XP Reboots Itself in the Middle Of Stuff

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Falco

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The title pretty much says it all.

I got Win XP Pro lately, and it works amazingly well, sort of. All of a sudden, when im in the middle of doing stuff, it reboots! It doesn't ask me or anything. Any help at all?
 

Lonman

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Make sure you get all the updates at the windows site. My first thought is a malicious script running in IE or OE. I'd suggest a getting your security up-to-date with a good anti-virus program and a firewall utility. Don't know if this will help, but it can't hurt.
 

LightWave

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AUTOREBOOT

Start\settings\control panel\system\Startup and recovery option..
Advanced tab/3rd settings button (under startup and recovery)
uncheck 2nd last box "AUTOMATICALLY RESTART" under system failure.

Windows XP have a so called Autorestart fuction or a so called memory dump! As noted above you can turn that off..

Also check ur event viewer..2 locate some errors or warnings..



start\settings\control panel\administrative tools\EVENT VIEWER




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