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(Solved) - Windows XP keeps shutting down after startup

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frobertson
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I am running Windows XP and each time I start my machine, Windows loads all the startup files, puts me at my desktop, and then shuts down and begins the startup process all over again. I can start the machine in safe mode and it does not crash, but I don't know how to diagnose the problem. Anybody know what I can do to determine why Windows wants to shut down and reboot after I it loads all the startup programs?

thanks!
Fred Robertson

Posted 4 years ago
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mfletch
mfletch
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Its most probably one of the programs that is starting or its driver.

Go to start>run>type in the box

msconfig

Click OK click on the stratup tab and stop some programs starting at startup {leave your antivirus starting at startup}

Just keep doing that until the computer starts OK

Now can you tel us which program is causing the startup problem

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