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XP Restarts on Disk Cleanup


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SunnydaleSpike

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Hey guys,
I finally got my second computer to stop rebooting all the time thanks to your help. Now the only time I encounter this problem is when I use Disk Cleanup- and the only when I select "Compress Old Files" Can anyone shed some light on this?

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almost sounds like heat.....you're computer is working very hard at that point....

that said, let's do a disk check

start > run, type
cmd
<enter>

at prompt type,
chkdsk /r
enter

say yes when windows offers to scan at next reboot.

On reboot (will take a while),

start > run, type
eventvwr.msc
enter

Look under system for winlogon

does it report any errors found?
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I ran the chkdsk /r
Now the system reboots before reaching even the log in screen- including when I attempt last know good configuration and safe mode. When I attempt to boot from the XP CD to repair the system, I get the blue screen of death. :tazz:
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Any other ideas?
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it would be helpful if you would relate what the BSOD says....there are several hundred and it is too difficult if we have to ask : is it this one? ok, this one? this one.......................................
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Oh, ok. I always seem to get the same one...Will post the details soon
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