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My computer requires that I re-install windows xp everytime it shuts down

Q: My computer requires that I re-install windows xp everytime it shuts down

once my computer shuts down it loses windows xp, it doesnt go past "welcome to windows xp" and i have to re-install wimdows xp afresh losing all my data in the process, what could be causing this?

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A: My computer requires that I re-install windows xp everytime it shuts down

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A:Computer shuts down everytime i turn it on

focusing on getting the data off -
UBUNTU
It may be possible to boot from another Operating System
This will at least test the Hardware and also see if you can see the Harddrive and possibly get data off.

If you have another PC with a cdwriter and spare CD
goto http://www.ubuntu.com/ and download the ISO

full details are here http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/wind...backup-files-from-your-dead-windows-computer/

click on the image "download ubuntu"
Select a location
then begin download
Save the file onto your PC – remember where you saved it – so you can find it again to create the image bootable CD.

You do NOT copy the ISO file onto a CD - you have to use the ISO to create a bootable CD
The CD creator software you have on the PC may have an option to create an image from an ISO
If not - use this free program http://www.imgburn.com/

When the UBUNTU CD boots - you will see the following options
1) Try ubunto without any change to your computer
2) Install ubuntu
3) Check CD for defects
4) Test memory
5) Boot from first hard disk.

Use OPTION 1 "Try ubunto without any change to your computer" ONLY this option this will run from the CD and not install onto your harddrive - be careful, if you do install onto the PC - you will wipe the data and software OFF your hard drive.., so repeat only use option 1

Now you should see a UBUNTU desktop
This at least proves the main parts of the PC are working

You may see your Harddrive on the desktop - if not have in look in the places on the tool bar at the top of the screen.

If you can see your harddrive – see if you can find the your datafiles –
XP look in “documents and settings” under the user name you had on the PC
Vista look in “user” under the user name you had on the PC

Now if you have a USB flash drive or external harddrive – you should be able to copy your data from the harddrive onto the USB device

If you still have issues mounting the harddrive:
On the main menu of Ubuntu, there's an option to Check CD for defects. I ran this and was able to mount the C Drive.
 

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A:Computer shuts off everytime, mostly during first few seconds of bootup

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Hi,

I would like to kindly seek help regarding my problem. Every time I shut down my laptop, there would always be the notice "installing update 1 of 1". This has been happening for a while and I'm wondering what's going on.

In addition, many random files have been created in the Local C drive as shown:

Corrupted Image removed - please re- upload

I don't know if I should just delete them but anyway, I chose not to just in case. Does anyone know what's wrong? Thanks in advance

Regards,
Jermyn

A:Constant Updates Everytime Computer Shuts Down

Can't see the files--"Corrupted Image removed - please re- upload"

As far as updates, that's not uncommon.

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A:my computer shuts down everytime I play games

Go into the BIOS and make sure Wake On LAN is turned off or disabled.
 

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A:Requires WPS button to connect everytime- no auto

Let me add that my wireless laptop still connects without any issues.
 

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A:HP Pavillion Sleekbook Sound Shuts Off, requires restart eac...

Hi @LegendSoma, Welcome to the HP Forums! You have come to the right place to ask questions, find solutions and get help from others in the community!  I have read that your HP Pavilion 15 Sleekbook is having issues with the Sound. I have checked and it seems that it could be a Flash Player issue. Here is something that might help. Here is a link to help resolve the speakers and sound not working correctly. The link to using the Windows troubleshooting tool is the best for this situation. If this does not help I would uninstall the Realtek HD Audio and any other that are listed in the Device Manager, click the arrow next to Sound video and games controller to expand that category.Right-click on he IDT High-Definition (HD) Audio and select Update Driver Software.Choose the option to Search Automatically for Updated Driver Software.The Notebook should find and automatically install the updated driver.After the installation is complete, restart your Notebook. Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as Accept as Solution, this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks!    Thanks. 

