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Computer shuts down just after start-up has completed

Q: Computer shuts down just after start-up has completed

Computer goes through it's diagnostics, Dell splash screen, and finally the complete desktop appears. After 15 seconds, the computer shuts down. The power is still on as I can open and close the dvd tray. After waiting approx. 30 minutes, I am able to start the computer and the same thing happens. I have tried replacing the main power supply and the main fan circulation air over the CPU. Any ideas or suggestions?

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Yesterday my computer would not start up cuz after a power surge it could not find the DVD-ROM and it would remain stuck like that. After unplugging the DVD i got the blue screen of death. So i start reinstalling. I install Windows 7. All good no problem...restart after restart all good. Then today when i t ry to turn it either shuts down while trying to get into Windows or right after i turn it on like seconds. I tried to listen to it and see what's going on but it just dies out just like that poof. Either at the beginning or when trying to get into windows. The only difference between today and yesterday is that I installed some updates before going to bed and today i cleaned it of the dust it had inside >.<
Any idea what happened? And what can i do?
Thanks for the help.

Interesting fact that i just discovered. If you enter BIOS and exit it....the computer starts and does not shut down. If you turn it on normally and let it do its shuts down and you have to turn off the power and turn it on again from the switch on the back of the computer for it to be able to get turned on.

A:Computer shuts down right after start up

When you go into your Bios, do you choose something like F10 = Save settings (Y/N and you choose Y for yes.....)
This might help keep your settings which might have got knocked off during the power surge..

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Trying to repair the Antivirus XP I downloaded from an apparent fraudulant UPS package. After running my virus scans, I must have po'd the virus.

I have run a boot scan, and now after removing more trojans, I can not open my computer. Even in safe mode, it will start to open then close. Anyway to bypass. I have tried to get through using the administrator acobleep and that is failing as well.

Any suggestions would be great. Thanks in advance for your help

A:Computer Shuts Down During Start-up

Moving to Am I Infected?

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I was playing Battle for Middle Earth this morning, and in the middle of the game, my computer shut down and I can't get it to start back up. I turn it on and it doesn't do anything (the fans start, but no beep).

System specs:

Athlon XP 2600+
1 gig Corsair pc3200 ram
ATI Radeon 9800 Pro 128 mb
Windows XP Professional Edition SP2
Maxtor 160 gb hd (7200 RPM)
Echo Star 580 Watt PSU
Nvidia nforce 2 mobo

My bios is up to date, and I tried resetting the bios settings on the mobo but it didn't fix anything.

Any ideas?

A:Computer shuts down, won't start up again


How many sticks of ram? 1 or 2
Generally I'd start
by swapping the cmos battery,
then if that doesn't help,
un-hooking to a barebones.
Don't remove from case just un-hook cables and power

all but
keyboard, ram, cpu, video and psu
just to check MoBo...
Post back

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I haven't done anything yet because there are so many things in the net that says what I should do..I'm confused about what to do so i posted here to ask on what to do..
I've seen this password_viewer.exe in the processes in windows task manager.So i search the web to find what it is and seen people with the same problem..After reading them, they did many things to remove it before asking in some forums..As you see I haven't done anything yet so I dont know where to start.
My computer shuts down after start>run>cmd..
In performance, CPU usage is in 90-100% without any applications running <--is this related to password_viewer.exe.?
Please help give me step by step on what to do..
thanx in advace..

A:my computer shuts down after i use start>run>cmd

Hello! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. In order to see what's going on with your computer I may ask for you to post various logs from the tools that we will use to resolve your issue. Please also share with me any information about how your computer is reacting and behaving each step of the way as we work through this process.Please download random's system information tool (RSIT) and save it to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe to run it.Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)

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I am attempting to put together a new computer. I bought the parts from new egg. This is nothing I haven't done before, however, this time I have a problem.

When I push the start button the machine runs for 2 seconds and shut down. During this brief period the CPU fan, the VGA card fan and case fans run. This is all I can determine in 2 secs.

I am using and Asus M2N-SLI Deluxe motherboard and an AMD Athlon 64X2 processor.

Does anyone have any suggestions other than returning the motherboard for exchange?


A:Computer Shuts down 2 secs After start

Have you linked the power cables correctly to your motherboard?

And what is your PSU?

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Ref Win 2003 xp SP 3 running on Toshiba Satellite. Run on home network through router to DSL 3G.

At close of business began restart procedure. During the start up, and before any screens appeared, the computer shut down.
Attempted 2nd restart with same result.

Have not had this problem before.

Very grateful for any help. I'm down.

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Hi! I'm new to the board and am an intermediate techie.

My computer and OS is as follows:
ASUSTeK A7S333 motherboard (bus clock set at 133MHz)
AMD Athlon XP 1.53 GHz (based on BelArc Advisor; I am not completely sure which processor it is; I installed it a while back)
512MB DDR SDRAM memory (PC2100 DDR266)
ATI Rage 128 Pro Video card
Win XP Pro SP2
RaidMax Scorpio case with 450W power supply and 5 fans

1) Basically, when the computer has been turned off for awhile, it does boot up fine. But, when I have to restart the machine instead of restarting, it shuts down after XP completes its shutdown process. From that point, I cannot get it to turn completely back on. When I would push on the power button, the computer lights goes on but the PC doesn't power up. I can hear the fans and the drives trying to power up; no beeping sounds and the monitor doesn't even show anything. So, basically I just leave it completely off for at least half hour before I turn it back on.

I have seen it where when it powers up, it goes to the CMOS setup and prompts me to set the CPU speed. This happened when the motherboard was setup with the JumperFree mode enabled. When I disabled it and manually set the CPU and DRAM speed, then it doesn't prompt me anymore at boot up; it goes directly to XP when it actually boots up. Currently, I have the jumper set at 133/133 (CPU/DRAM). While writing this post, I discovered that I shou... Read more

A:Computer sometimes does not start and/or it shuts down on restart

Additional notes:
I played with the different settings for the CPU and DRAM speed, but it seems that only the 100/100 and 133/100 seems to get the computer to even boot up. But with either setting, the computer still shuts down when I restart the machine -- and it doesn't completely boot up again after at least a half hour wait.


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My computer stalls up then shuts down. Afterwards I can't start it up?? It is a new system from Totally Awesome computers :< 800Mhz, P3. Can anybody give me a clue on whats wrong. And please use small words cause I don't know computers that well

A:My computer stalls up then shuts down. Afterwards I can't start it up??

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Hi im new this site iv got a proble i have a dell desktop 4 years old it wont start up it loads to the windows xp screen then stops then shuts down.I tried in safe mode and does the same never makes it to the icons.i took out one of the extra hard drives and one of the dvd burners to see if it would start but it wontit just wont boot up does anyone know what could be causing this could it be the power supply all the fans work im stumped thanks dutrem

A:Computer wont start it shuts down

Hi dutem and welcome to TechSpot

Yes this can be software or hardware related (ie Power Supply)

But I think your best option is to start with software.

Do you have the Windows setup CD ?
If so, you will need to start your computer with it and go to the Recovery console (the black Dos screen basically)
Once there, try doing a Check Disk, command line will be:
chkdsk /r

Once Check Disk has finished repairing any files, type Exit and restart your computer (hopefully it will start normally)

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hi, i am using windows xp and when i power it up it loads to windows and after couple minutes of using it, it makes beeping like sound 3 times and windows goes to the blue screen error and shuts down automatically.

Just before blue screen i cannot move my mouse.
sometimes after blue screen shutdown i am unable to turn on computer as it will still be at blue screen but other times it will start normally but does as above and blue screen and shuts down again.

Is this a hardware or spywares/malware problem? if so how do i fix it?

your help is appreciated thank you.

ps: i am trying to preserve date long enough to atleast transfer it online or onto another computer.

A:Help! after start up computer shuts down....(details inside)

Open the case and lift out each memory stick (RAM). Reseat firmly.

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That's pretty much the gist of the problem. I left click on the Start menu and the menu flashes on screen for a moment and then the PC shuts down. I just updated it to XP SP2. It is a Toshiba laptop. I don't really know what else to say about the problem.

A:Computer shuts down when I click start menu

have you tried any virus or spyware scans

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Please Help
I Have Just Purchased My Computer A Week Ago And For The Past Few Days Everytime I Try To Do Something In The Start Menu Like Go To Internet Connections Button It Gives Me Some Errore Messages And Shuts Me Out Of The Menu And Brings Me Back To The Startup Main Screen.

A:my computer shuts me down after pushing the start button

What is the exact error message?

We also need the basic specifications of your computer and which version of windows you are using.

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When I turn my computer on it takes me to the screen that says "Please wait..." then it says "configuring updates".....then "shutting down"....once it shuts down it starts the entire sequence over again and keeps repeating this loop. In order to shut it down completely I have to hold down the power button manually for several seconds.

Can anyone help me with this?

Thank you,

A:Computer Attempts To Start Up & Then Shuts Downs

Does anyone have any ideas to correct this??


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I have a Windows 7 64-Bit OS with 4GB RAM where, I have started the Windows 7 and after few minutes (say 6 ~ 12 mins) it turns off. I don't know what the cause is and trying to sort out.

Kindly help on this and if there requires more information, feel free to probe for more information related to this.

