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By traljifri ·
Hi,
I have Compaq Deskpro PIII 739,128 RAM and 20GB harddisk and window2000 professional installed on it.
When i power On the pc and the logo window2000 appear it ShutDown the computer and restart again and so on ,what is the problem?


Thanks.

Riyad Al-jifri

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by Mr. Ezekial Transistor In reply to WINDOW2000 PROFESSIONAL

Overheating cpu or power issues cause that. You need a tech to check your power supply voltage. You could try plugging the machine into another circuit to make sure it isn't your wall outlet but most likely you have a bad power supply.

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by traljifri In reply to WINDOW2000 PROFESSIONAL

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by diabetic In reply to WINDOW2000 PROFESSIONAL

I would strongly suspect that somewhere along the line someone has installed a device driver/application that is not compatible with Windows 2000.
First, boot into safe mode and look at the event viewer, this may tell you what the problem was or what the offending driver was. The fact that you can boot into safe mode is a very good sign.

Next, boot using the last known good configuration. This may or may not give you a good boot.

Next, boot and enable boot logging. This starts Windows 2000 while logging all the drivers and services that were loaded (or not loaded) by the system to a file. This file is called ntbtlog.txt and it is located in the %windir% directory. The boot log is useful in determining the exact cause of system startup problems.

Next, boot into safe mode again, and look at the above referenced file to see if it gives you any ideas. Then go to add/remove program and remove any applications that are fairly new to the system. Reboot and see if this helps.Next, hook up another computer via a serial cable and boot using debugging mode. This mode starts Windows 2000 while sending debug information through a serial cable to another computer.

About now, start hitting yourself in the head for not creating an emergency repair disk.

OK, now you have to get creative. If you have any critical data on the machine, boot into safe mode and manually save the info onto a floppy or zip/jazz drive.

Get your install disk and reinstall Win2000 chosingthe option to upgrade (rather than a fresh install). This should (no guarantees) preserve the bulk of your settings. After the reinstall, you may or may not be able to boot, but you may then get a fresh error message telling you what driver failed to load properly. Reboot into safe mode and remove the offending driver.


humbly submitted,
diabetic

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by deemon In reply to WINDOW2000 PROFESSIONAL

There is a "Recovery" tab in a particular service properties where you can select the computer's response if this service fails. There is a "Reboot the Computer" action amongst others. Looks like you have this option selected for the first, second and for all subsequent failures of the troublesome service...This is a service failure I think...

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