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Run through post 13 then

Click start then run, type chkdsk /f /r then press enter, type Y to confirm for next boot, press enter then reboot.

Windows will appear to load normally then either the monitor will show progress or the screen will go blank, do not disturb this.

This will take an hour or so before it gets to the desktop.


I'm going to do this later, and thanks so much for all of this advice. I really do appreciate it. :whistling:
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No problem

Hope it goes well
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No problem

Hope it goes well


Thanks! What is this going to do though? I'm just curious. :whistling:

Edited by computerdude1985, 18 April 2006 - 10:10 PM.

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With post 13 and check disk you will clean the disk, remove obsolete entries from the prefetch folder, this stops windows looking for files which do not apply to the installed programmes, defragmented the drive so windows does not have to check all over the shop for files, checked for, and if necessary, replaced missing or corrupt system files, checked the hard drive for errors, checked the registry for errors and generally tweaked the PC, apart from that, not much :whistling:
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With post 13 and check disk you will clean the disk, remove obsolete entries from the prefetch folder, this stops windows looking for files which do not apply to the installed programmes, defragmented the drive so windows does not have to check all over the shop for files, checked for, and if necessary, replaced missing or corrupt system files, checked the hard drive for errors, checked the registry for errors and generally tweaked the PC, apart from that, not much :whistling:


But there is a chance this could fix the problem right? It hasn't went off in a while either, so that's a good thing. I disabled Norton Antivirus. I've been thinking maybe a program conflict between AVG and Norton cause the computer to shut down? My computer has both of them installed, but this never happens. Anyway, I will try this later, and hopefully it will fix the problem.
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It will eliminate things, if it still gives the error we can look elsewhere (hardware), Norton can be an resource hog and two anti virus programmes running together is a standard no no
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Hi computerdude1985...

You should definitely only use one anti-virus program at any given time...that could very well be part of the problem. It's ok to have more than one installed as long as there is only one running at a time. :whistling:

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It will eliminate things, if it still gives the error we can look elsewhere (hardware), Norton can be an resource hog and two anti virus programmes running together is a standard no no


Okay, thanks so much!
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I'm going to do this later, and thanks so much for all of this advice. I really do appreciate it. :whistling:


Okay, I just got done doing this, and the computer is still taking forever to start up, and it's still turning off by itself. Any alternatives? :blink:
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Download Speed Fan (Click on the SpeedFan 4.28 link in the second paragraph), install it, and run it to monitor voltages and temperatures. Post the high temperatures you see after the machine has run a bit.

Does the machine make an audible "click" when it shuts down or restarts?

We'll figure the shutdown problem out...then work on the slow startup.

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Edited by wannabe1, 19 April 2006 - 12:36 AM.

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