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brikey

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Please help it's haunted. First off, please have patience with me. Because I am a computer dummy.
My computer kicks on and off by itself. I have read some of the topics and done what you have suggested.
The first time it did it was several hours after I shut down the computer. It tried to start up by itself. It would run like it was loading up, then it would just kick off. Then it did this over and over again. During the day when I try to start my computer up sometimes it would go till it is just almost fully loaded then it would kick off like you have just pulled the plug on it. I have noticed that in the late evening into the night it seems to run for a few hours before it kicks off. I have windows xp. Someone please tell me there is a way to fix this.
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Facedown98

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This sounds like a job for the Malware Team to handle. Just for my 2 and 1/2 cents, it sounds like somehow your BIOS was set to turn of the computer at certain times. The Malware Team will help you with that however.
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Thanks for the advise stormknight6. Today when it finally let me turn it on, it automatically ran CHKDSK. Then it signed off by itself. I was able to turn it back on and it told me that it was unable to complete CHKDSK. So I ran that myself and it seems to be ok right now. Do you think I should still do the malware?
If so, please don't think I'm stupid, but what is malware?

Thanks, brikey
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If you are no longer having this issue, and you have protection from internet-borne nasties, then you don't have a need to post in the malware section. Now, to answer the second question, see this link.
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Thank you so much for helping me stormknight6. I really appreciated it.
brikey :whistling:
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Alright no problem. Come back and see us if you have any more questions :whistling:
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