Computer specs details provided below:

Motherboard - DG41RQ
RAM - DDR2 - Transcend - 800 MHz - 4 GB
Processor - Intel Core 2 Quad CPU - Q9300 @ 2.5GHz
BIOS Version - RQG4110H.86A.0017.2011.0322.1523
System Bus Speed - 1333 MHz
Operating System - Windows 7 - 64-Bit


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Alright. I'm hoping this isnt a hardware issue but I'm posting in this forum just in case. When I turn on my computer it does not start, and it will eventually shut down. There is no signal from the monitor, so accessing the bios is useless.

I have four fans in my pc, and I've opened up the case to find that the power supply fan works immediately, upon getting power after I turn the computer on. But the back fan, the cpu fan and the graphics card fan don't work, or actually they will spin briefly right before my pc shuts down.

I know it isnt a cpu overheat because my motherboard would make a loud beeping noise, as I have heard before when I built the pc. However, I do hear a weird screeching from what I think is my harddrive.

I did download a virus recently, an .exe file and was stupid enough to open it. However I did a virus scan with Symantec and I thought I had cleaned it. My computer has been able to turn on and off several times after that, so maybe the virus was working its way past my computers security with successive shutdowns.. or maybe it overclocked my hard drive? I don't know, but I need help with this one. Let me post my pc specs if I haven't.

EDIT: Specs are next to my name, I did replace the graphics card about two years ago so I could update that, but I dont think its relevant to this issue.

A:Solved: Computer wont start and shuts off

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Now I M having Such TypeOf Problem Wid My PC....

I Have Win XP......
I Have Cyberoam Installed N Problem Is Wid This Program....

Whenever I Try To Click N Run This Program By Clcking On Its Shortcut Icon.....
The System Just Flashes Black N Then Restarts.......

Plz Help Me Out My Friends.............

A:Computer shuts down when I click start menu

Did you try uninstalling (from control penal) and re-installing the program? give it a go and see if that makes any difference.

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Every time I boot my computer I get this message:Except it says services.exe instead of lsass.exe. It seems like nothing opens that would be a threat the the virus like firefox, mbam, DDS, and GMER.Here are the logs for Win32kDiag and the one using command prompt:--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Running from: C:\Documents and Settings\Brent\Desktop\Win32kDiag.exeLog file at : C:\Documents and Settings\Brent\Desktop\Win32kDiag.txtWARNING: Could not get backup privileges!Searching 'C:\WINDOWS'...Found mount point : C:\WINDOWS\addins\addinsMount point destination : \Device\__max++>\^Found mount point : C:\WINDOWS\assembly\NativeImages_v2.0.50727_32\Temp\ZAP188.tmp\ZAP188.tmpMount point destination : \Device\__max++>\^Found mount point : C:\WINDOWS\assembly\NativeImages_v2.0.50727_32\Temp\ZAP267.tmp\ZAP267.tmpMount point destination : \Device\__max++>\^Found mount point : C:\WINDOWS\assembly\NativeImages_v2.0.50727_32\Temp\ZAP294.tmp\ZAP294.tmpMount point destination : \Device\__max++>\^Found mount point : C:\WINDOWS\assembly\NativeImages_v2.0.50727_32\Temp\ZAP42E.tmp\ZAP42E.tmpMount point destination : \Device\__max++>\^Found mount point : C:\WINDOWS�... Read more

A:Rootkit Infection - Computer shuts down on start up

Also, should I try to run RootRepeal again?Hello Slapdown,We ask that once you have posted your log and are waiting, please DO NOT "bump" your thread or make further replies until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. The reason we ask this or do not respond to your requests is because that would remove you from the active queue that Techs and Staff have access to. The malware staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response, there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.That is why I have made an edit to your last post, instead of a reply. Please do not multiple post here, as that only pushes you further down the queue and causes confusion to the staff.Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response but your log will be reviewed and answered as soon as possible.Thank you for understanding.Regards,The weatherman (Moderator)

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hi, my computer starts up, then 2 mins later it turns off and wont turn back on for 20mins or so. fan is on. can someone help?
its a gateway 510x, their is enough circulation in the back. this is what happens.
i sign in, i wait for everything to load, then before i touch the mouse the computer shuts off and wont turn on for 20mins

A:Computer starts, then shuts off, wont start up again

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Since about March I decided I wanted a new computer. I went ahead and ordered this pre-built computer from Newegg and it worked for a few months but it was pretty slow when it came to new games. I wanted something that I could play new games on and do decently well with. So I decided I would over time replace all the parts.

I just got done doing an entire overhaul on my system. I bought everything brand new including a new case. The only thing I didn't replace was the hard drive.

Here are my current specs:

AMD A8-3850 Llano 2.9GHz
SAPPHIRE 100312-3SR Radeon HD 6950
CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB
Windows 7 Home Premium
Antec HCG-750 750W ATX12V Power Supply
1TB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 7200RPM HDD

I am pretty new to building and tinkering with computers. So this has been a learning experience for me. I installed everything and my computer seemed to start up fine. I can get to the windows startup screens and select to start it up normally or go into startup repair. But then the computer will just shut off.

My power supply seems to be working alright its spinning on the inside fine I'm getting the LED at the front. I don't think it's a problem with the power supply.

Every time I get the option to start windows normally and I hit it it will get to the beginning of it and I'll get a brief blue screen and the computer will shut off. Whenever I try to use the startup repair it will begin repairing and then it will shut off. Other times I... Read more

A:Solved: Computer won't start normally, shuts off after about 30 seconds each time

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Well, this happened to me awhile back. it stopped. Now its happening again, this time its worse.

Well, While I'm using my computer, whether it be browsing online, burning a disc, playing a game, or even while i'm gone at work.
My computer will turn off randomly.
After it turns off, it does not turn back on.
Its not my house, cause nothing else turns off including another computer on the same circuit breaker.

Sometimes I can get it to come on by pressing the power button a few times /and/or flipping the power suplpy with a few times.

But this last time it has been off for over an hour, and still hasn't come back.

The only thing I did before this started was open up my computer.
I unplugged it, and plugged in a hard drive in place of cdrom for a few hours.
It did not turn off during this time.
Afterwards I plugged the cdrom back in, and that was the end of it.
About 2 days later my computer started doing this.

I do have a working ground.

Sometimes I can get it to turn on for less than a second, but it will turn off again.
Its even been on for a whole minute and thne turned off. As I said, completely random

The only extra information I have is, a usb hub plugged into my computer flickers when I plug my computer back in. (turns on and turns off once)

If I immediately unplug and plug it back in it doesnt do this. Seems to happen only If I leave the computer plugged in with the power supply switch set to off for a couple mins, and then set it to on

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A:Solved: computer Randomly shuts down, and does not start back up

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Hello all...I tried everything possible doing all the research on the net as possible and seeking HP tech support. Basically, my laptop won't start anymore. When I startup the computer, it just abruptly shuts down after 2-minutes. I tried reseating the RAM, the Hard drive, other things HP told me but all to no avail.

I am not exactly what is wrong with it but it seemed to have the same identical problem as this link:

I have basically given up I think...I had one of these sent in when I had my warranty and HP supposedly fixed it. My whole life is on this computer. I was thinking of getting another comp if I can't fix this (I don't know what is wrong with it?) but what would happen to all the valuable materials and software on it? I have the hard drive still? Is there a device they sell I can hook up my hard drive as an external hard drive if I plugged it in with a device or something?

Thank you so much for reading my bantering message but I hope someone can give me some insight and what they think is wrong. It is weird; it just starts up and shuts down. Thanks again for any of your assistance and time beforehand..!

A:Computer won't start up :( HP DV 6700 or 6810, laptop shuts down almost immediately

Have you tried booting into Safemode?
You can buy a external USB enclosure for your hard drive.

Such as this. 2.5" USB 2.0 IDE EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE HDD CASE PC LAPTOP on eBay (end time 01-Jan-10 21:30:33 GMT)

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Thanks for your help. Chrome stalls and when closed it takes 5 or 6 tries to re-open. Start-up is also VERY slow? I completed the logs you need, I don't have a Windows Install disc or a Boot CD, but I have made a backup. thanks, - Jason

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16457 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.13.2
Run by Jason at 14:00:44 on 2013-02-09
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.3957.1656 [GMT -5:00]
AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {2B2D1395-420B-D5C9-657E-930FE358FC3C}
SP: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {904CF271-6431-DA47-5FCE-A87D98DFB681}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\eEBSVC.exe
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A:Completed initial scans/steps -- browser stalls and slow start-up

bump, please :)

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Hello,when I start my computer (Windows XP SP3) I get a command prompt window stating:The operation has completed successfullyThe operation has completed successfullyThe operation has completed successfullyThe operation has completed successfullyThe command prompt location is: "C:\Documents and Settings\[my login name]\Local Settings\Temp" and the file is called 599.exeI'm not sure what this file is, I scanned with Norton Internet Security 2009 and it did not detect a virus. I've scanned my computer with Spybot search and destroy and NIS to see if I have any virus's or spyware etc. nothing comes up.Below is the DSS.txt file, attached is the attach file.I've removed any instances of my login name and replaced it with "[login name]" the weird thing is the 599.exe process running the in background and the very very odd thing is the folder which has random numbers and then my full name "C:\Program Files\1218164934" as processes. Folder contains: "[full name]1218164934L.exe", "[full name]1218164934W.exe" and a folder with my full name. inside that folder are the following files: "1218164934.box1", "1218164934.box2", "1218164934.box3", "12181649341", "12181649342". I have also scanned this folder, and nothing has come up.Looking at the attach file I see that nero has created a sidebyside error and it generates the error message of "The operation com... Read more

