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xp shuts down automatically on startup

by gawcott / April 1, 2005 10:33 PM PST

hello! i have a big problem, if anyone could help i would be greatfull

basically i turn my computer on and it goes theough the motions then once logged onto windows it shuts down (within 5 seconds) a little box appears with a command or somethind to shutdown windows and it automatically shuts down. theres nothing i can do !!! argh

i have tried to copy userinit.exe wsaupdater on the recovery part of xp restore that doesnt work and have tried looking for other solutions.......no luck

is there anything i can do to not use system restore i need that stuff

please help there must be some hench solution for this crap situation???


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if you mean system restore
by Mark5019 / April 1, 2005 11:04 PM PST

you shouldnt lose.
if you mean the restore back to factory yes you will lose.

have you tried to go back to a date that it worked?

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As there is no indication of infection
by dawillie / April 1, 2005 11:11 PM PST

and it is sounding like a power supply problem, suggest you post in our XP Forum.

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