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system shuts down

I was surfing on some gaming sites,thn suddenly system hapen to shut down,without any warning.
now i face following problem
1. system shuts down anytime after i start[after 5 min to 2hrs or more]
2. tying errors.. it dispalys `1 if i click 1, 54 if i click 5,67 if i click 6,=8 if i click8, -0 for 0 n many more...numeric pad is alright
3.refreshing with f5 doesnt work.
4.ctrl+alt+del doesnt open task manager.[can only open through task bar]
i m using windows xp.

plz help

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Just a Couple Of Ideas...

Have you tried a system restore to before this happened? Try via safe mode IF won't work in normal mode. Suspect possible corrupted keyboard driver from badly written game changes to keyboard keys for alt usage
during game?

Try System File Checker to correct errors in system files from corruption. Open my computer, right click C: or main drive> click properties> click tools> click error checking, check now> in resulting pop-up, put check mark in top box to auto correct sys files> check now.

Apply & Ok pop-up saying must reboot to perform & reboot. Leave alone until it finishes and auto reboots to welcome screen.

If none above help...whats your A/V & version & update? What other anti-malware protectors are installed( if any)? Tried scanning?
From Safe mode if they won't scan from normal mode? Good Luck! Happy

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need help

i tried safe mode n rebooted,didnt restore system since last formatted...
i m using kav 2010,trojan remover..
they didnt show any virus or trojans.

recently installed spyware terminator it showed some cookie..it keeps coming back

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I'm Sorry! I Don't Quite Understand

your reply. Did you say
A)you did try system restore to earlier existing time but it did not work changing to previous date OR
B)that it did successfully restore to earlier date but it didn't help situation? OR
C)I never created any new SR points since reformat (how long ago?) so have none available?

What is OS/SPk# Machine basics (32 bit or 64 bit)? Match KAV min system requirements here?:
http://www.kaspersky.com/kaspersky_anti-virus

For some reason (I don't use KAV)I am suspicious of KAV's
"Kaspersky Virtual Keyboard - On-screen keyboard makes entering data completely secure". I wonder if that has corrupted or affected your normal keyboard drivers?? Something lost in translation?? (LOL!).
Extra suspicious because you found no Virus/Spyware so possible it's
KAV virtual keyboard?

Did you run System File Checker (SFC) & did it change/affect anything?

Can you try to use device manager to un-install & re-install or "rollback" keboard drivers? PS2 or USB or wireless keyboard ?

***1st be SURE that lug & Play is working*** & then Perhaps un-install & unplug keyboard , then reboot & use mouse to shutdown & THEN plug keyboard back in and boot up? This should have plug & play find & install the keyboard drivers with new copy (on XP anyway).
Your KAV: Trail or full pay? Includes Tech support at site??

Post back w/ more info as above please. Thanks! Happy

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computer shuts down

There are few possibilities of system shut down
1. CPU under load starts causing errors
2. Memory chips are duff. Take out memery chips one by one until the problem disappears or run memtest dos version if you have only one chip.
3. Power supply has a bad rail causing intermittent shutdowns
4. Motherboard has an intermittent fault causing a restart
5. Cd-rom is broken causing the computer to lock up on startup as it can?t read the cd-rom
6. May be your system is virus infected. Run a virus scan with the antivirus software and remove all the detected Trojans.

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