up - ready to pass packets
1970-01-01 00:00:02 6-Notice M571.4 Ethernet link dormant - not currently active
1970-01-01 00:00:14 3-Critical D003.0 DHCP WARNING - Non-critical field invalid in response.
1970-01-01 00:01:21 3-Critical R002.0 No Ranging Response received - T3 time-out (US 3)
1970-01-01 00:00:03 6-Notice M571.1 Ethernet... Read more

A:Modem Power Cycling Itself

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Here are my specs:
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 7897 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 300002 MB, Free - 56569 MB; D: Total - 176926 MB, Free - 168810 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., P8H61-M LE/CSM
Antivirus: ESET Smart Security 5.0, Updated and Enabled
Graphics Card: 01G-P3-1450-TR GeForce GTS 450 FPB (Free Performance Boost) 1024MB GDDR5 PCIe 2.0 x16 Video Card
Power Supply: 500 W

Problem:Now on to the issue, the motherboard I have has an onboard video card which works perfectly fine without the Geforce GTS 450. However, once I put in the GTS 450 the computer will boot up to the windows screen so it passes the bios but then it will flash a blue screen for a split second and restart and go back to bios and repeat this cycle. I can hear the power dipping (sounds like zapping noise) and the fans will turn off for a split second.

Solution Attempts: I have replaced the motherboard, the graphics card (got the same one), and the power supply. I have checked to make sure RAM was securely in place, have taken out and re-put in the graphics card and made sure power cable was secure, I have reset CMOS on the motherboard, I have uninstalled all previous drivers and disabled onboard video.
 

A:Computer Power Cycling

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Hi,

I have a strange fault that's driving me crazy. First thing in the morning when I turn the PC on via the front power button it powers up, but I get no display. Hitting reset does nothing. Holding the power button on and forcing the system to power down, then hitting power again gives me the same result - no display.

If I toggle the power on & off via the rear switch on the supply itself, the system boots ok. From this point I cannot get the system to fail again and all runs well until the next morning. Then the same thing again. The only way I can get the system to boot first thing in the morning is to power up via the front power button, turn it off at the power supply (i.e. open cct the mains supply) then hit the front power button again.

The system consists of an Athlon 64 3000 + skt 754, Gigabyte k8VM800M (all in one) mobo, 512MB Corsair value select DDR 400, Segate 120GB SATA 1 drive, Liteon DVD ROM & DVDRW, Enlight 300W supply.

I have changed the supply with an Antec 400W - still no good. I have removed all power & data cables from all drives leaving just the CPU, RAM & integrated graphics - still no good. I swapped the RAM - still no good. I changed the Mobo with a new identical model - still no good. The only original part left is the CPU. (Which I have no spare available). I have flashed the Bios on both Mobo's to the latest (F8) still the same.

If anyone has any ideas or suggestions I would be most grateful.
 

A:PC fails first boot but ok after power cycling

you have a faulty switch- replace the switch and/or power supply.
 

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Hello all, I hope someoene here can help, it would be greatly appreciated.
I have a HP Pavilion desk top running XP Media. I have been having a problem with my USB ports on the front. At first, they didn't seem to want to recoginize anything. I uninstalled and reinstalled all the usb ports, and thought I had it working, (for the most part) Still had problems from time to time. Today, I plugged my mp3 player in, and the power would come on so I could open up my files, then they would lose power, then turn back on, then lose power. After messing around with it for a bit, I couldn't get it to power again. At that point, I gave up. It didn't matter what USB port I used, they all worked like this on the front. The ones on the back of the computer seem to be working fine, as my keyboard, mouse, and wireless air card is all plugged in back there.

Thanks in advance for your help.
 

A:Solved: Front USB ports cycling power

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Problem:
PC reboots when playing videos for a while
No BSOD, even when I set it to not automatically reboot when the system crashes
Still reboots when not playing videos game, but takes longer to reboot
Pretty reproducible (I can play 5 games in Overwatch on High settings before a reboot happens, then the amount of games I can play decreases as I start up Overwatch again)
New parts, bought them half a year ago
The PC is properly cooled with 3 outtake, 1 intake
Temperature for motherboard modules, CPU, and GPU are at a reasonable threshold 
 
 
 If there is anything wrong with what I am doing, please point me in the right direction since this is my first post
 
Specs (sorry for the long spec sheet, I don't know how to simplify this):

Summary
Operating System
Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
CPU
Intel Core i5 4690K @ 3.50GHz 34 °C
Haswell 22nm Technology
RAM
16.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 799MHz (10-10-10-30)
Motherboard
Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. Z97MX-Gaming 5 (SOCKET 0) 28 °C
Graphics
2476WM ([email protected])
Intel HD Graphics 4600 (Gigabyte)
4095MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 (ASUStek Computer Inc) 30 °C
SLI Disabled
Storage
447GB ADATA SP550 (SSD) 35 °C
931GB Western Digital WDC WD1003FZEX-00MK2A0 (SATA) 27 °C
Optical Drives
No optical disk drives detected
Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio
Operating System
Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
Computer type: Tablet
Installation Date: 10/25/2015 1... Read more

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NOTE: Moderators, if you feel this issue would be better suited in another sub-forum. Please let me know.

Okay so starting sometime this morning I have started having an issue with my displays. (My system specs are in my profile.) I am running a dual monitor setup with one being a Dell U3415W and the other being a Vizio M65-C1 65" 4K UHD TV. I use the one monitor to do work and the TV for entertainment (movies, games, etc.) so here is the problem. Up until this morning everything worked as it should. If I was watching a TV show or something I could turn monitor 1 off and back on as necessary without disturbing what was going on, on monitor 2. Now when I turn monitor 1 off and then back on I get nothing but a black screen. I am able to fix this by unplugging the monitor from the back of the computer, then plugging it back in. everything seems to work fine after that until I, once again, turn the monitor back off.

While monitor 1 has the black screen, I have checked display properties using the TV and it shows the monitor is still detected, and the proper resolution. Also, the monitor itself acts as if it is still functioning because the "no signal" image doesn't appear and it doesn't go to sleep it just stays black.

I am completely at a loss for what could be the issue. Thanks in advance for any help anyone is able to offer.

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A friend built a computer nearly 2 years ago for me. It has recently started running hot, I was going to replace the stock H70 bans but I figured I would do a reseat and re apply thermal paste prior to doing so. Re applied the thermal paste, cleaned it off of the H70 and put it on the cpu, reseat it and put everything back together and it started power cycling. I realized after re doing everything that some pins are bent on the socket, I am not sure if he did it or I might have, I was EXTREMELY careful though.

So now I have power cycling, I have cleared my cmos and tried different ram, if I leave 1 stick of ram in, it makes it 5 seconds, if I put all 4 in it restarts instantly but if I remove them all it lasts 10-15 seconds and then beeps once fast and shuts off to do it all over again.

I have tried bending them back, still have the same issue. I am going to the store to get a bigger magnifying glass soon and going to remove the mobo completely so I can see better. How likely is it that this is not fixable?

