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Windows 98 SE Machines Restarting

By BriannaRivas ·
I am running Win98 SE Machines in a Domain environment which have been rebooting at random times. It started with one specific machine and now it's happening to about ten of them. These machines have worked perfectly before. The power management features are fine. Can this be a cause of a virus? We were recently infected with the Nimda virus, but we eraticated the virus by following microsoft instructions for the Servers and using several Nimda removal tools from Symantec on our workstations. We are using McAffee antivirus on our network. I update and perform virus scans regulaly. The scan engine does not detect any viruses. No changes have been made to these machines since we purchased them about 2 years ago. The number of machines which reboot is increasing. Please help! Thank you for your advice.

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by dmiles In reply to Windows 98 SE Machines Re ...

Sounds as though the virus is still present in the system,use Windows Explorer and see if you can identify any folder that has a large number of files,which could be a program exe file
Did you take the machine off the network when eradicating the virus or proceed to do so over the network,which will give the the virus oppurtunity to move to another machine on the network

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by fenaikh In reply to Windows 98 SE Machines Re ...

Hi
The most common one is heating problem, but it could be any one of these.
1- Power is up and down
2- check power suply may ahve a problem.
3- Heating problem CPU and power suply fans (try to open one and check it.
4- CPU is bad. replace itor checkit in another motherboard.
5- Motherboard problem getting not stable.
6- memory problem and bad cache memory chips
7- a virus.

Visit:
WINDOWS SHUTDOWN & RESTART CENTER TROUBLESHOOTING in 15 STEPS

http://www.aumha.org/a/shutdown.htm


Good luck


Mohamed

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by fenaikh In reply to Windows 98 SE Machines Re ...

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Uitl from microsoft Pmtshoot.exe

Description of the Power Management Troubleshooter Tool

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q185/9/49.asp

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