Xp Problem

By Newyorkkgm
Dec 7, 2006
  1. Hello, the other day I went to restart my computer and upon restarting it would keep restarting itself. I have not had nay problems before with it. The tower was pretty dusty so I opened and cleaned it out. Initially I thought this was the problem overheating due to all the dust. My power supply is good and memory is good. So after cleaning I stared back up however the computer kept restarting itself. I could not see anything on the screen to get me into windows options, so I took out HD and placed in another computer here I was able to get a screen, I proceeded with F8 booted into safe mode. First I ran a virus scan and spy ware everything was ok. Then I entered msconfig and changed to boot in normal mode. Computer reboots I get the windows XP pro splash but then it just keeps restarting. How do I get to boot into normal mode without the computer rebooting. I also tried system restore in safe mode but nothing worked.
    Please help
    Thanks Carl
  2. DonNagual

    DonNagual TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,404

    Hello and welcome to Techspot!

    Your random crashes could be caused by many possible different things. The best you can do is start troubleshooting all possibilities one at a time.

    Follow the link in my signature for "random reboots" and use the troubleshooting guide there.

    Good luck!
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