I don't particularly want to buy another motherboard atm considering the new CPU comes out in 5 months and would need another than also.

My specs are

i7 2600k not OCed
8 GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X DDR3 1600
gigabyte ga-p67a-ud3p-b3

Not sure what else you will need but I will be checking this regularly.

Thanks!
April
 

A:Re seated CPU, bent pins, power cycling, HELP

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I wonder if anyone else has tried rebooting a Windows 8 machine remotely yet. This is probably not a common occurrence yet, though it someday may be, and it turned out to be quite a debacle. Obviously we all know that in order to reboot a machine, we have to access the charms bar, go to settings and then power, then restart. This turned out to be almost impossible for me to accomplish remotely using ultravnc, as I could only see a small portion of the screen, and the charms kept vanishing from the screen while I was trying to get to settings. Is there another simple way to restart the machine that I am missing, that does not rely on mouse gestures, or 3rd party applications?

A:Trouble power cycling a remote machine.

Would it help to create Shutdown and Restart shortcuts on the Desktop?

Shutdown: C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe /s /t 0

Restart: C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe /r /t 0

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Hi all,
 
Build:
 
MSI z87-G45 (AMI EFI BIOS v1.7)
i5-4670k (stable OC at 4.2 gHz)
2 x G.Skill Ares 4 GB DDR-1600
ASUS GTX 760
Samsung 120 GB 840 EVO
EVGA 650W PSU
Windows 8.1 pro
 
Ever since I built my rig a year ago, I've been plagued by these issues:
Random freezing (often times accompanied by a loud, scratching/buzzing noise coming from the speakers/headphones)
Random restarts
Power cycles a lot before POST.
Freezes at "Preparing Automatic Repair" and PC promptly restarts automatically; sometimes freezes at Windows logo (need to manually restart)
Note that these issues don't always appear. Sometimes I can go for a week without issues. Sometimes I get 5-10 power cycles in one day. When they do happen, they cause a minor 2-3 minute inconvenience. But it is annoying since my games work is interrupted.
 
Things I've tried (not in order):
Set CPU speed to stock, issues still present. No problems running prime95. OC is also stable with prime95. Tested GPU with Unigine's Heaven, temperatures were fine.
Monitored temperatures during freezing using HWiNFO. It's stable, but it's also hard to simulate the conditions for freezing/crashing. It's completely random.
BIOS update to v1.9 aggravates the freezing/random restarts. v1.8 keeps freezing/restarting at startup. v1.7 is what I have and is "stable".
Reinstalled OS, problems still present.
Moved GPU to another PCI slot, no change.
Breadboarded without the GPU, I can see artifacts on the screen when it freezes wh... Read more

A:Random Freezing with Loud Buzzing Noise and Power Cycling

Just ran another memtest for both sticks, still no errors. :c

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Hello, I have a Y510P notebook and I am having some problems with it. Once I was playing on this laptop and it suddenly it turned off. The power cord would make a weird noise and it wouldn't turn on. After a while it started to work normally. It was probably a high voltage spike in my house, since we already lost a cellphone. After that I notice that the laptop would turn off, as soon as I plugged the power cord. I ordered a new power cord and battery, but this issue is still happening. Anyone has an idea? Thank you!

A:Plugging power cord turns laptop off (Y510P)

Hi Tiagoramosleite,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
You can initially start isolating the issue using the power checkout guideline (page 21). 
Try to notice anything on the DC port like bent pin , unusual appearance / marks or smell of burnt . 
 
Would any led status light (page30) still be lit when plugged in. 
 
It would be best to have it further checked for further isolation for dc in port issue against failure on the systemboard itself with nearest service center or call in technical support for further recommendation. 
 
Update us how it works best for you.
 
Regards

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Hi everyone - I have 2 issues with my y510p (it's a little less than a year old, so with the warranty coming up I figured I may want to get some second opinions).The first is that recently, say within the last month or so, it has developed the habit of rebooting for no discernible reason and with no warning.  It will just snap to a black screen instantly.I've done a full refrresh of my Windows 8. I've run all the validation tools I could think of (hard drive/mem/OS files/etc.) There's nothing particular evident in my event viewer except for this in my system errors:'The description for Event ID 0 from source GeneStor cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer.If the event originated on another computer, the display information had to be saved with the event.The following information was included with the event:GeneStor driver startedGeneStor driver started (2)'I believe they are connected because before the crashes started to occur the Onekey Recovery application would start randomly opening multiple instances of itself.' As an addendum, it also appear that I am getting kernal-power event 41The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.---- The other issue which may or may not be related is with... Read more

A:Lenovo y510P - Random Reboot and Power Button Issu...

So as a heads up for anyone else that might be encountering either of these issues - I called support just now and I'm sending it off for repair.  Bit of a bummer since this is my work machine (thankfully I have my t500 from college still kicking around to use in the meantime). Tech support was really nice and quick. Didn't make me walk through the diagnostics/troubleshooting I'd already done which is refreshing. Hopefully this is just a fluke because apart from these issues I really like this machine (and as I said, my thinkpad is rock solid.)

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my pc will start as normal up to the windows splash screen then reboots, can get to the safe mode but it does the same thing,( tried all the variations safe mode,same result) its just like if i hit the reset button. this started happening after removing THINKPOINT, i ran malwarebytes antimalware by installing the infected HD in a second computer as slave drive. still just wants to cycle on off on.

A:on off cycling xp pc

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. Are you still having the cycling? That's typically from an antivirus removing a critical registry entry or file that was infected by malware.If you do have the cycling, do you have access to a working computer and have a USB flash drive you can dedicate to this for a few days?-etavares

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Hello Bleeping computer

My 5 year old daughter managed to get on my destop the other day and started something running from the internet whilst looking for cartoons. The screen had frozen and i waited for a good 15 mins before turning off with the button on the front of the desktop. When i turned the PC back on it started cycling through the XP boot system, only very quickly flicking past the blue screen to start the cycle again. I managed to run my operating system disc by pressing F10 at startup and choosing CDrom. The disc started to run a repair on my PC then stopped at the blue screen, this is what it stated:

PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA

0x00000050(0xC2340000,0x00000000,0x8043d403,0x00000000)

I forgot to mention that the PC boots to the safe mode option screen but none of the safe mode options work, they freeze whilst listing the drivers then again the XP boot screen starts again!!

If anyone could help that would be great!!
Thanks in advance

Mark

A:Windows XP cycling

System manufacturer and model?

Do you have a MS Genuine XP CD?

If so, boot to the Recovery Console and try to run the chkdsk /r command.

Louis

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Ok, I play video games so to my family, im obviously a super computer tech, right? anyways...

My sisters computer (an E-machines) just one day started cycling its boot up over and over. First you see the Emachines screen... then the win xp screen... then back to the Emachines screen... repeating over and over.

I did some research and other emachine owners led me to believe it was a motherboard issue. So, i have a computer i stopped using about 6 months ago cause it was having Hard Drive issues. I brought that over to my sisters house, pulled the HD out, and put the HD from her machine into mine. Same problem. it simply cycles over and over.

