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Automatic Roboot of XP Pro System When Logging In.

I have a PC running XP Pro which is a workstation in a 2003 Server domain. When logging in, either to the domain or to the local system, the system reboots after the password has been entered. I've tried restoring to an earlier point without any success. I can tell you that I am able to log in normally in safe mode. Has anyone ever experienced this behavior and what have you done to correct it?

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Microsoft's answer.

In reply to: Automatic Roboot of XP Pro System When Logging In.

Create a new account and try it again.

Bob
PS. Yes that was their answer.

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Microsoft's Answer

In reply to: Microsoft's answer.

I'll give it a try, however, I've had multiple people try their login, all with the same result.

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If the new account fails...

In reply to: Microsoft's Answer

Re-image the machine to it's last known good working image.

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Re-Image

In reply to: If the new account fails...

Tried that. All my restore points have disappeared after one try.

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How could this be?

In reply to: Re-Image

Normally you can't create an image unless it works. This is now telling us the machine configuration has changed since it was imaged. When this happens you do the usual clean install, then make a new image.
Bob

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