computer shut down

  superwelder 19:09 01 May 2006

dear sir my sons computer keeps shutting down with the message run time has encountered a problem and needs to shut down this happens as soon as he logs on is there any thing we can do to get round it

  terryf 19:15 01 May 2006

What program is he running when this happens?

  Graham ® 19:23 01 May 2006

Any new programs installed recently that would coincide with this problem?

Press F8 whilst the PC is booting. This will take you into Safe Mode, giving you various options to try such as last known good configuration, and System Restore.

  superwelder 20:14 01 May 2006

we have tried to reboot in safe mode but it still happens he also took out windows installer and windows service pack to reload xp

  VoG II 20:16 01 May 2006

Continued in this thread click here I think...

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:18 01 May 2006

Repair XP by install over the top of existing systm

1. Boot the computer using the XP CD. You may need to change the boot order in the system BIOS so the CD boots before the hard drive. Check your system documentation for steps to access the BIOS and change the boot order.

2. When you see the "Welcome To Setup" screen, you will see This portion of the Setup program prepares Microsoft Windows XP to run on your computer:

To setup Windows XP now, press ENTER.

To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, press R.

To quit Setup without installing Windows XP, press F3.

3. Press Enter to start the Windows Setup.

To setup Windows XP now and Repair Install , press ENTER.

DO NOT choose "To repair a Windows XP installation using the Recovery Console, press R", (you Do Not want to load Recovery Console).

4. Accept the License Agreement and Windows will search for existing Windows installations.

5. Select the XP installation you want to repair from the list and press R to start the repair.

6. Setup will copy the necessary files to the hard drive and reboot.

Do not press any key to boot from CD when the message appears.

Setup will continue as if it were doing a clean install, but your applications and settings will remain intact.

REpair XP
click here

  superwelder 20:15 07 May 2006

thanks every body especially fruit bathe's back up running again

  the well 18:41 20 Dec 2006

since I have installed ntl broad band my computer will not shut down using the normal procedure invaribly I have to shut down by turning the computer off

  Graham. 19:27 20 Dec 2006

This topic is resolved. I suggest you start a new one.

  robin2 11:48 25 Dec 2006

Every time I shut my computer down it reboots itself automatically. I am selecting the turn off icon every time but still keeps on re-starting. Are there any different settings i require and how do you access them ?

  VoG II 11:56 25 Dec 2006

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