My question is, is this a software issue.... or perhaps is her HD damaged??

Not sure what course to take now. Any help/suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much.

A:pc cycling rebooting?

I just fixed my sister computer with the same prob. What I did was to restore it to a previous point that the computer actually worked. Did this and the computer worked. I have had another computer that the problem turned out to be the mother board was over heating. Try the restore point first. Then try a clean install. If that does not work then it is the nasty overheating which usually ends up frying the board.

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Parts...
Patriot Gamer 2 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory

EVGA 012-P3-1570-AR GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP

Intel Core i7-950 Bloomfield 3.06GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor

EVGA X58 FTW3 132-GT-E768-TR LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Rosewill Green Series RG700-S12 700W Continuous @40C,80 PLUS Certified,Single 12V Rail,Active PFC

HD Western Digital 250gb Caviar Blue / SE / SE16 (SATA II) (old part b4 i get a ssd)

I just put this together and when I power it on it cycles on and off. The mother boards DEBUG display says f6 and f9.
 

A:New build, cycling on and off

Try using a different PSU if possible and see what happens.
 

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I am not sure if my post title is accurate--so I will try my best to describe the symptoms.

This is VISTA OS

Everything started when I ran MS config--I was trying to start it up in safe mode. (my brother in-law said that the best place to run ad-ware scans ect)

I cannot remember what I told it to do---my selection was not safe mode---I never saw that---but it sounded close. Minimal.....maybe?

Anyhow--when the computer rebooted it goes through the normal start up process...but the desktop screen never loads and the whole process starts up again.

I did hit delete to get to the BIOS screen. But don't know what to do in there so I did not do anything crazy. This is terrible description I know.

It never had problem booting up before so it must have been something I did.

Any questions I will try my best to answer so if you have any thoughs please jump in.
 

A:cycling start up

So basically it's in a restarting loop?
 

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sorry friends, I know issues like this have been brought up in the past but I don't know what to do.

History:

I recently built (not without difficulty and help from friends) a new computer. I had planned on it being used just for school but, when assembled and running, decided I'd like to game a bit as well.

My initial specs were:
Win 7 RTM
GA-EP45-UD3P v1.6 mobo
Intel Core2Duo E4800
2x2GB DDR2 PC 8500 ram
1x ATI 4670 GPU
Antec Sonata Designer case with 500w psu

this setup worked fine

When I decided I wanted to get a bit more gaming power I went out and purchased a second ATI 4670... I soon learned about CrossfireX and trying to get my 2 cards to work became an unsuccessful project for the next few days. Although a dual GPU system was never realized, I booted and ran Windows without issue.

My next step was to return both ATI 4670's and leave frys with a
BFG's GeForce GTX 285 OC
and an Antec 850W True Power Quattro PSU

I removed EVERYTHING from the Antec case, used a dremmel tool to cut into the HDD housing rack (space for the new GeForce was too short by an 2cm), installed the new PSU along with the remaining component's from above.

What I did not do was uninstall the drivers and software for my ATI's before returning them. I thought this might be an issues but figured I could correct it without too much trouble.

My computer has not posted since, at least I don't think so. The fans start spinning, blank screen, and after 30s to 1... Read more

A:Computer cycling on and off

You don't mention whether there are beep codes or not.
Please visit this forum for explanatiion.
Here is another forum which could be some help.
 

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computer sounds like its cycling constantly. kinda sounds like when a scan is running but there are none running........what might cause this? what about processes in my windows task manager? I have 48 processes with one called System Idle Process running at about 95 in the CPU column.........

A:computer cycling

the System Idle Process is not a process, more a counter which is displayed in WinTasks used for measuring how much idle time the CPU is having at any particular time. This counter will display how much CPU Resources, as a percentage are 'idle' and available for use.

scanned for viruses spyware ad-ware etc. etc.?

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Hey Guys. Thanks in advance for your help.

I just reformatted my computer because when it got to the Windows loading screen with the blue bar, it just froze and would do nothing. And that happened randomly one night. Now after reformatting it, it was working fine and i installed all the drivers. Restartted computer so drivers workked. Everything is going great. Then i turn off the computer. Come down the next morning and turn it on. This time it will get to the same Windows Loading screen with the blue bar except after like 7 seconds of loading, it will turn off and reboot itself. This will happen continuously with no user interaction. Any ideas are greattly appreciated!
Joey
 

A:Reboot cycling?!?!

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Unfortunately i'm not here referring to the jolly little exercise involving pedals and tight fitting shorts.

My friends machine keeps cycling. 1st suspected problem was the hard drive, as for some reason this system seems to keep eating Hdd's. So new disk purchaced, and installed. "Oh goody" it's recognised by the bios, boots from the XP cd, starts loading basic drivers etc... gets as far as the option screen, (i.e. "To set up windows now, press enter...") then decides that, for kicks, it would like to repeat the previous excercise, and reboots, much to my frustration.

Unfortunatly I cannot recall the exact spec of the machine, only that it is an Athlon 1200, running 256MB Ram, and the new disk is a western digital 80GB.

Have tried the said Hdd on my machine with no problems, installed XP without a hitch, therefore ruling out a failed disk.

Any suggestions as to its apparent compulsion to reboot?

Thanks in advance.

Artie
 

A:System Cycling

Artie: Try running a memory test on the machine. 256MB is really not enough memory for XP, altho it will work.
If more memory is available, I'd try it. But first, run Memtest 86 for at least 3-4 hours.
There should be NO errors.
 

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Hey,
I've dealt with this problem for a long time and I'm getting pretty frustrated. Using a Toshiba Satellite (laptop) A305 running Vista Home Premium x64. Checked my router and internet connections using other non-Vista laptop and wireless connection - no problem with them.

When the internet runs, it runs like a charm...

But...

Seemingly without warning, internet connection will disappear. Tends to go from Internet Connected, to Connected to Router (but no internet connection), to Not Connected (even to router), to Connected to Router, to Not Connected, to Internet Connected. All of this doesn't happen in a regular or predictable manner (including how long it takes to go through the "cycles").

Normally, if I leave the computer alone for a few minutes (15-30), it will go back to full connection.

Makes me want to through my computer against the wall at times. Please help?

Let me know if there is any additional information you might need.

Jay

A:Connection Cycling

Welcome to the forum.
Have you checked that all drivers/software is up to date for your computer?
A visit to the Toshiba support website can determine for you the updated requirements for your wireless system.
Toshiba Satellite Pro? Laptop Computers | US.Toshiba.com
This problem which has been going on for some time? How long?
You tested the system with another computer, now many times, & at what times?
What make & model number is your router?
Please click on the link to do the check:-
Network Posting Tips - Vista Forums
Network Posting Tips
Below I am including Some links containing information that may be of relevance. Some relate to different continent, but problems the same wherever you reside!
My broadband connection keeps dropping | Help | BT.com Help
Tips to Speed Up Your Broadband
How to Increase Wireless Receiver Signal Strength | eHow.com

Hope they can be of some assistance to you.
Please post back your results.
Thank you.