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You should be able to find a DOS version of your BIOS and flash it from a bootable thumbdrive or disc.

Never mind. I thought I'd help you out by linking to the DOS flash utility but apparently there isn't one...

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A:BSOD During Windows 7 64 bit Install everytime

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Brian Alton


When I try to install Windows 7 64bit I always get a BSOD about memory. I don?t know what else to say?it happens every time right after the little windows start to fly across the screen after the file have loaded. I?ve attached the dumps and system health file. Thanks


Sorry but no DMP file enclosed please use these to find and upload them
We really need the actual DMP file.

If you wish to have others assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder. The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Start your own thread in the "Crashes and Debugging" section of the forum and attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
* Briefly describe the problem history and circumstances in the same post. Somebody will attend to your query as soon as possible.

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sfc /scannow ( sfc if not reconized)

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A:BSOD everytime that Windows tries to install 3 updates

Hello vrosa and welcome to the forums

Can you do this for us please?

http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

Tom

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A:labtop shuts down everytime I move it?

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Welcome
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Hello, see if you have a point to before you did this : System Restore - How to
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A:Vista shuts down everytime i try to download an exe file

Hi it seems as if your system could have a virus in it doing a virus scan would not be harmful. From the looks of it, it seems to be a virus or a worm. Also one more thing is your copy of vista genuine
 

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A:Computer shuts down during win 7 install

I'm having exactly the same problem so if anyone knows a solution to this, please share! I will now go and randomly disable things in the BIOS, although I have read on some posts that people have problems with the USB flash drive or printer being plugged in. So might start with disabling some USB options.

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A:Computer shuts down during XP install

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A:Computer shuts down at xp install

i figured it out,cpu was overheating,just turned it down in bios.

thanx anyway

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A:Computer shuts off during O/S install

What are the temps and voltage readings from the BIOS?

System shutdowns can usually be attributed to heat or power problems.

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A:can not install combo fix computer shuts down

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i have been reading logs and it seems you want combo fix and hijack this files to be posted,




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A:When i try to install my soundcard my computer shuts down

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A:Computer shuts off during vista service pack install

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I think that I would either remove permanently...or with intent to reinstall...the aforementioned HP software.

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A:Computer freezes at Starting Windows screen everytime.

Hi and welcome to SevenForums!

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/Edit to my post...I had a computer with an unauthorized copy of windows xp on itThrough PM it was determined that adwill9 had purchased software to help remedy his issues. Good luck with your fix adwill9.

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A:Need a USB Wifi hotspot thats requires no software install

just because he says there are strict rules to what's installed on their computersClick to expand...

Just because we have strict rules about not supporting circumvention of such restrictions I'll close this now to prevent anybody who's tempted to get into trouble.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/need-a-usb-wifi-hotspot-thats-requires-no-software-install.1111773/
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Have you tried...manually installing any of these updates?

How to troubleshoot common Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Windows Server Update Services installation issues - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906602

Microsoft Windows Update Troubleshooter - http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/troubleshoot/

Louis

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Elaborate a bit please: Do you have Vista already installed and you are trying to install another copy over the existing one? A clean install to me means that you have removed the previous installation of Vista.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-vista-clean-install-freezes-or-shuts-down.749757/
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Sorry this is for XP
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/software-install-requires-license-code-for-every-user.911200/
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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?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/computer-shuts-makes-busy-noise-then-shuts-off-randomly.932373/
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My first time here. I am not sure if I should answer here or after my first post... You can read initial details in following post, it took me days full/overtime, but it got resolved, as an happy end!!!
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Have you tried plugging into a different surge protector and different outlet?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/power-shuts-off-randomly-and-any-movement-around-computer-shuts-it-off.653308/
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Could be over-heating.

This program has some sensors dependant on your hardware:

http://www.lavalys.com/products/overview.php?pid=1&lang=en&pageid=1

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-computer-shuts-down-help.342657/
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A:windows XP shuts down computer

Although it would be great if we could provide instantaneous responses to all members...life doesn't happen that way.

