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1answer
26 views

Open File Security Warning at boot

Every time I boot my laptop I get this annoying message. I trust this program and I want it to run on-boot without prompting me with this annoying message. Even if I unchecked "Always ask before ...
0
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1answer
26 views

Windows 7 computer boot issues

My father's computer (a frankenstein) will not start. It was rebooted by a software update i think and now, I boot the thing, it comes to a selection screen with two options, start computer normally, ...
2
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2answers
94 views

Laptop won't boot, restarts on its own + black screen

yesterday I was playing on my Win 7 laptop when suddenly my screen went into this colorful faulty state, something of this , though not exactly. And a second after my laptop died starting itself up ...
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2answers
36 views

Prevent local computer rebooting (windows update) during fullscreen remote desktop session

Is it possible to prevent Windows 7 from rebooting without any interaction from the user? Or even better, only if the use is using a full screen application? More details: My wife uses her home ...
0
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1answer
55 views

Find out why PC just restarted for no reason

I am using Windows 7. For some reason my PC just shut down and restarted itself. I did not receive any warnings or indication of this. Is there a way to find out why my PC just restarted?
0
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2answers
63 views

Computer restarts without warning; code bcc116

Processor: Intel i5 4430 4-Core 4x3Ghz Motherboard: msi h87-g41 Graphics Card: Nvidia GTX760 Power supply: eps-750 cm RAM: 8GB I bought a new assembled gaming PC which worked fine for a few days. ...
0
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1answer
45 views

My D Drive is Read Only

After failing to import data from one Oracle database to another (in my D drive) my computer hung and I had to manually reboot my machine. Now my D drive is read only. I cannot create files, add ...
2
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1answer
44 views

Custom registry key deleted on reboot?

I have made a custom registry key (String Value) for identification of which computer a user logs on to. The problem is that this key is deleted whenever the computer is rebooted. The key is entered ...
0
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1answer
64 views

Fresh install of Windows will not reboot, it freezes instead. Suspending will trash the install

I just installed Windows 7 Enterprise (no sp, v6.1.7600) to an Acer Aspire 5560. This problem is 100% reproducible on all 7 of the Acer 5560's I've tried it on. The installer froze instead of ...
0
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1answer
40 views

Is rebooting my computer about 6X/hr for 6 hrs harmful?

Is rebooting my computer about 6X/hr for 6 hrs everyday harmful? I am using the restart option through the start menu. The purpose of my rebooting is that I am installing and uninstalling different ...
0
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0answers
62 views

Windows 7 - Ran services.smc as administrator and it changed all status to “Manual” on reboot

I disabled some services through msconfig.exe, when i start i.e. wamp it asks me for the service "wampapache" to be active and runing so i run services.smc and change the service status from ...
0
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2answers
44 views

Windows 7 x64 - Short Circuit Reboot

Since a few days ago, my computer has been rebooting out of nothing. It started when I was working behind Microsoft Office Word 2010, doing a project. When it reboots, it's like someone pulls the plug ...
1
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0answers
223 views

Windows 7 Screen and Audio Freezing Requiring Hard Reboot. Possible Graphics Card Issue

Several months ago I was playing Minecraft and listening to the radio on my Windows 7 desktop when the screen totally froze and the audio began slurring, eventually descending into static then ...
2
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4answers
668 views

How to force reboot from user login screen

If I have a computer with windows 7 on it, that is in the user login screen, how do I force a reboot? Pressing the "Shut down" button won't help since it is set to go to stanby in that occasion (but ...
3
votes
2answers
54 views

PC reboots automatically in the begining

I have a AMD Phenom II 3GHz. 2 GB RAM system running on Windows 7. Off late my PC does not start properly I have to start it at least 7-8 times before it starts. It starts and then shuts down. Every ...
0
votes
2answers
836 views

Checking NVRAM on BootUp

I've recently encountered with my desktop the other day. the problems were like this Computer boots up. and Shows this Message F1 for Setup and Configuration F2 to load default values ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Windows is not loading