A:On windows XP SP3 start - Command prompt message: The operation has completed successfully (4x)

on the next restart my computer went haywire. I guess I needed a restart to figure out the problem. 'Advanced virus remover' was the problem, spybot search and destroy cleaned it all out. I cleaned out my temp folder to stop the 599.exe (nero was not the problem as I uninstalled it and still received the screen). I edited the start menu items to take out 599.exe and a file called winupdate.exe which was also put there along with another file similar to it that had been put in my prefetch folder with a .pf extension. I deleted the [my full name] folder and misc. files in there by booting into linux. Also I had this problem ( hxxp:// ) I followed the directionsDownload LSPFix.exe from and run. Check Off <I know what I'm doing...> Move Winhelper.dll to the Remove side. Click Finish. Reboot.I should have guessed something like that was up since firefox worked fine (except for that problem) and IE couldn't even connect.Hope that helps anyone with the same problem as me!

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Hi, I just built a new computer, and it's running XP Pro 64-bit. It ran fine for the first week, but now I'm getting a problem everytime I open "My Computer". Instead of showing my drives, it does the search animation. After a minute or two, it will either find all the drives, or it will say something like "This operation could not be completed because (something) is being used by another program." and gives me two options: "Retry", or "Switch To". When I click "Switch To" it opens my "Start" menu.

A (possibly) related problem is when I open IE, I get shown a set-up menu, but when I click "Save Changes" the webpage hangs. I can bypass this and use the internet fine though. Also, my computer randomly hangs sometimes when playing games.

I'm pretty disappointed with all these errors on what was supposed to be my fresh computer... Any help is appreciated.

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I'm using Windows XP, I installed, Spybot Search and Destroy and Spyware Blaster (basically completed all 5 steps).
The problem that I'm having is that my computer takes forever to turn on. Then there are alot of error messages (windows has encountered a problem in " " program and has to close), there are about 20 of these messages, all referring to windows/system32/XXXX.exe where xxxx are all different program files. Most of this started when my kids were playing an online game called Maple story (from Nexon) and a game called Banned story. I've also deleted a program called Absolute start up (that still seems to be lingering, as well as AOL instant messaging (aol always gives me problems). Also hard to get rid of is Spyware bot (as opposed to Spybot search and destroy). Previous to this mess that you see in my log, I ran my Mcafee virus scan and detected (& removed) several viruses (trojans, worms). I hope you can help me clean my mess! Please let me know if you need more info! I've attached the extra.txt. thank you!!!

Deckard's System Scanner v20070905.67
Run by Sandra on 2007-09-13 15:20:29
Computer is in Normal Mode.

-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.

-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
44: 2007-09-13 19:20:39 UTC - RP44 - Deckard's System Scann... Read more

A:Computer bogged down, I've completed the 5 steps

Quite a bit to tidy up....

Go to Start > Run and type


and OK. Type the below commands and hit "Enter" after each line

sc stop g6euuloz4omli7
sc delete g6euuloz4omli7

Type Exit to close.


Please copy this page to *Notepad* and save to your desktop for reference as you will not have any browsers open while you are carrying out portions of these instructions.

It's IMPORTANT to carry out the instructions in the sequence listed below.

1. Close any open browsers.

2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.

Open *notepad* and copy/paste the text in the quotebox below into it:



O C:\WINDOWS\system32\eni.exe
C:... Read more

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Whenever I play a movie or a game, after about 20 mins or so the display stops working. On some occasions the computer will just shut off. I have ran a AIDA64 benchmark test on my machine with all hardware devices and the system performs well. (Test ran for 5 hours +) I also checked my cpu temperatures and when I do play a movie or game temps rise into the 75C + range. I have replaced my power supply with a(thermaltake 600w tr2) and even bought a ZALMAN CNPS5X Performa 92mm FSB cooler to help but still no solution to my problem. I also tried putting in a pci-express video card and the problem still happens.

A:Computer display shuts off/computer shuts down. During video tasks.

75c isnt hot hot, but is a little hot for watching movies.

what cooler do you have on your cpu? and what are the idle temperatures?
also how long do they take to recover from the highest to the lowest temp?

this could be something as simple as poorly applied thermal compound.

im not saying it is over heating its just one possibility.
especially if youve a cpu with a built in apu and not a discreet gpu.

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I'm currently on deployment in Kuwait for the CG, and I bought a USB modem from one of the companies in Kuwait called Wataniya. The service run by a program called Wnet, that acts like a typical dashboard program for the device. Recently over the past couple of weeks however I've been getting this message any time I hit the Connect button:

The connection was terminated by the remote computer before it could be completed.

Now I have gotten this message before within the dashboard program, but I've always just restarted the Wnet program, unplugged my modem or waited a little while and then it's connected just fine. But now the problem is persisting continually and I can't get it to connect. It's a pay as you go type of service, using recharge cards to purchase whatever packages you want (Daily, Weekly, Monthly) and I had just recently purchased new cards and redeemed them to continue my Monthly package.

At first I thought perhaps it was just my computer so I Google'd some solutions but nothing seemed to work. The device is showing up as working fine in Device Manager, I've even disabled my firewalls and tinkered with the Network settings. But the way the device works with Wnet is that it reads the USB device first, then the SIM card (Both of which come up as a Green indicator on the dashbaord of Wnet when they're both working properly) then it allows you to hit 'Connect'. Normally when both the USB and SIM are green ther... Read more

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-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.

-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
69: 2008-01-31 01:28:43 UTC - RP952 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
68: 2008-01-30 17:13:30 UTC - RP951 - Software Distribution Service 3.0
67: 2008-01-29 04:16:44 UTC - RP950 - System Checkpoint
66: 2008-01-28 02:45:48 UTC - RP949 - Installed Ad-Aware 2007
65: 2008-01-27 08:45:23 UTC - RP948 - System Checkpoint

-- First Restore Point --
1: 2008-01-23 03:35:38 UTC - RP884 - System Checkpoint

Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.

Percentage of Memory in Use: 80% (more than 75%).
Total Physical Memory: 127 MiB (512 MiB recommended).
System Drive C: has 2.41 GiB (less than 15%) free.

-- HijackThis Clone ------------------------------------------------------------

Emulating logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2008-01-30 19:33:34
Platform: Windows XP Service Pack 2 (5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
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A:Spyware and viruses slowing computer (completed all five steps)


Did I do something wrong? This is my third post and nobody has answered, I really need help.

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It all started when i opened some foreign file and it mustve been a virus or something. That triggered my computer to make these weird whirring clicky noises. Then my computer shut down. That day, i tryied to turn it on, it worked. However, the monitor didnt display anything. The computer was running but something to do with the bios just wasn't working.
Later on, my father fixed it.
However. NOW, the computer randomly shuts off by itself.
I'd start the computer on, and usually, the computer would start to make these noises similar to that of a computer reading a disc.
after the noises, the computer shuts off, and restarts by itself.
Anyone have any ideas?

A:Computer shuts makes busy noise then shuts off randomly

Your hard drive may be faulty. What is the make and model of the system and what is the brand of the hard drive inside the computer?

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I haven't really scanned this computer ever, but the school I went to offered free antivirus software called Counterspy which I've used to scan recently. It detected a whole lot (with updated definitions) such as various pieces of spyware, and some trojans in my Outlook email, which I just ended up deleting as a whole, but I had a feeling there is much more going on.

I followed the steps and the only thing notable to point out about step 1 is that I had the viewpoint media player, which I uninstalled. I have no clue how that even got installed.

Here are the logs:

dss main.txt:
Deckard's System Scanner v20070826.66
Run by Admin on 2007-09-05 13:42:47
Computer is in Normal Mode.

Total Physical Memory: 255 MiB (512 MiB recommended).
System Drive C: has 1.71 GiB (less than 15%) free.

-- HijackThis (run as Admin.exe) -----------------------------------------------

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:34:00 AM, on 9/4/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Mi... Read more

A:Slow Computer..Kaspersky reveals 15 viruses.. HELP! 5 steps completed.

Please download Combofix from HERE

Save ComboFix to the desktop.

1. Double click on combo.exe & follow the prompts.
2. When finished, it will produce a logfile located at C:\ComboFix.txt.
3. Post the contents of that log in your next reply with a new hijackthis log.
Note: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it is running. That may cause your system to stall/hang.