Your post in the Am I Infected forum will receive a response...in the meantime, please be patient.

I am closing this topic to prevent confusion.

Louis

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/430879/windows-xp-shuts-down-computer/
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A:Blue screen everytime I try to install XP

bobjenkins777,

That BSOD STOP error can be caused by:

1) Boot sector virus infection

2) Device Driver issues

3) Hardware issues with your HD controller or HD

Check out:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/324103/en-us

for detailed troubleshooting steps related to this STOP error.

- John

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Does the problem occur if you start Safe Mode with networking?

If you can get that far with typical behavior then you could download install and update. the malwarebyte's tool.
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Wipe the HD to clean it of any remaining infection: SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

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Clear the CMOS: Clear CMOS - 3 Ways to Clear the CMOS - Reset BIOS

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Suggest you open a thread in the Virus and Trojan section and let the security guys check it for you as it sounds as if someone has taken control of your computer.

Are you able to boot up in Safe Mode ?

Note the section's preposting instructions

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Ok. I repaired the windows xp pro installation and it worked!!!! Yay. Buit what was wrong?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/computer-shuts-down-without-loading-windows.431518/
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Please read the forum rules, we cannot help you to install illegally downloaded software or help with P2P software.

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A:Computer Shuts Off During Windows XP Reinstallation

and welcome to the Forum

The most common cause of this is overheating . . has it done this before? Can you look at the temps in BIOS

What Brand/Model is the pc?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/computer-shuts-off-during-windows-xp-reinstallation-401591.html
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A:old windows xp computer randomly shuts down

Skrillek, My first cut at this is that you have either a Fan problem or heat related. I would check the heat sink on your processor and give your power supply a cleaning with compressed air.

Rich

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A:Computer shuts down before Windows can load.

Howdy gjwizard...

[tsg=welcome][/tsg]

Well...

Assuming that it is actually powering down after the NVRAM check ( sometimes some people will say it shuts off, when actually the pc has power, but the monitor goes blank, this is not actually shutting off )...

The first thing I would try is to clear the CMOS ( either by moving the jumper, or removing the CMOS battery for about 20 min. )...

Next try removing all cards ( except memory, and video ), and disconnecting all IDE devices, and floppy drives...
 

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Bumping to the top.
 

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A:Computer Shuts Off Upon Windows Loading??

Sounds like a power supply issue, however it could also be software related, have yo tried safe mode? if it boots into safe mode then it could be that you have a service or application loading with windows that is causing the problem, maybe try this first. Then i would suggest test it with a new PSU.
 

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Hi strana and welcome to TSF !

The computer restarting before Windows loads indicates a hardware failure. You won't be able to recover from it using your XP CD. Could you post your complete system specs (see the link in my sig) ? If it's a laptop brand and model will do, if it's a desktop don't forget to add the infos about the Power Supply Unit (on the sticker that's on the side of the PSU block).

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A:windows shuts computer down for no reason

A computer that shuts down by itself is usually caused by overheating. Blow out the fans with a can of compressed air on the side and the bottom of the computer. Consider using a laptop cooling pad.
Since removing the power adapter shuts the computer down, this may be caused by a failing battery. Remove the battery and use the computer with just the power adapter. monitor the temperature on the bottom of the computer. If it gets hot, then make sure there is ventilation to the bottom of the computer (eg) do not use on a bed or carpet. If running without battery works, then replace the battery.
Boot into Setup (Bios) go to PC Health or some such, here monitor the temperatures and make sure all fans are spinning.
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A:Windows shuts down, Computer stays on

Hmmm... I'm not sure if this is the fault of Windows or not. To found out if it is or not, could you please do the following.

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Does it happen in only one of the drives or both of them?

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A:Unsigned driver tries to install everytime I logon on

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A:computer shuts down at windows loading screen

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