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hey guys,

I have a sony viao computer. when i begin the boot process, xp goes straight to the option of selecting safe mode, safe mode with networking, etc. it then flashes a quick blue screen and then proceeds to go back to selecting safe mode, etc. XP just keeps on cycling back and forth from blue screen to selecting safe mode. what can be the problem.

prodriguez55
 

A:windows xp cycling

Welcome to TSG....

Your computer specifications say, Windows 2000. Your post says xp. Is this the same computer?

Could you post the system specs on your computer?
 

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I just installed Total Annihilation and expansions on my computer and restarted it. My computer began restarting normally but every time it got to the end of the restarting process it brings up a page with an error message that isn't shown long enough to see what it says, then it turns off and restarts again all by its self.

What do I do?
 

A:Cycling Restarts

The first thing would be to disable "Automatically restart". This might give you the oppurtunity to view the error. To do this (in XP), click on start button, right click on My Computer, go to Properties, Advanced tab, "Settings" button under Startup and Recovery, deselect "Automatically restart". Had to do this myself recently because of display driver problems, and it allowed me time to find a fix. Hope this helps.
 

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Hi. Thanks in advance for any help or advice you can give on this one:

In task manager, I see that explorer keeps using 2% of resources all the time. So I open 'process monitor' and see that explorer keeps calling "ieframe.dll". A web search indicates that ieframe.dll is part of IE7. I do use IE7, and it seems to work properly. But after a reboot, without ever invoking IE7, windows explorer keeps running the "ieframe.dll".

There is a "buffer overflow" in the 'process monitor' listing (below). There are no errors in the system event viewer. Application programs seem to work correctly. This MIGHT have started just after Norton detected and quarantined a small swarm of threats, cleverly called "a.exe" "b.exe" "c.exe" etc. Norton says my system is clean.

Any thoughts on how to stop the continuous calling of ieframe.dll by explorer. [Yes, it's being called by explorer, not internet explorer].

Thanks, John

Process Monitor listing (just one chunk).
[codebox]2:40:24.2000674 PM Explorer.EXE 1516 CreateFile C:\WINDOWS\system32\ieframe.dll SUCCESS Desired Access: Generic Read, Disposition: Open, Options: Synchronous IO Non-Alert, Non-Directory File, Random Access, Attributes: n/a, ShareMode: Read, AllocationSize: n/a, OpenResult: Opened
2:40:24.2003635 PM Explorer.EXE 1516 CreateFile C:\WINDOWS\system32\ieframe.dll SUCCESS Desired Access: Generic Read, Write A... Read more

A:ieframe.dll keeps cycing and cycling

You might try IEFix:http://windowsxp.mvps.org/IEFIX.htm

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I'm trying to get the cycling background to extend onto both displays so i will have one continuous background rather than two identical ones. all my wallpapers are dualscreen, but windows is displaying them all smashed together on both displays. It worked one boot up, and im unable to make it reoccurring. I've checked what i think are all the menus, but i cant seem to find any option that changes that. im almost positive i can accomplish this without a third party app.

A:cycling dual screen?

Pretty sure that it works if you set your wallpapers to tile. It only looks good if you have wallpapers for your exact res though.

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System: Windows XP Professional, Audigy 2 ZS

My system audio mute is turning on and off over and over at random intervals as short as a second or two, long as 5 or 10 minutes. Things I have tried:

1) Updated sound device driver
2) Replaced keyboard
3) Uninstalled program that was added around the time this began
4) Bought and ran registry cleaner
5) System Restore
6) Ruled out applications as the cause (happens in all apps)

This system has run fine for several months, almost every component is brand new, and there have been no system or hardware changes in the timeframe where this has been happening.

Thanks for your help
 

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I'm having a problem with windows cycling between the BIOS info to the welcome page and back again. This occurred when I loaded some software (Avira anti virus) and then had to restart. I tried my original Windows disk and tried repairing my OS. It got worse, now it does it when I boot my CD from the CD. Any suggestions?

Bill
 

A:Windows XP cycling on loading

Does booting into safe mode still work?
 

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My system will cycle during bootup. First I get the BIOS info then for a brief few seconds, the Windows loading window and then back to the Bios. I've tried booting using my XP CD but it cycles as well. I tried to get into safe mode but can't. I've done a few cold boots (overnight) but no success. Any suggestions?

Bill

A:Windows XP cycling on loading

Hello Bill

Try the easiest things first.
See if you can get to the Safe Mode Options Screen
Reboot and start pressing F8 continually. You should come to the page with Safe Mode Options (Last Known Good Config) etc

Try selecting "Last Known Good Config" first.

If that does not work select
'Safe mode with command prompt'

At the command prompt type
C:\Windows\system32\restore\rstrui.exe

Hopefully this will open System Restore, so restore to before the problem started
http://bertk.mvps.org/

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Hey guys I have an 2005 Hp DV8000 laptop running XP Media edition. Right now its stuck in a cycling boot and I cannot boot Normally, from safe mode, from safe mode with command prompts, Last known good config, etc. The last thing I was doing with it was trying to compress some old hard drive files, and when I turned it off, it came back on saying 'Sorry but windows did not start succesfully, then gives me the list of things to do. I went into the bios to perform an hdd check, and it came up as ''passed" I would normally just perform a restore, but I cant even get to a point where I can do that. Any help would be greatly appreciated-oh and another thing I dont have restore cds, so things are looking pretty grim, but maybe one of you guys can help-Thanx in advance.

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I had an unexpected glitch with the main machine just half an hour ago and I am getting a startup repair window cycling over and over.
I ran some scans Superantispyware and ADW they found nothing much did a system restore but it didn't work and am now at a loss as to what to do as my last back up was over two weeks ago.

I have been having a few problems all day with it to be honest like mail not downloading, my backup and restore in the Control Panel not working and any drives hooked up not being "seen". I have done the usual stuff before it went completely as SFC but before I could get to chkdsk it has finally got to this cycling thing.

Lucky I have most of my gear on this machine and the laptop but am now thinking maybe it is a total install.

A:Help needed - repair cycling

Hi

Are you able to get to safemode ??

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The photos app live tile keeps cycling the same 5-6 photos always even though the app has been linked to thousands of photographs. Any way to change this? Thanks.

A:Photos app cycling same pics always

i had the same issue. somewhere there is a suggestion to uninstall and reinstall the app from the store, which i did, now *no* photos are shown in the photo app. library has 1000s of photos, also i cannot open a photo to the photo app via right-click > open with... . this issue is irritating because it appears windows uses this app to change lock screen and user picture.

what visually happens:
(-) when i first upgraded to win 8, the photo app live tile did the same as described by OP - cycled through just a handful of pics from within my 1000s in the library (incidentally, these were ALL taken by a really old phone camera ages ago). i tried rectifying this by reinstalling the photo app (after having to reset windows update), but this has caused the following behaviours:

(a) if i try to open photos app, the ferriswheel background of the app opens and says 'add some pictures'. i click on this, and it goes to a black screen saying 'we couldn't find any photos in here' with no error codes, no suggestions, no buttons to click except 'back' to the ferriswheel.