Download Superantispyware (SAS) free home version from HERE

Install it and double-click the icon on your desktop to run it.
? It will ask if you want to update the program definitions, click Yes.
? Under Configuration and Preferences, click the Preferences button.
? Click the Scanning Control tab.
? Under Scanner Options make sure the following are checked:
o Close browsers before scanning
o Scan for tracking cookies
o Terminate memory threats before quarantining.
o Please leave the others as they were.
o Click the Close button to leave the control center screen.
? On the main screen, under Scan for Harmful Software click Scan your computer.
? On the left check C:\Fixed Drive.
? On the right, under Complete Scan, choose Perform Complete Scan.
? Click Next to start the scan. Please be patient while it scans your computer.
? After the scan is complete a summary box will appear. Click OK.
? Make sure everything in the white box has a check next to it, then click Next.
? It will quarantine what it found and if it asks if ... Read more

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So this time the problem started out as a simple issue. Whenever I bump the desk or move the keyboard out with too much force, the computer shuts off. Everybody told me that it could have been a loose connection so I checked it all and replugged everything back in. The computer starting working fine for about 5 hours then it just shut off randomly while I was playing a game. This time, though, it shut off without me bumping into anything. SO, is this a power supply issue? I'm using a 550-watt supply while running a 7800 GT. This is the right power amount so that's not my concern. And now the problem has gotten worse to the point where I turn on the computer and nothing shows up again. Windows doesn't load and the screen is on too. You here the fans and everything but nothing will load. All my parts from my old issue were replaced EXCEPT the power supply and CD-drive. I don't think it could be another loose connection b/c now nothing even shows up. Please help!!!

A:Power shuts off randomly, and any movement around computer shuts it off

Have you tried plugging into a different surge protector and different outlet?

Sounds like you need to swap the power supply to me.

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My dad's (used to be mine) old pc does this. Nothing even comes up on the screen. I think it's a P300 speed. Uses Windows 98. I have no way of going into BIOS since nothing appears on the monitor at all. I beleive I hear the fan running and things starting up. The beeps seem different though.
Any thoughts??

A:Start pc, shuts itself!

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I've read and read... maybe someone here can lead me in the right direction.

Desktop computer, about 6 years old but used sparingly. XP home addition with service pack 3.

After clicking start, computer commences to boot normally until... we get the windows XP logo with the little bar.. the blue pieces moving left to right. Sits there for a bit then black. You hear the XP shutdown sound, light comes on the monitor that signifies no signal. I think the computer is still running... just black screen and no response to anything. When the start/stop button is pushed it shuts off. I've repeated this several times.

Started in safe mode... that seems to work. Tried going back to "known configuration - that didn't help. Did the system restore to 3 days ago, that didn't help.
Ran an check for viruses with Norman.. clean. Checked the "General" tabe in the System Configuration Utility, it ppears to be the same as this laptop (selective startup - check marks in all, altho "load start up items" seems to be grayed .

No hardware has been installed recently, no upgrades.

I have the installation disc that came with the computer from Dell. Was considering installing that and doing a "repair".. maybe run a fixmbr.. a little uneasy about this, will I lose everything?


this computer is my neighbors who only does e-mail and a little stock trading.. 84 YO and I'm trying to help but I'm at a loss.

Appreciate it

A:XP - shuts down during start up

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w7 has, in the past week, shut down and won't re-start ... this was my original problem ... shop blamed the mb ... I replaced it with an Intel DP55KG Extreme Series (P55 ATX Core i7 Core i5 LGA1156)

after mb replacement, system worked great for 2 days ... went to start this am, would start to boot for about 5 secs, then shut down, several times ... same symptoms as original problem

I got it working for about 30 mins, then it completely shut down on its own, but properly, with the correct screens, as if I intentionally shut it down (I did not) ... it would not reboot

new mb, nvidia 660 ti card, i7 processor, pu ok, plenty of fans, not over-heating, hard drive ok ... at least per my shop tech

help !! ... I have no idea, other than maybe the power unit underpowered ? ... a short somewhere ? ... over heating ?? ... not sure it's a w7 problem either ... sorry if this is wrong forum, please move if needed

thanks for any help

A:w7 shuts down and won't re-start

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Heres what happens,

I start up my computer (Windows2000 built on NT technology)
everything loads normally but when the screen loads it sats failed to start up explorer.exe and shuts off is there anything I can do?

A:Windows Shuts down after start up

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Hey, I use Windows XP and I'm having some trouble right now with my computer.

My computer just randomly shut down, without warning and without going through the shut down process and it the proceeded to restart on its own.

When it reloaded an error message popped up and said:

"The system has recovered from a serious error

A log of this error has been created.

Please tell Microsoft about this problem.
We have created an error report that you can send to help up improve Microsoft Windows. We will treat this report as confidential and anonymous."

This was the code in the message and it didn't explain it at all:

BCCode: 1000007E
BCP1: C0000005
OS Ver: S_1_2600
SP: 3_0
Product: 768_1

There were also a few sentences following this about sending this information to Microsoft, safety, etc., but I wasn't able to copy them down.

I was told this happened to my computer a few days ago, but it sounded to me like the power flicked on and off, so I disregarded it. So, it's done this twice.

I'm also having some problems with Firefox shutting down randomly and sometimes without warning. I'm just including that since these problems are occurring at the same time.

I'd appreciate any help and advice. Thanks!

A:CP shuts down/Error msg on start

Hi .Let's try to stop the auto reboot upon error first: Disable Auto Reboot On System Crash - It won't hurt to take a look in Event Viewer and see if there are any details from any error there which can assist us. You are only interested in errors, no information items.If you see a line item that looks like it occurred approximately when you had your error/shutdown situations, you can double-click on that to see the details. Copy those down and post the content as it your next post.Louis

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My computer has been working fine since I bought it a year ago. I just brought it home for winter break, and when I turn it on now, it shuts down after about 30 sec to 1 min. My logical guess is that its a power source problem or not enough power from my wall outlet (even though it worked there before). Idk enough about computers to figure this out; does anybody have any possible problems that could cause this and any solutions?

I'm trying to not have to replace my psu...idk why it would randomly break if thats the problem.

Dual core 3.0 ghz
Nvidia 8800 (I think; its the 712 mb one)
4g RAM
Liquid cooling + 2 fans

I don't remember much else about it, and its hard to check as it doesnt stay on long enough for me to dxdiag.


A:Start-up problem (shuts down)

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I am trying to save this computer from the point of no return if possible. Recently had a virus which I believed to be removed. System started behaving abnormally during the removal process. Now when i turn it on, sometimes it gets all the way to the home screen, sometimes not, it just shuts down. I started in safe mode. Sometimes that doesnt work either. If i manage to get it started, what can i do to save it?

A:wind xp shuts down during start up

Hello can you run these??Please Download TDSSkiller Launch it. Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file system Click on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan results.>>>>MiniToolBoxPlease download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run. Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.>>>ADW CleanerPlease download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.Click on Delete.Confirm each time with Ok.You will be prompted to restart your computer. A text file will open after the restart.Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.

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Hey all

I installed a clean version of windows 8 on my PC over the weekend and since then when I start it up it gets to the load screen and shuts down. When I start it up again it works fine. I have a Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H motherboard, I went to their site and downloaded the latest drivers for ethernet and chipset.

Any help would be much appreciated.

A:Windows 8 shuts down on start up

It appears that your problem maybe hardware related. With your particular set of facts it is our procedure to insure that it is not a driver by taking the driver verifier test, first
Verifying Drivers: Enable or disable the Driver verifier in Windows 8

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Hi techguy forums,

My Toshiba U500-00X (running Windows 7) keeps shutting down or restarting on start up. Sometimes as Windows is loading up (on the log in screen) or sometimes a couple of seconds after Windows has started up.

I just have to try turning it on again and after a couple of turns it starts up properly. Whenever it does finally start up properly, Windows Media Player is open when Windows opens.

- I've tried running Startup Repair when prompted. It runs its course and then says no solutions are found.
- It's not the battery (have tried running on and off mains power, and with and without the battery - no difference)
- Have run avast! anti-virus in Full System Scan mode and no viruses have been found.

Any ideas out there? Thanks in advance!

A:Laptop shuts down on start up

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Hi techguy forums,

My Toshiba U500-00X (running Windows 7) keeps shutting down or restarting on start up. Sometimes as Windows is loading up (on the log in screen) or sometimes a couple of seconds after Windows has started up.

I just have to try turning it on again and after a couple of turns it starts up properly. Whenever it does finally start up properly, Windows Media Player is open when Windows opens.

- I've tried running Startup Repair when prompted. It runs its course and then says no solutions are found.
- It's not the battery (have tried running on and off mains power, and with and without the battery - no difference)
- Have run avast! anti-virus in Full System Scan mode and no viruses have been found.
- Have run Malwarebytes, SUPERAntiSpyware and AdwCleaner as per the instructions given to me here (
- Have also run Memtest and confirmed it is not the RAM based on those instructions
- It's generally not starting up now unless I run in Safe Mode.

I've run HijackThis and DDS (logs below). Unfortuntely GMER keeps freezing and won't run to completion (despite not touching the mouse, closing all windows, etc). Maybe because I'm running in Safe Mode?

Any ideas? I'm at the point of trying a factory reset if not, since I've already backed up everything!

