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XP shuts down instead of Restarting


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I just reformatted my PC with XP Home and now, when I click on 'restart', it shuts down instead . . .

Any ideas?

TIA . . .

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Items in blue which are underlined are clickable to give more information about the process

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, right click any file then click delete, confirm delete

Click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools to run disc clean up

Click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools to run disc defragmenter

Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter, you need the XP CD and Windows File Protection will show a blue onscreen progress bar, when the bar goes, reboot

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Thanks for the quick reply Keith, I'll attempt it when I get home . . .

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