XP restarts on bootup

By mturbo23
Apr 19, 2004
  1. I have been running XP Prof for many months now with no problems.
    But recently XP boots up as normal and everything loads but then less than a minute later the screen just goes blank and it restarts!
    After it restarts the computer is fine and carries on as normal.

    I cant work out what is causing this problem.Any ideas??

    1.5 GHZ AMD XP
    512MB DDR
    Asus Motherboard
    Radeon 9000 PRO 128MB
    120GB Maxtor HDD
  2. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Maniac Posts: 2,244

    Check the Event Viewer and see what it shows.
  3. mturbo23

    mturbo23 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 30

    In the Event Viewer under System there is an error with Service Control Manager.

    The CAILI service failed to start due to the following error:
    The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.

    and directly after that error

    Timeout (30000 milliseconds) waiting for the CAILI service to connect.

    this error seems to appear a lot, is this the problem?

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