Thanks in advance for your help!
Logf... Read more

A:Laptop shuts down on start up

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I have a hp dv1000 laptop that shuts down on its own.I press the start button and it comes up on HP splash screen then shuts down but does not completely shut down. I will completely shut the computer down and then start it back up, this time it will go into the windows splash screen and then shut down(again not totally power down.After 3 or 4 tries doing this it will actually get to the desktop and beginning loading the start up programs but after about 30 seconds or so will shut down again.Occasionally it will stay on ( as I am typing this the computer is sitting beside me working fine.????????.
I have removed the fan/heat sink and cleaned it, reset the cpu still shuts down as descibed above.
Any suggestions will help.


Jim C

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.70GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1270 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 915GM/GMS,910GML Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 95385 MB, Free - 86737 MB;
Motherboard: Quanta, 308F
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: No, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

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At the far bottom left corner of the desktop resides the Windows 10 logo.   It is suppose to open to a menu of 3rd party apps and Windows functions.
When I click the icon with a mouse, the menu screen opens for a split second and the immediately closes. This does not allow me enough time to open any 3rd party program on the menu or to employ any of the listed Windows 10 apps.
This also means that  I do not have time to click on restart or power down and must do a hard shut down pressing the power button on the computer case.
Suggestions to correct this problem are appreciated.

A:Start Menu Shuts Down

This is your same other queston they moved it to here
page 19 and 20

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I'm already lost with this and I have no idea what to do anymore. I hope someone here will. Here's the story;

Around a month ago I bought a new PC, pre assembled, as it had rather good parts for a low price. Only things that were under par were power supply and graphic card. I replaced those, and installed Windows 7. Everything was working flawlessly, playing newest games on highest resolution etc. Then, after about 2 weeks, I started randomly getting bluescreens, around 3-5 times total I think. That stopped however, but something new started happening. After some hour(longer at first) of playing games, like World of Warcraft, the PC starts slowing down. Screen becomes slower even though the PC still registers it at 90-150 frames per second. Soon after that, within a few minutes, my connection breaks, all running programs turn off(WoW, Skype...) and my PC simply shuts down completely, with no warning or anything of sorts. This only started happening around a week ago, but today I've had at least 8 crashes in such way and I'm running out of ideas. I cleaned the registry, reset BIOS to default settings, checked all the cables and connections(gcard, ram...) and nothing helps. Another thing is that when the screen starts slowing down my gcard fans start acting weird, working very loudly and then turning off for about 3 seconds, then on and off again in such manner with a few second periods.

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A:PC start slowing down then shuts down on it's own.

Please post your complete System Specs.
If a OEM major brand PC(Dell, HP, Gateway, Asus etc) the Brand and Model are all that's required.

If a Custom Build the Brands and Models of the
Video card
Power Supply(from the label on the supply)
Ram Brand and Part Number
Hard drive
Any other install add in cards(Audio, Network etc)

If all else fails run Speccy System Information after it runs go to the file menu and Publish the results to Piriform's web site, you will then be given a URL to copy and paste in your next post so we can access the data.

D/L and run Hardware Monitor lets get a look at the temps and voltages.

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This only happens when im watching video. The computer will shut off (no shut down). and when i start it back up the boot screen works but when it gets to the windows screen it shuts off. then after a few hours some times up to 4 hrs later itll work again. Sometimes i can watch video for hours. sometimes shuts off right away. Please help!! i have a duo core intel and 2gb ram space and a decent video card. i forget which one.

A:Windows shuts down at start up please help!!

Check temps with SpeedFan -

Make sure video and networking drivers are updated.

What is make, model, wattage of PSU?

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Hi Guys and girls

I have a toshiba A60 and it had a faulty power jack which i have replaced and now it wont start up the power light and battery light are intermittant to say they are intermittant is being nice lol but when i press the power button it blinks the second light green and the fan starts and the whole thing switches of straight away can anyone give me suggestions i have exhausted my google search and it appears that its a common enough problem but no one seems to have to much in the way of help.
any help would be greatly appreciated

regards nelsonboy41

A:Toshiba a60 shuts down on start up

Have a look here: Tutorial: No POST (Power On Self Test)

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Built from parts PCChips 599LMR mobo, 64mb 100mhz cube ram, 10.2gb seagate hd, amd k6-2 500 cpu.

Built one exactly the same two days before, all had to do fdisk, format set up win98 and install drivers- no probs, cpu & hd auto'ed.

This one didn't auto cpu and had to set date.

Problem is on a cold start on the windows screen it will just shut down.
Restart & it will scan but be fine, in fact it will run all night with screen savers and power options working fine.

No probs in device manager, and I presume I'm installing the drivers ok as the last one whent fine.

Is this hardware? Which bit?

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Hi, i have a dell inspiron 8600 running XP. This morning i turned the computer on and all seemed normal... the monitor turns on and displays the startup screen up until the windows loading bar... right after that page goes away and windows would usually start the monitor turns black... but the computer is still on and i can hear the start up windows .wav file play. this has happend before coming out of stand by, but now it will never turn on.

just wondering if anyone has any suggestions... i just tryed starting up in safe mode and i can get into windows, so im' guessing maybe its a driver issue... i'm gona download those and see whats up. thanks :)


A:Monitor shuts off at start up :(

Take a look here;EN-US;314503 this may help.

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It Start's to run but then just shuts down

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This just recently occurred. I've been using the wife's computer since my motherboard crapped out and it will not update itself from the Windows update site. We still run SP2 and I know we're missing security updates. Everytime I get to the "install updates" it closes Internet Explorer and nothing updates.

Anyhow, as I was trying to update the computer the other day it asked if I wanted to update Internet Explorer to 7.0. I clicked ok and it installed.... i guess. Anyway, now when the computer boots up it automatically says "Windows explorer must shut down" and I'm left with my wallpaper and that's it. No icons, no taskbar, nothing. I have started AOL with the Task Manager and that's how I surf now.

What exactly can I do? The Mrs. is hot about it since I gernaded her computer. Thanks.

A:Windows Explorer shuts down at start up

Press the power button on your computer
As soon as you hear the beep start tapping F8 once a second until you get the advanced startup menu.
Choose safe mode
Login to your normal account
Go to start/ programs / accessories / system tools, system restore
Choose "Restore my computer to a previous state"
select the most recent restore point (bold date) before this occurred. There should have been one automatically created before the update installed. If so select it.
This will not alter your data, it will just restore any windows files which were altered or replaced.

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ok so explorer stays on for 20 secs on start up then shuts down restarts then shuts down over and over. sometimes it just sits there.
I had a slow internet connection and I figured Id download a program to boost speed. I downloaded the exe scaned it with norton everything fine. as its installing it goes to the net and downloads other files and then at the end It says dont touch anything the computer is going to make changes you'll need to reboot. so I did. and then I had this explorer problem after that. Ive read other forums on this problem and it would seem that I need help just like the others.

ran VundoFix and no problems
ran ATF-Cleaner and no success (I would think that crap cleaners better perhaps

so this is what hijackthis says:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:38:26 AM, on 5/24/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
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My monitor shuts down when Windows XP starts to load up.

i can access the bios screen, and do what ever and the monitor stays going., But when I start to load on XP it does the same thing and shuts down.
I have tried another monitor and it does the same thing.

Any suggestions??

A:Monitor Shuts down when XP start to load up!!

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As the title says, when I go to restart from the start button, the pc just shuts down and stays off. Im at a loss of where to begin to fix it, specs listed below. Any help would be appreciated.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i7-5820K 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor (Purchased For $329.44)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H110i GT 113.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (Purchased For $95.00)
Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X99 ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard (Purchased For $216.50)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-2666 Memory (Purchased For $99.99)
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (Purchased For $0.00)
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (Purchased For $147.00)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive (Purchased For $0.00)
Storage: Western Digital VelociRaptor 150GB 3.5" 10000RPM Internal Hard Drive (Purchased For $0.00)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Classified ACX 2.0+ Video Card (Purchased For $654.00)
Case: Fractal Design Define S w/Window ATX Mid Tower Case (Purchased For $99.98)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA 1000G2 1000W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($156.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit (Purchased For $35.00)
Case Fan: be quiet! Pure Wings 2 61.2 CFM 140mm Fan (Purchased For $9.00)
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Dell Laptop i3 Windows 7 ult DCOM service process launcher failure. I've created the fix.bat tool to avoid the shutdowns and ran a few cleanups and malware tools. Still getting the DCOM and plug and play shut downs. I'll attach the event id's in the next post. Thanks

A:DCOM error and shuts down after start up

Hi, what Anti virus program do you use?

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Hey, everyone. This is my first post. I'll start off by giving my PC info.

Computer Information:
- E6400 Core 2 Duo CPU
- 2 Gigs 667mhz DDR2 Memory
- BFG Tech 8600 Video Card
- Apevia X-Cruiser Case
- 250 Gig Western Digital HD
- Windows XP Home
- Dual Layer 18x DVD Burner
- Westinghouse 19" Widescreen Monitor
- Asus P5NSLI motherboard
- Student Teacher Office 2007

The computer is custom built and is exactly two years old. I bought it before I went off to college. The first summer I owned the PC, I kept it hooked up and used it frequently, but this past summer I stored the PC in a living room until it was time for school.