(b) if i try to send a photo to photo app, the blue photo app background with white icon appear and remain until i drag off the app. sometimes the background remains for up to 15 or so seconds, then the picture flashes for a fraction of a second before the screen changes to the start screen.

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New to this forum with a TOSHIBA SATELITTE 2595CDS laptop is running Win2K pro, set to auto logon.

On Boot, the Toshiba screen comes up, followed by the Windows screen which dit dit dits across approx of the way, then Windows screen states ?Setup is being restared?.?
This is followed by a blue screen with a 1inch black border
followed by a black screen with cursor
Then a mini-second flash of error message
And back to Boot with Toshiba logo etc.

I've booted in safe mode, used boot disks, and the install Cd and run all the Recovery perambulations. As soon as the laptop tries to load windows, I am back to the cycling.
I don?t have a recovery disk, do have the original Toshiba setup disk (which originally ran Win98) and 3 month old RegScrub registry save.

Inet research suggests that the following files may be missing:
NTLDR
boot.ini
ntdetect.com
Rundll32.dll
ntoskrnl.exe
bootvid.dll
hal.dll
system.alt
but without knowing which folder to look in, I haven?t been able to check for them. Besides I?ve forgotten what little Dos (or Win2K?s almost Dos) I used to know, with which I might copy these files (to which folders??)

Does anyone know how to pause at the error screen ? it flashes too fast to hit the pause or Windows button, and holding down shift or delete or shft ctrl del does not get me out of auto logon.

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A:2K cycling recycling logon

You need your original Windows 2000 Professional disc to easily make things right. Chkdsk would likely not help anyway.
 

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We have one lab here that will not update. It will just endlessly check for updates and will never actually find any. It will return once you stop it that "windows 7 is update to date" , yet these computers haven't received updates since August 2010.

[these computers are running w7 prof]

Deepfreeze is turned off.
Firewall is turned off.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,

B

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Are automatic updates turned on or off?

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I reset my computer after I tried downloading an application off a torrent to get a more practical understanding of Python (curse you, darned torrents). After it came with a metric crapton of adware and associated junk, I reset my computer through Settings on Windows 10. After that, it said it couldn't reset properly and I had tried resetting again and it led me back to the same place. Then I think I clicked the restart anyway or some equivalent button and it keeps cycling through the HP logo and turning pitch black. I have no regard of the files on my computer so recovering them is not a priority.

A:Tried to reset my HP 15 TouchSmart, keeps cycling through th...

Hi, I beleive your computer got infected.. You've mention that you tried performing RESET? How?.If your computer keeps on a boot loop process, What you can do is try to perform a Hard reset. ?Turn the computer off?Take out the charger and the battery?Press and hold the power button for 10-15 secs while the battery and charger is unplug?Then plug the charger back in and turn your computer on without the battery "Check if the boot loop will reoccur" Whether the boot loop reoccurs or not resetting the computer will be the best resolution cuz taking the virus manually will take sometime. Reset the computer via start menu ?Turn your computer back on and keep tapping ESC?Start menu will pop up, Click F11 to load up Recovery Manager?Click Troubleshoot then click RESET Note: Reset will take time 3-4 hours depending on how big the files you have on your computer.




"Education costs money; so does Ignorance"

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I finally got mine to look awesome, but now I want to go further. Is there a way to make your log on screen change? I know that you can set your desktop background to change to something else at intervals (I don't do this because I have my rainmeter skins set up in a way I like), but is there a way to have your log on screen image cycle between different images every time you hit windows+L or turn the computer on?

A:Cycling images in log on screen?

Luke Payne Software ? Logon Screen Rotator

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Recently there was a fire at my neighbor's house, and the fire department cut the power, and in the process my motherboard got fried. Replaced the mobo, but on boot Vista gives me the loading screen, and then almost immediately freezes, then reboots. I can't get into safe mode, and I have run Chkdsk /f multiple times, restored to earlier and earlier restore points, and have ATTEMPTED to use my backup disks, but it looks like the new mobo's got Windows fooled into thinking that I'm on a completely new computer. I can confirm that all my files are still intact, I've got the drive plugged into my other computer and I can see that everything's still there, but Windows thinks otherwise apparently. Any thoughts here?

A:Vista's boot-cycling on me

What is your computer make and modeL
Is it a problem if you lose some stuff; like pics and documents etc.?

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I'm having BSOD troubles, if anyone will lend an ear or sees this and can help, I'm asking for suggestions/insights/critiques/analyses/etc.

I have a Toshiba L305D S5938 laptop, with AMD Turion X2/AMD chipset (please see my equipment profile). I purchased the unit brand new on March 28, 2009 from local retail outlet. Factory image was Vista'd (product key came w/it but no restore CDs).

I completely wiped Vista for a fresh install of Ubuntu after using Vista for 1 week; 64 bit Ubuntu running on it since then until about 1 week ago when I re-formated HDD again and re-imaged w/fresh copy of Windows 7 64 bit so I could use some non open-source software. New image is not dual-boot. Fresh partitn. gave 30gb to windows/boot sector and the rest of 320gb free, both formatted. (windows only recognizes a portion of the total drive space of course).

Computer has not been the same since. Keep getting BSOD no matter how I attempt to solve problem, but continue troubleshooting in hope that systemic trial and error will reveal source of problem. Please see brief description here: http://forums.amd.com/game/messageview.cgm?catid=2648&threadid=117468&highlight_key=y&keyword1=BSOD

This is same problem. Toggling back/forth between AHCI and 'Compatibility' modes seems to produce fewer BSODs, but unit eventually starts failing at disk.sys again anyway-->more BSOD.

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A:cycling BSOD Windows 7 64 bit

Sorry, I accidentally typoed the link above, it's actually:
http://forums.amd.com/game/messageview.cfm?catid=264&threadid=117468&enterthread=y
 

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trying to start windows xp home...says previous stsrtup attempt interupted..says to choose"start win normally" then it goes right back to that screen again! when i tried to reboot..and put in the xp home disk....it goes to start upscreen then says an unexpected error (0)occured at line 1768 in D:\xpsp1\base\boot\setup\arcdisp.c." press any key to continue...when i do it does it all over again! any ideas anyone thanx!
 

A:windows xp home cycling

Could be a problem with your RAM. Here's a MSKB on this error.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316400/en-us
 

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Hi guys, I think I have commited a mistake.

Therefore I would like to explain that I aint someone who is comfortable to use my bank ID on the web, witch is why I use alot of scan, to make sure I'm not infected.

