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Vista Home Continually Reboots

Q: Vista Home Continually Reboots

I'm hoping someone here recognizes what this problem might be and can give me clues as to how to remedy it.

I have windows vista home basic. The computer started going into a reboot mode ... it would get to the point where I click on a profile and enter my password, and then reboot . . . sometimes even before I click on that profile.

If I use the F8 key to get the repair screen, I can always use "Last Known Good Configuration" and the computer will boot and work just perfect then, but every time I shut down or do a restart, it's right back to the reboot problem. I have swapped out the memory to see if that was the issue and the problem is still there. I did a standard CHKDSK at bootup and found nothing.

I am lost :(

Can anyone offer some suggestions as to what this might be and how to remedy it?

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A:Windows Vista continually reboots after running Combofix

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A:Windows Vista: Trojan corrupted hard drive, continually reboots

Hi WillN,Welcome to Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal (VTSMR) forum. I am going to assist you with your problem.Please refrain from making any changes to your system (scanning or running other tools, updating Windows, installing applications, removing files, etc.) from now on as it might interfere with our fixes. In case of making changes I shall assume my assistance is not needed any more.Please tell me if you can use F8 key to get to Advanced Boot Options.Also tell me if you have a Windows Vista installation DVD.
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A:Win XP Pro continually reboots

Is the cpu fan on correctly, with artic 5 thermal compound?
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A:PC continually reboots

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A:PC continually reboots

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Not much information to work with here. Any recent installations? new hardware? What was going on when this started? Any reason to believe this is the antivirus?

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A:Windows xp continually reboots after any program is launched for a few seconds

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A:PC continually re-bootsWindows XP Home

Download BlueScreenView:
unzip downloaded file and double click on BlueScreenView.exe to run the program.
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A:PC w/Vista continually freezes up

You could tell us what she does on the computer?Well, my mothers computer would freeze up alot too, when Norton 360 says she had no viruses. Try downloading and installing Malwarebytes AntiMalware and update it, then do a full scan.if your daughter doesnt have an Anti Virus program, put Microsoft Security Essentials on her computer. you can get that here: do a full scan with Microsoft Sec. Essentials.
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A:Random Xp Home Reboots

The HP logo during boot-up is fed from a chip on the motherboard so will always display regardless of what OS is installed or how it was installed.

The HP Recovery method installs all the correct device drivers for your specific machine. This is very important with computers made by big names, as many of the devices are custom-made for them and therefore require custom or modified drivers for those devices to work properly. Those custom drivers are on the HP Recovery media and are installed automatically during the recovery process.

The fact that those drivers are missing and Windows has installed it's own standard ones where possible, may explain your problems, and is almost cetainly why your USB ports are not performing as USB 2.0, as well as the random re-boots you mention (caused by incorrect non-HP drivers).

When you buy a big-name/big-brand computer (HP, Sony, Packard Bell etc.) you should only re-install Windows from the supplied Recovery media to be sure of getting all the correct HP-customised drivers installed.

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I am troubleshooting a problem that I hope someone can help me with.

WinXP Home Edition OS reboots when I sign off of AOL 9.0 SV.

I have looked into all of the menus and cannot find anything in the AOL software that has the option to reboot the computer.

After rebooting I get an error:


I have ran adaware SE and antivirus software and nothing shows up.

This is a clean install of WinXP Home ED. with all the sevice packs and updates.

The connection is dial-up

Any suggestions??


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A:Aol 9.0 Signoff Reboots Winxp Home Ed.

I had a customer experience a similar problem. After sending a lot of time on it and a lot of time with AOL on the phone, the customer dumped AOL and has never had a problem since. Probably not what you wanted to hear though.

Is this the first time you are using AOL on this computer or has this problem just started?

Are you using the latest downloaded version of AOL? Not sure which version SV is...

You should also check for updates once AOL is install from within the AOL software. I think there's several updates and you have to check more then once to get them all. The updates normally download and install when you are logging off so it may be something with that.

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A:XP only Boots to XP Home Page and then reboots

Determine first if it a hardware or software issue. For hardware issues a system usually reboots if an internal-part overheats. For software If it has 'countdown' display giving you 25seconds before it reboots you most probably have a blaster/sasser worm/virus. or your boot files maybe corrupt in such case just run the recovery console. There maybe other reasons and causes for you current problem but these are the most common/familiar causes. Good Luck!
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A:Random XP Home reboots on start up

We have seen a lot of issues with Daemon Tools drivers.

Have you tried a Windows Repair?
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A:Windows XP Home Edition continual reboots

Hello and welcome to Bleepingcomputer.

I see where you're concentrating mostly on a hard drive issue, but your problem may be related to other issues as well.

I see where you said it gets as far as the windows logo and then reboots, its about this time in the boot cycle that installed hardware is being detected and drivers are being loaded.