I cleaned and dusted the PC today before hooking it up, like I always do. When I went to go turn on the computer, I noticed it shut off during re-boot. I turned on my PC again. This time, after the Asus P5NSLI screen comes and goes, I get the message: "\windows\system32\config\system is corrupt or missing". I've tried looking up several ways to fix this problem, but the two do not seem to be related (computer turning off and corrupt system32). I find ways to fix the system32, but my computer only stays on from 10-30 seconds, allowing me no time to do anything. I can hit delete and enter setup before the error message shows, but my computer shuts off before I can really do anything else.

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A:PC Shuts Off During Start-Up/ System32 Corrupt

I agree the two problems are unrelated. Shutting off within 10-30 seconds is usually caused by the CPU overheating. I would check to be sure the CPU fan is running and that the heatsink is firmly attached on top of the CPU (it could become dislodged moving between school and home, or sometime the plastic fasteners break).

A recovery CD usually does what it says, so you don't want to use it if you want to save your files. An XP Home install CD (be sure you have your CD key too) should be used to do a repair install after you correct the shutoff problem. Instructions for doing a repair install can be found here (read the instructions when to press "R" very carefully).

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I have a Gateway 510 CXL with MCE 2004 SP2 that recently would shutdown; i.e. turn off like it was unplugged, shortly after start up. Then it won't turn on again for hours. If it does turn on, it just shuts off again quickly. I took a chance on running it inside a cabinet with less than favorable ventilation. People suggest I replace the power supply. Does this sound like the obvious place to start? Thanks in advance for anyone's input.

A:Desktop PC shuts down shortly after start up

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The problem started after i reinstalled XP, for system slow performance issue.
After XP installation, the noise from one of the system's fan was too much
and the PC shut down abrubtly.

Now the processor (intel) starts,Motherboard LED glows, CPU fan runs, but shuts down after few seconds. Now there's no much noise from any of the fans, but the fans do work.

No POST, No Video. Keyboard does not respond. No LEDs glow on Keyboard.
Not able to enter BIOS.

I've reseated RAM, CPU and also have cleaned the RAM.
All physical connections are correct.SMPS Works fine.

Please help me with this...

A:My Desktop PC shuts down after around 20 seconds of start

I'd say system slow performance followed by high fan speed followed by shut down sounds like the CPU overheated. Since you now get no post, it sounds like the CPU is damaged. My 2 cents.

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I am working on a desktop running Windows XP Home ed. sp3. It powers on, runs through the boot sequence but as soon as the Windows desktop loads, the machine powers down. I have opened the case blown out every nook and cranny, pulled the heatsink off, cleaned the bottom of the heat sink and the top of the cpu and applied a new thin layer of heat tranfer compound. All of the fans work and I just do not know what to try next.

A:XP fails to start, boots up, but shuts down at desktop

Does it boot to safe mode?

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Hello, long time reader first time poser here. i searched posts for the better part of an hour now and have not found anything to help with my current issue.

I built my PC about a month and a half ago and its been working fine:
AMD 3500+ with cooler master liquid cooling.
GeForce 7800GT
2gb of corsair XMS dual channel ram
Asus A8N pro (the one below the fatality board)
antec 500w power supply (with the dual channel 12v rails)

my temps Normally run around 34c to 40c for everything and i have not had a problem till today. i loaded up my computer and when i got into windown about 10 mins into it windows went through the actual shut-down. i restarted and it did the same thing i re-started one more time and it said that i was in fail-safe mode. NOW it will sometimes not even power up it will turn on then immidetly turn off. so i tried clearing the CMOS via the jumper and im getting the same thing. any help would be apperciated as im about to pull out my hair here.


A:Windows shuts down randomly, PC wont start.

try turning the computer off at the switch on the back next time,and see if it starts straight away
when it starts in safe mode it usually indicates a software problem
in msconfig / startup,
untick the boxes and see if it starts normally
when it closes down immediately
m/b shorting
faulty power supply
check all plugs are securely in their socket
tap f8 when booting and from the boot options try
last known good configuration

you seem to have more than one cause of the problems,hopefully the above will isolate something to start on
try setting it up out of the case with
to see if it stays on

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Having a problem with a Dell Precision desktop, working fine when I bought it refurbished from Dell, then recently it blew the video card that came installed, nVidia Quadro FX 1400.
Bought GeForce 7300 GT to replace it. Put it in, now the computer will not start normally. It starts out correctly, I get the Windows XP screen, the Welcome screen, then the desktop wallpaper appears, all looks fine, but before the lower taskbar or any of the program icons begin to appear the computer shuts itself off and goes to a blue screen with message:

"A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your system.

If this is the first time you've seen this Stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:

Check to be sure you have adequate disk space. If a driver is identified in this Stop message, disable the driver or check with the manufacturer for driver updates. Try changing video adapter.

Check with your hardware vendor for any BIOS updates. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use Safe Mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup options, and the select Safe Mode.
Technical Information:
STOP: 0X0000008E (0XC0000005, 0X8062DFB1, 0XB112499C, 0X00000000) "
Anyway, the computer DOES work in Safe Mode, also works in the Safe Mode with Networking mode. I used the networking mode to get the latest driver from n... Read more

A:Windows shuts down, goes to blue screen when I start

Im not sure what the problem may be but for the Bios Update that should be your last choice and there may be a chance that it will not work anymore that happened to me twice

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I'm a newby here looking for some help. If I'm in the wrong place please kindly guide me to the right location ...
I have a Dell Mini running Windows 7 Starter. When I start the laptop up it comes on ... As soon as it connects to a network I get a pop up saying that it's encountered a fatal error & needs to restart. It all happens so quick I don't have time to really read what's going on.
How can I get in to my system long enough to load a virus scan?
Any help here would be greatly appreciated.

A:Dell Mini - Start up & then shuts down quickly - Help

When you start the machine immediately repeatedly tap F8, see if it will go into safe mode.  In safe mode with help the guys can help, let us know.

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My computer shuts down with the start of google earth after showing blank screen.My system info is as under:
OS : windows XP professional(5.1,build 2600)
Model no:P4M800PRO-M release 05/02/06 V1.0
Processor:Intel Pentium 4 CPU 3.06GHz
Memory :736MB RAM
DirectX 9

Display device:Via/S3G unichrome pro IGP
DAC type: internal
Memory 32MB
Driver :vtdisp.dll
version: dt 28/9/2007
mini VDD : vtmini.sys
DDI ver: 9

Can anybody help me in this regard?
Pl email me at [email protected]

thanks in advance
Anil Rai

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We had a storm the other night and my computer was on. The power went out and when it came back on, it starts to boot and then I get a black screen that says

We apologize for the inconvenience but Windows did not start successfully. A recent hardware or software change may have caused.....

It gives me options to try to restart Windows XP as normal, or using the last known good configuration. I have tried both of these and it starts to boot up and then immediately restarts and goes back to the black screen with white letters. It also gives me options to start in Safe Mode, with networking, or command prompt. (i don't know if I feel comfortable with that)

What happened to it? I've never had any problems like this?

A:Windows XP begins start up then immediately shuts down

To successfully use the Last Known Good Configuratioin option, first after you turn on the power, immediately start to tap the F8 key. This should open the 'Safe Mode" window (black window with white lettering) Use the arrow keys to move up to the above option click enter. Let the computer do it's thing.
Post back and let us know how it goes.

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@font-face { font-family: "Cambria"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } Hi i also had encountered this kind of problem. i do think I've seen the name of "Antimalware" and I had it run for less than 10secs then I cancelled it but the computer shut down itself right away. When i restarted Windows it says it would try to repair it before I log on to the regular screen, but after 3 attempts and also I tried the below recovery tools, the Windows still does not start up.... Is there any solution that would help it start up?

I know I shouldn't have downloaded it but I didn't know it would cause such a huge problem. I have all files saved in this computer without a back up... My assignments are all saved it there now I really would like to know if anyone of you can give me some advice?

Thank you so very much!!!!!


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In our office there is one site that we have to use Internet Explorer to access. This morning immediately upon start it crashed on two computers(I am unsure if they are related or not). So I have spent three hours trying to fix it and I am not stuck. It is IE 10 (or was) and it is Windows 7. Things I have tried:

1. Running with no addons.
2. Uninstalling then Reinstalling.
3. Doing an sfc scan to see if it was a missing system file.
4. Making sure all required and optional updates were installed.
5. One computer is used sparingly, there is nothing on it but the default programs but ran a virus scan anyway and it turned up nothing.
6. Reset all internet explorer settings.
7. Finally I installed the IE11 beta version and it does the exact same thing.

Having two different IE versions do the exact same thing makes me think it is a system issue and not an IE issue. Both Firefox and Chrome work with no issues.

Just wanted to add that it will start in safe mode with no problems

Just disabled DEP on IE

A:Internet Explorer immediately shuts down upon start

Maybe try running these tools: tool 1, tool 2.

If that doesnt help, I have a few more possible solutions. This is another one: Install IE 10 and make sure all Windows updates are installed (not just for IE, but for the OS).

If that doesnt work, tell me.

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No matter what option i pick in the safe mode list, the computer will not start. when i choose any of the safe modes, (safe mode, safe mode with networking etc) the computer displays a list of random commands (i dont understand any of it) and then restarts. If I try to Start Windows Normally, or use last settings that worked, it seems to start loading, and then restarts.

Any ideas?