When I started using ComboFix, it resquested a update. Afterwhat It start running normaly. After the scan process, my computer restarted and now it keeps rebooting when I reach the page "select the system of exploitation you would like to use"

-Microsoft Windows XP Edition Familiale (I use a french version)
-Microsoft Windows Recovery Console

I am using a windows xp, as far it can help. And I'm not so sure about my computer information since I can't log into it. It seems that CF deleted some files of the operating system. (Didn't know he could have done that)

Therefor I tryed to use the CD of windows XP with the repair tool. But it didn't work.

Please, I don't wish to lose all my data.

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Hi all,

I have got a tv linked up to a laptop and i am wanting it to display a google spreadsheet for a few mins then cycle a few other notices then start again at the google spreadsheet.

I thought about setting it all up as separate html files and having it auto forward after x seconds but would not know how to get the google doc to auto forward. also thought about having the screen saver kick in after a min with the messages saved as images and the screensaver showing those images before an auto clicker turns the screensaver off but this limits me to still images.

The google spreadsheet keeps getting changed and updated through out the day

does anybody have any other ideas that would work better? I am wanting to keep it simple as much as i can.

Thank you all
 

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I get this message every ten seconds that says that windows explorer has stopped working I do not know how to stop it. What should I do?

I saw a July 2nd posting with this same problem. What was the solution?
 

A:Windows explorer cycling over and over

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I have a laptop that has no cd or floppy drives and to install windows 2000 i pulled
the HDD and put it on anopther system that I have and installed everything that i
needed. When I put the HDD back in to the laptop all it will do is a continous cycle.
It gets as far as the black and white "starting windows" screen with "hit F8 for
troubleshooting" .

I tried every option in that menu, tried changing BIOS settings but no luck. I hope
someone can help.
Thanks
 

A:2000 cycling after swapping HDD

You can't do that - unles the other machine is IDENTICAL. I can't think of a way of doing it safely with your setup.
 

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So my question is this. Is there a program you can get that will cycle the battery when its plugged in? I just got the battery in my HP replaced, and I want to take precautions to help insure that it doesnt go bad so rapidly again (last battery died after only a year) I have my computer plugged in frequently, but I also carry it around sometimes. Any ideas to help me? HP told me that it died that soon because I kept it charging when I wasnt using it, and that I didnt let it cycle enough. Ive heard from someone that they have a program that does it... just thought Id ask here. -Dennis
 

A:Laptop battery cycling

There are lots of articles on the Internet about how to make your battery last longer. I suppose you have a Li-Ion battery (all modern laptops have this kind of battery).
The best way to make a battery last longer is to let it charge to 100% before you use it, and also discharge all the way whenever possible. At least once a week. Don't use half the battery, and plug in the charger again, unless it's really necessary.
I don't use my battery much, so when I come home with, say, 50% battery I take it out, connect the power-plug and keep working. When I need the battery again I turn off the computer, connects the battery and off I go.
That way I don't have to worry if the battery is charging too much.
 

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OK...here goes. and maybe this is a software issue not hardware. Feel free to move to where it needs to go. My friend gave me an old computer that he said had a 'corroded' not corupted motherboard. (It appears to be a gateway) He showed me some corrosion on the top of a few what appears to be capacitors. I swapped the motherboard out with an old MSI that I had laying around. (MSI-6378 Ver3) When all was said and done the attempted boot succeded all the way to the start of windows. I don't get a 'windows' screen just the white lettering on a black screen and it states 'windows is trying to load' , then stops and automatically restarts all over again.(like if I had pushed the 'restart' button) Anyone with any Ideas? Running windows XP SP3. Thanks in advance for any suggestions!
 

A:Windows keeps cycling on startup

Was Windows already loaded on the PC prior to swapping the MB?

Regards,
Rollin
 

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when i do control, alt. del..... my windows task manager is showing 35 processes running at a cpu usage of between 72 and 90%....and the computer is running very slowly even after running a system recovery.....what can i do? or what processes can be removed safely.

A:can hear computer cycling continuously

I would suggest you read through these Hijack This Instructions follow them.
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HELP! We have a Dell desktop. Recently chkdsk began happening at every startup of our computer. It would take hours until we could finally use the computer. We bought a program from iolo called System Mechanic. We ran the program and it told us to restart the computer for changes to take place. We restarted the computer 4 days ago and can't get into Windows now. Everytime we start the computer it goes into chkdsk. It gets to step 5 and then restarts the chkdsk all over again. We tried going into safe mode, but it does the same chkdsk. We tried using "last know good settings", same chkdsk cycling. We can't get passed the chkdsk to get into Windows or our desktop. We tried putting in the Windows XP Professional Reinstallation CD, but it won't boot from it. We even tried changing the boot sequence, but it still goes to the chkdsk. How do we get passed the chkdsk to get our computer started?

A:chkdsk cycling at startup can't get into Windows

Hi, and welcome to TSF.

Can you get to the start, run command ?

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A customer of mine has brought a custom PC in with Vista Ultimate, upon booting it, it will say "Please wait for the Windows Modules Installer...", followed by "Configuring updates...", and then "Stopping services...", then it proceeds to restart and cycle that same process. I'm at my wits end having done everything I can think of to fix this but to no avail. Anybody have any ideas?
 

A:Vista boot cycling problem

hi can it start in safe mode or you could try a start up repair
if you can do safe mode you could try stopping then removing the updates.if you try the repair you may need to try it as a upgrade
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/88236-repair-install-vista.html then you can reinstall the updates one at a time
 

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when I try to start up in morning or after a shutdown it will go through a cycle of restarting like when you first turn it on. It will keep cycling through drives and beep like on start up then it will cycle through drives the again and again some times it will reach boot screen I can never rememebr the name of that screen you know the screen where all devices are shown and where you can go into bios from. any way then it will start back over again , sometime it will boot after about 5 or 6 times of turning system on an off again sometime 45 minutes after doing this it will start can someone please help thanks
 

A:Help Pc keeps restarting or cycling dont know what to call it

You may need a new bigger power supply or may be attacked by virus, just a guess.
 

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My pc (running windows xp) has worked fine for two years but last night I was on the internet and the screen put up a "no signal" message. It then started to boot iself up again but didn't get very far when it went back to the beginning of the booting sequence, then again the booting failed at the same place and it started to reboot again ... and again .... and again. This is all it will do now - oh dear.

When the booting fails, it is after PCI Device Lists and the last thing I see (only for a split second) looks like:

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Invalid Boot INI file

Booting from C:windows

NTD Detect: failed

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Does this mean anything to anyone out there?

I know very little about computers.

Is this something I might be able to sort out?

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
 

A:PC cycling through failed boot up and restart

Looks like Something Bad has happened to your data on the hard disk.

The easiest solution would be trying to reinstall Windows from scratch. That is if you don't mind losing your data on the computer.

You should get someone with some experience with computers to have a look at it and maybe restore it to the original state.
 

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I just tried to do the SP2 install. Install failled...I cancelled install...it froze...I rebooted. Then it kept rebooting. I hit f8 and stopped it from rebooting at system failure and now my BSOD reads winsrv was not found. What can I do now? Thanks in advance for help

A:Sp 2 Install Failure Reboot Cycling...

