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drmoneejd

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i just got this free old computer with windows ME. it starts up, and comes on for like five minutes, then just restarts. It does this over and over. Im a total noob, but how can i fix this? btw it even does this in safe mode.
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First make sure all the fans are working and the heat sink is properly attached to the CPU. While it's running make a boot floppy, as you may need it. To do that got to Settings, Control panel, Add/Remove programs and choose the tab for making the floppy. The Windows installation files are in Windows/Options/Install in most ME installations. You can use the files to do a fresh install if need be, by putting them on a CD and starting the setup process with the repair floppy. To do a fresh install you should format the disk, preferable removing the old partition and putting a new one on and formatting it. You need to have the product key to do the fresh install.
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thanks for the help.
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