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Hi guys,

I have an old netbook here and I?d like try Windows 10. However, it shuts down when I try to start a clean installation. If I try to upgrade from windows 7 it works, but eventually the same problem happens during boot. It happens when the windows logo appears and the circle is rotating.

I've realized that if I boot the computer with a bootable windows 7 disk, cancel the windows 7 installation and try windows 10 installation again, it will work, but eventually the problem comes back and the computer turn itself off during boot again. So, I need to start windows 7 installation and cancel it to have windows 10 boot working, but the problem happens again after some time.

When it boots, windows 10 works great. My netbook is an Itautec W7020 with Intel Atom processor and Intel GMA 3150 graphic card.

Any idea?

(Sorry any English issue)

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Vostro 200 Mini Tower tries to start, shuts down, then repeats until the power button is pressed to stop the cycle.
The power button is steady amber
The blue drive activity light turns on
MOBO light is on
All fans (CPU, GPU, PSU, Case) are working
Video card removed and reseated
Memory modules removed and reseated
PSU connector to MOBO reseated
CMOS battery replaced
All connectors feel solidly connected, yet there seems to be no power to the monitor or the keyboard.
I've disconnected power, drained residual power and reconnected the power.  The cycling continues.
I would appreciate some other suggestions on what I can try (like - why the monitor and keyboard are not receiving power from the computer).

Thank you.

A:Vostro 200 Mini Tower tries to start, shuts down, then repeats

Vostro 200 Mini Tower tries to start, shuts down, then repeats until the power button is pressed to stop the cycle.
The power button is steady amber
The blue drive activity light turns on
MOBO light is on
All fans (CPU, GPU, PSU, Case) are working
Video card removed and reseated
Memory modules removed and reseated
PSU connector to MOBO reseated
CMOS battery replaced
All connectors feel solidly connected, yet there seems to be no power to the monitor or the keyboard.
I've disconnected power, drained residual power and reconnected the power.  The cycling continues.
I would appreciate some other suggestions on what I can try (like - why the monitor and keyboard are not receiving power from the computer).

Thank you.
Are there any 'Beeps', see page 80?

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Hello Everyone,
                I have an Hp s5213w slimline desktop computer it originally came with windows 7 but I recently had put Windows 8.1 on it.It was running fine but then I shut it down one night,Then the next day I went to power it up to boot as usual.When I turned it on it would get to Windows 8.1 boot then shut down.After this I checked the power plug to make sure the power cord was not loose it was fine.I have been trying to keep turning it on but no luck sometimes it will get to the hp boot screen sometimes not so lucky,After attempting that it wouldn't even show the hp bootscreen anyone have a suggestion why this does this ? I hate to throw money into a computer for parts that I do not need I was told maybe it was the power supply or the hard drive.Can Anyone help ?

A:s5213 Hp Slimline Pavillion Start's Up Then Shuts Off In Seconds

Since you recently installed Windows 8.1 I'm guessing that you have the installation disc?
If you do, see if you can boot from the disc.
Another way to accomplish the same thing would be to boot into the BIOS.
If you can do either of these without the computer shutting down this could be a software problem.  If it still shuts down it's time to start looking at hardware.
The PSU would be one of the possibilities.  There is a way to test this, but it would mean having to open the case so that you can access the 24 pin PSU connector on the motherboard.

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This had been my families computer for about 2 years now, we got it brand new. Worked fine until randomly from the vista desktop the computer shut off for no reason (no win update or anything). When I tried to restart the computer, it booted to the desktop but before anything could be done it quickly shut off again, and now wont restart at all (no lights or anything). I'm assuming a faulty power supply unit is the problem but I'm not positive. If someone might know something else or has had the same problem please help. Any knowledge is appreciated!

A:Lenovo 3000k Vista, shuts off, now wont start up

Hi loserspearl,

It could be either a software fault(malware) or a PSU fault. You could boot into the BIOS first and see if the issue appears there aswell. Just press DEL during startup and you will be presented with a blue/white screen. Have a look at the temperatures as you see if the computer does the same thing again.

You can also try to boot into safemode (Press F8 during startup) and see if it does the same thing. Let us know the results and I'll get back to you with further instructions.

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Using Microsoft Security essentials. Has turned itself off. Will not start back up. Cannot Uninstall it to try a new install. Malwarebytes did not find anything wrong.

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I have been on this forum once before. I finally did get a refund from whitesmoke, but it took forever, and I managed to get all their crap off my laptop...but once again, I sit in the woods, a couple hundred miles from any town so have no access to technical help.

Yesterday I was watching a movie on my Dell refurbished notebook laptop's called a Latitude, and I use (windows XP professional). Suddenly the screen went black so I rebooted and started watching a movie once again and a few minutes later it did it again and I had to reboot. Well, the problem continued with less and less time between start up and automaric shut down. Finally now when the screen shuts off to black I try to restart it but it appears to still be ON with the screen black so I have to try and shut it down but it won't because I can't get to the start menu with the black screen. I must hold the off-button down for an extended period to get it to shut down. When I restart, it shows the windows start up screen and then my desktop flashes on and off and on again, then the screen goes black before I can do anything at all. One time it shut down and I restarted and it was already on and I thought it wasn't because the screen was black and it said "preparing to stand by". I have some important stuff on the laptop, and I can see on the actual computer console (not the screen) that there is a little lit-up symbol of a lock. What would have caused the lock symbol to come up? I... Read more

A:Dell Laptop Lock symbol/comp shuts down on start up

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laptop shuts off 20 seconds after turn on, before boot , even if you go directly to set-up or bios only 4months old

A:Toshiba Satellite a-505 shuts off 20 seconds after pushing start button


oveheating, hardware fault, PSU failing, either way it will need proper diagnosis with a trained technician,

if its only 4 months old it will be under warranty so give the seller a call.

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Hello, I would appreciate any advice....

Dell PC, Windows XP Home, IE8. Normally rely on AVG Free 8.5 and ActiveSystem Care

First issue came up 2 weeks ago - internet explorer hung up and reported a missing .dll file (I think - I didn't note what it was). After a forced shut-down, PC would not restart - stopping after the Windows XP logo, leaving a blank screen, albeit with a fully movable cursor arrow. Same problem in Safe Mode

After googling on another PC, I found I could get in via "Safe Mode with Networking" - and used ActiveSystemCare to retrieve a restore point. That allowed me to start the computer normally again.

Since then, AVG Free 8.5 tells me my definitions update failed because "Access is forbidden by the server". I started by manually downloading updates at work and transferring them home on CD. First run after updating found:

"C:\System Volume Information\_restore{B37680B2-BA0A-4E5D-BF30-83E44C588624}\RP2116\A0102661.exe";"Trojan horse PSW.Generic7.APUR";"Moved to Virus Vault"

However, I still cannot update the definitions because "Access is forbidden by server" I have since found I can manually download updates onto the infected PC and update manually, but there are no infections found. Intermittently my browser redirects me to alternative sites, usually marketing or price comparison sites. I sometimes get asked to type in codes to "confirm I am not a machin... Read more

A:Random Redirects, AVG 8.5 updates blocked, MBAM shuts down or doesn't start at all.

It sounds like you may have something running which is preventing you from being able to install/run security software. What I normally do is use Rkill to stop the malware processes that start when the computer comes on. Then I run the Malwarebytes and SUPERAntiSpyware. Here are some DL links for the Rkill....LINK 1LINK 2LINK 3LINK 4Once you get it downloaded double click to launch it (With Vista you need to right click and select run as administrator). You should see a little black window open and then close. If you see that box then it worked. If you don't see the black box then delete the file and use another download link and repeat the steps.Once it runs I would uninstall and then re-install the AVG and MBAM. After re-installing try runnig them. If all else fails go to Safemode. I realize that MBAM isn't as effective there but if you can atleast get it installed and run a scan you will most likely be able to get rid of some of the malware process initially. If you have problems with the AVG try safemode for that as well. Bare minimum you may be able to get it installed and updated so that when you go back in to regular Windows mode you can run it.

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Hi, im new on here but have used the site many times when looking for solutions to my problems.
I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 (win 7) which ran out of battery and shut down as normal. When i went to restart it it said that it could not restore the session so i could try again or delete the data and start again. I initially went for the restore (twice) but it failed to load up, causing the machine to abruptly shut down. I the decided to use the delete session and start again option which again, did not work and led to the machine abruptly shutting down.
I started the machine up again and was prompted to runthe startup repair software which again caused an abrupt shutdown. I managed to start in safe mode which lasted for 5 mins but again shut down abruptly.
On the last start up i got a blue screen saying something about a serious error, it only stayed on screen for 20 secs or so so i couldnt write it down.
I cant do anything as the machine shuts down anytime up to 5 mins after powering on - never getting windows 7 running.
The fan is also running constantly and appears to be working very hard.
I have not installed any new software (to the best of my knowledge)
Is it a HDD problem? or something else?
Can anyone please shed some light as to why this is happening and suggest a fix if possible. I need my computer back!!!
Thanks in advance,

A:Dell Inspiron1545 wont start up - system shuts down using startup repair

Hello! One small thought! Is your fan running and when is the last time you cleaned your vents??