I had a problem once with getting a flashing blue screen (reboot loop) when I installed sp2 on a customers eMachine.I ended up just doing a fresh install after backing up her data on another computer.You may want to try these steps though even though they did not work for me...If you would like to diagnose the blue screen error, you need to boot into safe mode (if possible).Hit F8 multiple times immediately after your computer flashes the bios screen on boot up. Select Safe Mode.If the computer boots properly go to Control Panel > System then click the "Advanced" tab.At the bottom you will see a section called "Startup and Recovery" click the "Settings" button for Startup and Recovery.In the next window, uncheck the box labeled "Automatically restart"Once you do this, the computer will no longer automatically restart, instead it will lock up when the blue screen error displays.After you have the blue screen freeze, you can write down the information it provides and can offer more assistance with troubleshooting your error since you know the exact error code affiliated with your problem.I hope safe mode works since this will offer a great deal of help troubleshooting your problem.If safe mode is impossible you may want to perform a repair install of Windows.Open the recovery console by booting to a Windows XP install cd, and press "r" after setup loadsThis will load the recovery console, select the Windows installation you w... Read more

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I am using a Dell Inspiron 5150, p4 3.2 w/HT, 1gb ram, Geforce fx go 64 mb video.

I experience strange cycling slowdown while running games. About thirty seconds smooth gameplay followed by a huge slowdown where the video and audio will skip, and then "catch up" again, over and over. Alt-tabbing a game and viewing processor usage in speedswitch shows nearly uniform peaks and valleys going from about 15 percent usage to about 99 percent usage. This problem has plagued this machine since I got it, and has really put a damper on things. Can anybody help me?

Thanks, Vince

A:Weird Cycling slowdown during gaming

Hi Vince, and welcome to TSF!

Next time it happens, can you go to task manager and go to the Processes tab, then if it is available make sure "Show processes from all users" is ticked (I think you need to be running an Admin access account to do this). Can you see any processes which are using up a large (ie > 50%) amount of CPU time?

Next, let's rule out virii or spyware.
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Download / Install / Update / and Run:
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Get the plug-in for fixing VX2 variants. You can download it at this SITE
To run this tool, install to the hard drive, then open Ad-aware->Add-ons and select VX2 Cleaner. Then click Run Tool and OK to start it. If it's clean, it will say Status System Clean. Otherwise, you will have to click on the Clean button to remove the VX2 infection.
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Download and install Spybot S&D . Run Spybot and click on the 'Search for Updates' button. Install any updates that are available. Next click on the 'Check for Problems' button. Let it run the scan. If it finds something, check all those in RED and hit the Fix Selected Problems button. Exit... Read more

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Here is a new one.

Have a WinBook XL2. When starting up it runs through the BIOS memory check, OK says Hit delete to enter setup, then screen goes black and it starts over, BIOS check etc.

Delete key does not work to enter setup.

Any ideas?

-Rich Fairfull
[email protected]
 

A:Winbook will not boot, keeps cycling through BIOS

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We have a Acer Aspire 5520 series laptop.Left on for a while and when came back it wouldn't come out of 'sleep' mode but hitting ESC and then the power on button just cause it to cycle, click on click off but never restarting. Even removed battery to see if that would 'reset' things--no change. Is this completely fried? Sure hope not; got lotsa stuff on it. HELP!
I have posted this on the 'Vista' place, hope one of these is right. Tnx KJ
 

A:Solved: Acer laptop cycling on/off

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I have been running an extended desktop with the primary connected HDMI and the second connected VGA. This had been working fine. Now the second (VGA) has switched to the primary and the second cycles on and off. It appears in the Display settings and then goes away and repeats. Cables are good. Any Ideas?

A:Multiple Monitors VGA and HDMI Cycling on and off

Sounds like the primary monitor electronics might be shot, try connecting JUST that monitor alone and if it continues to cycle.... Try all the possible connections it offers that you can, if one works, stick with it.

If you want certainty that it's broken, hook it up to another system if it's still failing on yours.

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This is a new one on me. When I boot up the system, it starts to boot, but then goes into safe mode. If I don't do anything, it cycles in and out of safe mode. If I start in safe mode and try system restore, it restores the sys, but continues with boot up problems. I never get back into windows desktop. It continues to go in and out of safe mode. Any suggestions?
 

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Hi all.

Sometimes if I have a web page loaded into a Firefox tab, and if that webpage contains a video, the little activity thingy on the tab never stop cycling.

I guess this is something to do with the way streaming video works.

But what I'd like to know, is this an indication of constant Internet activity?

I might not want to watch the video straight away so I'll leave the tab loaded. Am I thus experiencing bandwidth usage all the time that the activity doover is running around in its little circle?

TIA

- Rosie

A:Activity indicator keeps cycling on Firefox tabs

It usually means that Firefox is having trouble loading a small part of the web page (possibly an advert or image). Hit the Esc key on your keyboard to stop the activity thing on the tab. It shouldn't affect the streaming video or unnecessarily increase the site's bandwidth usage.

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Hi. Another one of my computers seems to be having issues. This time it tries to boot into windows vista, but after the load screen it gives me a blue screen and immediately restarts.

Even in safe mode, after loading the drivers it immediately gives me a blue screen and restarts. Maybe a drivers issue? Or is one of my hard drives failing? I have two raid hdd's installed and it says one of them is failing...

Any help would be appreciated.

Symbiotech,

A:Cycling through a BSoD, safe mode inaccessible.

Hello,

A failing hard drive could definitely cause that. I suggest you remove the failing drive and boot with the other. If you have a striped array (as opposed to a mirror), backup all the data to another drive, and do a clean install onto the good drive.

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My new laptop, windows 10, will not fully startup.  when I turn it on, it goes between the toshiba logo and blank black screen with solid cursor top left.  I managed to get into the toshiba setup utility, in hopes to get into safe mode with internet, but I don't see an option for that. HELP!!
 
The options listed for this setup utility are
from the left:
main:  
gives basic info about computer
 
security:
BIOS password options
HDD/SSD options
Secure boot enable/disable
tpm enable/disable
 
power management:
Wake up on LAN en/dis
wak on keyboard en/dis
critical battery wake up en/dis
panel open power on en/dis
power on by AC en/dis
dynamic cpu frequency mode
SATA interface setting
 
advanced:
Virtualization Technology
Beep sound
USB power in sleep mode
change boot order
system config
 
exit
 
Bottom right is:
 
Help f1
setup defaults f9
save and exit f10
close esc
 
 

A:Toshiba Laptop cycling startup page-

It sounds like you're in the BIOS settings.
 
Try to boot unto Recovery -
 
QuoteQuote
First restart your Toshiba laptop. Press either "F1," "0," or "F8" to be taken to your computer's hard drive utility screen. The key command differs depending on the model Toshiba computer that you own. Select "Restore Original Factory Image" from the list of options in System Recovery

http://forums.toshiba.com/t5/System-Recovery-and-Recovery/How-To-Perform-system-recovery-Windows-7/ta-p/279643
 
I recommend that you take the system back and demand a new one.
 