This is also when issues with a processor core starts over heating occurs, so I need to ask, when is the last time this computer was cleaned out, from dust and lint?

You need to pay close attention to the heat sink of the processor and the video card heat sink.

Please let me know what you find when you inspect your computer's internal condition.

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A:Machine reboots continuously - XP Home Edition (hdd replacement)

Not sure as too the integrity of the drives?

Perhaps try installing a new OS, check settings in your BIOS, enabled S.M.A.R.T detection on the HDDs. Email me back if you need a hand.

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Have you tried to run Windows in safe mode?
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A:Vista reboots itself - Plz help

I'm having the same problem. As soon as I figure out whats causing it, I'll let you know. What where you doing before it restarted?
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A:Vista reboots by itself

what does the sata drives in the bios setting display?
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2) No pirated software
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A:Vista reboots before login

Hi, if it gets to the log on screen it is usually a windows file that is not loading and causing the problem, boot from the OS dvd, let it run startup repair, if this fails go on to command prompt and at the x sources prompt type:-

chkdsk c:/f press enter, after this run at the x sources prompt type:-

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Can you boot it in safe mode? Then you might be able to open Windows Update, click "installed updates" at the bottom left, and remove the update in question.
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Bit of an update. I shut off the auto-reboot from Vista so I can get the error log and I have the following errors:


STOP 0x000000D1 (0x00000000, 0x00000002, 0x00000008, 0x00000000)

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This must be a UPGRADE install, and 512 is NOT enough RAM, you need at least 1 GIG if not 2.

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A:Vista reboots / senpuqd.sys Rootkit

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A:NO WAY! Vista Reboots WITHOUT Closing Apps???

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I have a problem on my Vista computer that it would automatically shutdown & reboots. Sometimes, I wouldn't even have luck starting the computer, since it reboots itself during the loading process.

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A:Vista unscheduled shutdown & reboots

You do not have Service Pack 1 installed (Service Pack 2 is recommended). Please visit the support website of the system manufacturer and update ALL of your drivers and programs. Then update to Service Pack 1 at a minimum (Service Pack 2 is recommended). Post back if this solves your issues.

The error messages vary a lot - most point to hard drive issues or networking issues (with most of them having memory related events).
Have you run any tests on your hard drive?
Have you run any tests on your memory?

I suspect the memory, due to the inconsistencies in some of the dump files. Please run the memory test ASAP and let us know the results.

Here's a summary of the BSOD's:

Built by: 6000.21023.x86fre.vista_ldr.090302-1506
Debug session time: Sat Aug 29 12:36:37.800 2009 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:04:52.456
BugCheck 18, {88237ce0, 88235130, 12, 81d0a391}
Probably caused by : ntkrpamp.exe ( nt!AlpcpUnlockAndDereferenceTargetPorts+78 )
Built by: 6000.21023.x86fre.vista_ldr.090302-1506
Debug session time: Sat Aug 29 12:39:20.377 2009 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:01:36.048
BugCheck 19, {20, 888ff760, 888ffb88, 8850087}
Probably caused by : ecache.sys ( ecache!EcMemoryCacheIoRoutine+208 )
Built by: 6000.21023.x86fre.vista_ldr.090302-1506
Debug session time: Sat Aug 29 13:15:31.007 2009 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:06:07.676
BugCheck D1, {4, 2, 1, 8eebb9cc}
Probably caused by : tcpip.sys ( tcpip!OlmUploadConnections+b0 )
Built by: 6000.21023.x86fre.vista_ldr.090302-1506
Debug session time: Sun Aug 30 21:44:41.918 2009 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:21.590
BugCheck 24, {1904ab, 8e854430, 8e85412c, 81b5d1c4}
Probably caused by : fileinfo.sys ( fileinfo!FIStreamGet+11e )
Built by: 6000.21023.x86fre.vista_ldr.090302-1506
Debug session time: Mon Aug 31 00:06:41.959 2009 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:01:58.631
BugCheck D1, {0, ff, 8, 0}
Probably caused by : ntkrpamp.exe ( nt!KiTrap0E+2ac )
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Debug session time: Mon Aug 31 00:09:51.885 2009 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:01:19.557
BugCheck C5, {4f364b4, 2, 1, 81ce99b7}
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The computer came with a number of programs that I am not interested in having on my system. In addition, I was not provided a restore disc. I do own a copy of Windows Vista Home Basic (WVHB).

I would like to keep WVHP as I appear to be eligible for an upgrade to Windows 7 . . . but I would like to reinstall to get rid of all these worthless programs. Can I use a WVHB disc with my new WVHP product key?

Could I install WVHB with the WVHB product key, then use the WVHP key supplied by Acer to upgrade?

Thanks for your time in answering my question. I hope it isn't unclear.



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I believe that if you install with the Basic disc the process will offer you a choice
of versions. Choose Home Premium and complete the install. Activate with your
Acer's Vista Product Key.

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