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I've run into an odd problem, that I've been experiencing the past two weeks. At random my computer will freeze up, the monitor will turn off and the computer beeps. The motherboard fires back an error code: 75 Detect HDD IDE device detection. My Windows boots on an SSD drive, what is happening is the boot order is being rearranged, rearranging it back everything works.

Why is the computer while using it, switching to an IDE drive at random ?

A:Computer Switches to IDE Drive at Random - Shuts Down Computer

Maybe the ide drive is failing in a circuit board, the bio detects that and shuts it off, or windows shuts it down.

Test another drive or take it out and see what it does.

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Recently I have been noticing that whenever my computer "wakes" up it acts like its starting up, but then shuts down. Then I have to turn it on again. I have a SSD so its fast to boot up, but its kind of annoying. What could be causing this?

A:Computer shuts down when computer is coming out of sleep

hm ... The issue might be one of your devices is going into "deep sleep" and cannot come back upon resuming from sleep mode. Recently, I made a brief post about my own magical adventures with this issue so you might give it a shot.

Personally, I would try disabling the deep sleep option of your HDD first since whichever device might be the culprit is apparently vital enough to crash the entire system.

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I own a laptop made by Packard Bell(a French company). Model name is Easynote_TK11BZ-025FR
Yesterday i was surfing the web when all of the sudden my computer shut down with absoluteluy no warning.I thought it had something to do with overheating (it hadn't been the first time my computer shiut down unexpectedly so i didn't worry too much) so i didn't touch it for the rest of the day. This morning, when i tried to start it, it let me choose wether to use Startup repair or start Windows normally. I chose startup repair and let it run for a coule minutes. When it was done it asked me to restart and i did.
The monitor displayed the "Windos is starting" message but the logo would not pop up at all. After a few seconds startup repair started but this thime around it said  it couldn't repair the problems.
These are the details:
Problem signature
Problem Event name:     StartupRepairOffline
Problem Signature 01:    6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 02:    6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 03:    unknown
Problem Signature 04:    21199801
Problem Signature 05:    AutoFailover
Problem Signature 06:    5
Problem Signature 07:    CorruptFile
OS Version:                    6.17601.
Locale ID:                       1003
I have tried using Andvanced System Rec... Read more

A:Startup repair "Your computer was unable to start". I can't start my computer

Does it keep looping through Startup Repair - it tells you that it couldnt repair and when you restart it will go into startup repair without letting you choose and tells you the same thing? 
If yes, This just happened to me 2 days ago. Spent 2 days trying to fix it but to no avail. 
You could try this method below ( it did nothing in my case)
What I had to do was to reinstall Windows 7.
To backup you can download and burn ubuntu on CD, boot from it and take the back up.
You should choose to try it so you dont have to install it, but run it from the CD.

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Hi, my computer shuts down out of nowhere, I'm not sure why, but recently it's been doing this past 2 months. It has done it about 3 times already. And sometimes my computer freezes and executes programs EXTREMELY slow. It doesn't happen all the time though, but it happens once in a while, not sure why it happens. Maybe it's a virus a program? Or it overheats? I have 4 fans on the computer 3 exhaust and one fan that blows into the mobo.Here are the specs of my computer. 3500+ AMD Athlon™ 64 ProcessorCORSAIR XMS 1GB (2 x 512MB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (dual channeled on mobo)256 Nvidia GeForce FX5700 LE 256 MB video cardK8t Neo2 (MS-6702E) v1.X -moboAnd my computer case might have to do something with it. This is the case I got. for helping. Please help if you can!

A:MY computer shuts down out of nowhere

My guess is your power supply is not powerful enough to handle your peripherals, esp. the video card. There is a difference in power supplies, and the voltage fluctuations in a 420w power supply included in a case that you spend $56 total can cause the behavior you're talking about. If you can afford it, get an Antec or other solid power supply (remember, you get what you pay for). With your setup, I would go at least 500w and expect to spend $60 or more for a good power supply of that power. Just my two cents, but something to consider. Good luck.

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I've been having some problems lately with my laptop. It shuts down after i've been using it for about an hour. I think the problem might be battery related. One of two problems occurs with the battery. In certain outlets the battery does not charge at all, or at most 2-3percent. In other outlets the battery charges fully very quickly but as soon as it is placed on battery mode it shuts off after a minute and the computer claims the battery is empty. I think the problem from shutting down occurs when my computer's plug accidentally unplugs momentarily and it switches to battery mode but i am no expert so it's possible i could be wrong. Thanks in advance for the help.

A:Computer Shuts Down

Which brand and model of laptop do you have?

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hi all,

can someone help me, i have this problem regarding with my computer now my desktop pc's auto shutdown every time i run my command prompt or when i do try to extract reports using our program when it generates an output it automatically shuts off.
can someone assists me.


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would my computer be shutting down because of a security setting or lack of memory ?and how can I resolve the problem?

A:my computer shuts down

Need to know more. Laptop or desktop? RAM amount? Build yourself or prebuilt?

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I tried to download the DDS tool and after completion my computer turned off. It's the same whenever I try to use any such defense against intrusions. There is definitely infection at work but because of this problem I can't get a foothold. I've not had anything on this scale. Im using windows XP h & s and my system is crawling i.e pace and bugs. I do have Hjt, but cant understandlogs just yet. forgive any breeches of protocol this situation and membership are both new

A:My computer shuts down

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. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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I bought a computer in May and reciently ity has just been shutting off whenever it feels like. It also seems to be much louder now then a month ago when this started to happen. any ideas on what thisis and how to fix it would be great.!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:28:47 PM, on 12/3/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark 3100 Series\lxbrbmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
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A:computer shuts off ...+HJT


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Hi,1. My computer shuts down when I run cmd.exe and I can't unhide folders2. I think some basic files are missing eg. calc.exe. There is lots more to tell really, see end of the HJT Log file**I HOPE I AM DOING THIS RIGHT ... else, ... forgive mePlease help (or redirect me to the right forum), thanks in advanceI'm on WinXP SP3 I have the free version of AVG 8.5.339. I use Opera. But my first experience of a forum post. I have moderate experience in computers. this is my HJT log file.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 3:35:14 PM, on 17-06-09Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exeE:\Program Files\FolderSize\FolderSizeSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\KodakCCS.exeC:\Program Files\CDBurnerXP\NMSAccessU.exeC:\Program Files\Maxtor\OneTouch\Utils\SyncServices.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsv... Read more

A:cmd.exe shuts down my computer

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. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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I have an Ipod an a firewirecard everything has been working perfectly until recently.
Now when I'm pluging in the Ipod it takes about 10 sec then my computer shuts down not in ordinary way when it is closing all the programs etc. but .... the dipslay just gets black and the computer seems to be in sleepmode but I cant get it to work without shutting the electricity of and on.

I really dont know what has happend.....if you have any ideas I would really be glad if you could share them with me.

Best regards/D_S

A:Computer shuts down?


Have you added any new hardware/software to the pc at about the same time this occured? Also, which version of Windows are you running?

First off, lets see what you have running when this is plugged in, just to see if there is a conflict with anything:

Go to Run and type MSINFO32
On the left choose Software Enviroment, then Startup Programs. Copy/paste the list here.

Have you plugged anything else into the firewire card before, and if so, do they work properly?

Also, lets see a list of IRQ's. Is it possible for you to do this with the iPod attached, after you have to bring it out of its 'sleepmode'?

If so, or not, do this:

Go to Run and type MSINFO32
On the left choose Hardware Resources, then IRQs. Copy/paste the list here.



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When i was watching an online stream on windows 7, my computer gives me the blue screen of death, and starts to dump memory i beleive and then shuts off, any ideas?

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Check for updates, sweep for viruses, spyware, and malware, and then you will get more suited advice in the software section somewhere if that doesn't help.

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I don't know if this is a virus, but my computer shuts down. It started about a week ago. I had been leaving the computer on and the power switch was orange. I could not shut it off. I had to disconnect the power and wait a few minutes and then it started up. Trend Micro loaded and said that it reverted to a previous virus scanning pattern. Since then the computer has shut down several times, including 3 times today. Each time I had to disconnect the power, wait, then start it up. The last time it was only on 10 minutes. Prior to 8/1/08 this had never happened before. The operating system is Windows XP. I recently loaded Service Pack 3 which said it ran successfully. I have Trend Micro Internet Security and I also run Super Antispyware. Any ideas? Computer, Virus or Service Pack 3.

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A:Computer Shuts Off On It's Own

Hi kristamoo, First I want to say welcome to BC.Now .. we'll need some more info to work with.How much RAM does it haveHow old is the PCWhat Antivirus and spyware /malware programs do you have and when were they last run and updatedWhat firewallWhen it happensAre you getting a blue screenDo you get any messagesWhat are you doing .. program(s), gaming,photo,music etc..Are you on/offline or both You can run the Event viewer (information on errors and crashes) and post that info BC tutorial How To Use the Event Viewer AppletYou may have a heat or damaged RAM issueBefore touching parts inside the PC touch your fingers to the metal chaasis of your case,to disharge ststic from your body.Can you touch the fins on the CPU (the heatsync) and see if it's hot. Warm is OK. Hot is like an ouch or pullback.Cleanout the inside of your PC of dust bunnies, clean all fan bades and the fins on CPUYou can also run a RAM check Memtest86and post the results

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