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Computer reboot failure - important

By Gabor05
Nov 20, 2005
  1. Hello,

    First I would like to thank you for reading and possibly helping out.

    I have a really good computer, specifications listed below.

    Earlier about a month ago my desktop had some spyware and viruses, but with different antispyware and forum help, I was able to restore everything. Also I used Kaspersky to keep my computer safe.

    Today I was playing a computer game that requires high quality graphics and definitely cpu speed, but I have not had problems before, and thats why I bought a quality desktop.


    My computer restarted, I got back to windows, and restarted again. It happened 2-3 times, I tried to run antivirus, ad aware etc, but none of them got completed, my system would restart after a shorter and shorter period of time.

    Now I got to the point that my computer restarts right at, or right before the windows xp logo comes up and starting to load the windows.

    I checked the fans in my computer, I have 4 of them, they all work, plus the CPU and the powersupply work fine. I tried to plug in the power cable somewhere else the computer did the same.

    I tried rebooting safe mode, restore mode, vga mode everything, but it did not work. The computer keeps restarting. The only way I see something is when with F8 at reboot I chose the option not to auto restart when system crashes. With this I reboot, and instead of another restart I get a blue screen error message:

    "The application failed to initialize properly (0x0000005). Click on ok to terminate the aplication"

    I am not sure what to do, I took out my RAM put it back on the motherboard, the same thing happened.

    I am not sure what to do,but my windows doesn't start so there are not many options I have.

    Thanks a lot, I look forward for your help

  2. Gabor05

    Gabor05 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Computer specs

    AMD Athlon 3200+
    MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum
    Mushkin 2x512mb 3200
    Geforce 6800 GT
    2x80GB HD
    500W power supply
  3. patio

    patio TS Guru Posts: 482

    Boot into Safe Mode by repeatedly tapping the F8 key at startup until it starts.
    Go to Control Panel/System/Advanced/Startup and Recovery and un-check reboot on errors.
    Next run all your protection programs AV, Spybot Adaware etc.
    Right clik on the C: drive in My Computer and do a disk clean from the first menu making sure Temp. Internet Files is checked in the drop down box on top.
    Next rite clik the C: drive again in My Computer and select Tools and select error checking. Get a cup of coffee or a beer and let it finish.

    Do a clean boot and you should be good to go.

    patio. :cool:
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