Regards. . .
 
jcgriff2
 
p.s. Safemode via F8 key is no more - last OS with F8-key safemode was Windows 7.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4700HQ CPU @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 12170 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600, -1984 Mb
Hard Drives: A: Total - 715274 MB, Free - 313253 MB; C: Total - 591383 MB, Free - 359550 MB; D: Total - 102399 MB, Free - 31880 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., G750JS
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
 

A:BSOD with Cycling's Max 7 Software (win32k.sys error?)

Hello Rusky, welcome to the TSG Forums....

Can you please open Event Viewer and try to determine if any "Events" were reported by Windows at the time of BSOD.

T.
 

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Originally Posted by Rosie-L


Hi all.

Sometimes if I have a web page loaded into a Firefox tab, and if that webpage contains a video, the little activity thingy on the tab never stop cycling.

I guess this is something to do with the way streaming video works.

But what I'd like to know, is this an indication of constant Internet activity?

I might not want to watch the video straight away so I'll leave the tab loaded. Am I thus experiencing bandwidth usage all the time that the activity doover is running around in its little circle?

TIA

- Rosie




I'm having the same problem as the above. Koala answered like this:


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Originally Posted by koala


It usually means that Firefox is having trouble loading a small part of the web page (possibly an advert or image). Hit the Esc key on your keyboard to stop the activity thing on the tab. It shouldn't affect the streaming video or unnecessarily increase the site's bandwidth usage.




I tried hitting "Esc" to stop the cycling. It didn't work. Any other way to stop this?

It only really happens on YouTube. My subscriptions, the main page, a few other pages. Usually not the video page.

A:[SOLVED] Activity Indicator Keeps Cycling on Firefox

Stop button if it's not grayed out.

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They look at the screen (connected as a 2nd screen to a W7 PC) and say every 2 secs the website page changes (perhaps in a defined sequence). All the receptionist needs to do is open the program (or browser is it is a add on) and off we go! I have looked at Back Street borwser but could not get it to work.

Any suggestions welcome.

A:[SOLVED] Our office needs a website cycling facility for foyer display to visitors.

Back Street should have worked unless I didn't understand your aim. Another possibility would be: HTTrack Website Copier - Free Software Offline Browser (GNU GPL)

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A:Event viewer reporting constant cycling of Multimedia Class Scheduler

Look at Task Scheduler.

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My fan is buzzing and there is no air coming outside so It is overheating (since may be like 3 months)I try to find a replacement to my fan but unfortunately didn't find one (in Egypt) so is there any chance to get one at any cost, As it is really important.I found y510 fan replacement (not y510p) so it will work or NOT ? And where can I get/order new y510p fan ??

A:Y510p CPU fan replacement

Hi Mustafa_mah  , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Would you have the machine number ? Check on the machine number from the sticker or check it from here ,just keep your serial number confidential.
 
The same Parts look up page would also gave you the parts listing. Reference guide on disassembly on page 59 of the hardware manual similar to page 86 item 5.
 
5 VIQY1 Thermal Module(Y510p) part number 90202747
 
Using the part number may be able to help you search with the compatible parts as also indicated on the look up page by calling tech support and have you transffered to the parts sales department. This article discuss options to purchase FRU parts including quickpick option  or  other third party resellers .
 
Hope this help answer your query. 
Update us .
 
Regards

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A:y510p issues

up, i need help!!!! Lenovo you are just ignoring this, please answer..

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I installed Windows 10 last year and had to uninstall it due to wi-fi connectivity dropping.   Searching the internet, this seemed to be a frequent problem and Lenova did not support Windows 10 for the Y510P and did not provide drivers. I really liked windows 10 and would love to go back to it.    Is anyone running it, and how did you resolve the wi-fi connectivity issue?    I see on the Lenova Website they still don't list Windows 10 for this model.    Too bad.  Makes me really dislike Lenova products when they don't support OS upgrades.

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Is it possible to overclock the GPU and CPU a lil' bit in my y510p ?? If yes, could you please tell me how much can i boost it up and if it's worth it though...?










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A:Overclocking GPU and CPU in y510p

If you use the Intel Xtreme Tuning utility you can adjust the multipliers but that is all. The CPU already runs way to hot (and throttles as a result) so overclocking it will only make it worse. I did the opposite and undervolted mine so not only does it run cooler but it doesn't throttle anymore so it actually runs faster then a stock one. 

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I have a Lenovo Y510p. My warranty expired over a year ago, but my screen recently broke. I've tried to repair it myself, but it still won't display properly. Every time I call Lenovo I get a message to "schedule a callback," and every time I go to schedule a callback the web site tells me I'm out of warranty and won't allow me to schedule a callback. Is there a way I can schedule a repair through Lenovo?
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

A:Y510p - Out-of-warranty Repairs

Hi wristshot0 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
You may directly call in 1-877-4-Lenovo, 1-877-453-6686  for tech support to process an out of warranty repair .
They are open 24/7 so there would be an opportunity to get support on a specific time .
 
Update us how things go.
 
Regards

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A:Wifi upgrade y510p

Not sure bro, but my Y510p has Intel 7260. I think that one works well.
 
Have you tried to find that one?
 
The manual mentions these parts -
 
WLAN, WiFi 2x2 BGN+BT4.0, Intel 2230 BGN+BT M PCIE HMC 20200078
WLAN, WiFi 1x1 BGN, Cbt BCM94313HMG 1x1BGN HMC 20200102
WLAN, WiFi 1x1 BGN, Liteon HB125 1x1BGN HMC 20200223
WLAN, WiFi AC+BT4.0, Ltn BCM4352+20702 2x2AC+BT4.0 HMC(Y410p) 20200381
WLAN, WiFi 2x2 ABGN+BT4.0, Cbt BCM943228HMB 2x2ABGN+BT4.0 HMC(Y410p) 20200221
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http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_y410p_y510p_hmm.pdf

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A:Y510p Recovery disc

How did you get a recovery disc?

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Moderator comment: Spoiler tag removed for readability. Model added to subject for clarity.

A:Y510P - Downgrading to Windows 8/8.1

If windows came pre-installed on your laptop, the key might be on its certificate of authenticity. Alternatively, you can obtain the key using third party softwares like ProduKey. It'll display the currently activated key on your system.

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A:New y510p sli card not detected

This sounds like my situation: http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-Z-and-P-series/My-y500-laptop-cant-detect-second-y500-sli-...

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Hoy i have a problem with my y510p i started to flash the bios update from the supprt page and it is stuck at 100 the cooler started to rush as bolt on 100m but it still didnt reboot after 2 our. Any suggestion what to do?

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A:Ideapad Y510P RAM Upgrade

I'm currently considering this buy, could anyone consult me on this? (Compability/performance) https://www.amazon.com/Crucial-Single-PC3L-12800-SODIMM-204-Pin/dp/B006YG8X9Y/ref=sr_1_2?s=electroni...

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