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PC keeps rebooting after 3 min

By jrmyelam411 ·
I am working on a Sony Vaio that has win xp home, 1.60 ghz, 80 gig hard drive partioned, with 512 mb RAM. I have ran a spyware on it and got rid of quite a bit of Spyware but am not currently finding any more. I have done a registry cleaner, disk cleanup, and virus scan. I can boot inot safe mode and it will not shut off but while I'm in normal windows after it boots up it will be fine for about 3 mins then it will shut down. When it shuts down its almost like someone just pulled the power from it and it restarts. It gives no error message either. But it does it each and every time without fail. And it is almost exactly the same amount of time elapsed each time before it rebbots which is about 3 mins. Any help would be great.

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Did you

by Jacky Howe In reply to PC keeps rebooting after ...

run spyware and antivirus in safe mode?
Did you use Hijack this and Spybot with updates? If not give it a try.
Get a copy of ClamWin portable, install it to a usb stick, update it boot in safe mode and run it.
Hope it helps

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I tired all of those.

by jrmyelam411 In reply to PC keeps rebooting after ...

I tried all of those. I alos ran the ClamWin program but it still keeps rebooting. Any more would be great. Thanks in advance.

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try this

by Jacky Howe In reply to PC keeps rebooting after ...

My Computer, Properties, Advanced, Startup and Recovery and untick Automatically restart.
This will Blue Screen the PC when it restarts. Take note of Stop 00000000 error message and post it.

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