old pc

  cahill01 16:54 28 Feb 2008

Yes i have an old pc that iam trying to get started. Everything seems fine when starting but it keeps restarting. I have started the pc in safe mode, normal setting, last known configuration, but all the time it keeps restarting. the pc is aoc athlon campus. It was windows 98, but upgraded it to windows xp pro.it also has 512 of ram. Can any one help please.

  skidzy 17:24 28 Feb 2008

Possible MBR = Master Boot Record is corrupt.

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  wee eddie 18:35 28 Feb 2008

Give it a blow out. There could be a lot of dust inside. Overheating may be the problem.

  sharpamat 19:04 28 Feb 2008

If this was running Win 98 then presume the processor is slow, with only 512 of ram if it did start it would be so slow .
suggest you post processor speed but may require much done before running XP Pro

  chub_tor 19:15 28 Feb 2008

You can disable the automatic restarting by right clicking My Computer, then clicking on Properties, Advanced, Startup & Recovery, Settings and untick Automatically Restart. With a bit of luck when your PC crashes instead of restarting it will show you an error message and then you can diagnose the problem.

  skidzy 19:33 28 Feb 2008

Im afraid your post is not possible as it looks like a looping system,though i maybe corrected of course.

  JasonZBell 04:26 06 May 2008

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