I have partitioned my drive to have the option to boot from Windows 7 or 8. Recently when I power up my laptop it goes through an endless power on, initial boot sequence, black screen with a cursor ...
0
votes
3answers
185 views

The Necessity Of Rebooting A PC After Downloading & Installing Windows Updates & If Not: How To Prevent It? [duplicate]

Quite often after downloading & installing Windows Updates on my PC, a dialogue box pops up similar to the one shown below, asking to restart the computer to complete the process. : This is ...
1
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1answer
97 views

Windows 7 machine rebooting during Backup & Restore

Over the last year my computer has been randomly(?) rebooting; I did a clean install of Windows 7 twice, checked temperatures, hard-drive diagnostics, did CPU stress tests & swapped out all the ...
0
votes
1answer
473 views

Windows very slow after unexpected reboot

I got tired while working, so I put my computer in hibernation with a lot of windows open. At night my computer rebooted itself for some reason. It was running when I woke up. And now some actions ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

My PC doesn't restart properly

When I try to restart my PC (W7 Home Premium), it will close down Windows and save the settings, but after this when the screen goes dark like normally at a shutdown/reboot, it stays dark and the ...
8
votes
4answers
2k views

Stop Windows 7 from forcefully shutting itself down when waiting to update

I have had this happen to me twice now. I'll be in the middle of working on something that has resulted in me not rebooting my machine for several days. If Windows 7 is waiting to install updates ...
1
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2answers
69 views

Restore Windows 7 Upgraded Computer

I have a laptop that came with Windows Vista and I purchased an upgrade to Windows 7. I upgraded the computer to Windows 7. Now I am selling my laptop and would like to restore the laptop to Windows 7 ...
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1answer
61 views

I split partition in Windows 7 home edition but the Windows doesn't reboot

I Have Geniune Windows 7 home edition and my Laptop is Pavilion HP DV6 . I had only 1 partition of 500+ GB i Wanted to make another partition. I read somewhere in forum that I have to make my C: ...
1
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0answers
339 views

Computer won't boot into Windows when discrete GPU is removed

I'm trying to return my Radeon HD 6870 which is breaking (The fan doesn't work, and it overheats). However when I remove it from the PC, and revert to using the HD3000 in my i5 2500k, it refuses to ...
3
votes
1answer
219 views

Computer hangs for about ~20 minutes on “Starting windows” screen

My girlfriend has a Samsung RF-711-S02 Laptop, I recently had some software issues with her laptop that lead me to reformat it for her. Ever since reformatting the computer will hang for quite a ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Prevent reboot loop from critical error in win7

My machine is stuck rebooting after displaying an error dialog stating that a critical error has occoured and that it will shutdown within a minute. This started happening right after MS Essentials ...
0
votes
4answers
2k views

How to set CHKDSK for drive C: in Windows 7

I recently got a 0xc000007b error whenever I tried to run some application software. I found that CHKDSK for C drive might be a solution. When I tried to do it from C drive properties, it said the ...
1
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0answers
382 views

My Windows 7 machine keeps rebooting randomly

I realize this is a pretty general problem so please bear with me. I thought this had to do with my RAM so I removed all but one 4GB, ran MEM86 on it and it turned out fine. My computer still reboots ...
2
votes
6answers
14k views

Why does my computer restart immediately after I shut it down?

After I shut down my computer it automatically starts up again. I've tried re-installing Windows 7 64-bit, resetting my BIOS, installing the newest drivers and also changing the boot and recovery ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Is there a free library type reboot software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free Windows 7 app to enforce user time restrictions or Steady State alternative I am setting up a community computer center and I need to set the Windows-7 PC's to ...
1
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1answer
592 views

Reboot fails with “Invalid partition”

My laptop can boot, but it can't reboot. Any time something restarts the laptop (e.g. to apply Windows updates, or Start Menu->Restart, etc), the computer sits at a black screen with the message ...
0
votes
0answers
211 views

Win 7 laptop reboots when monitor is off

I have an MSI laptop that runs Windows 7 32 bit version. Recently it has a tendency to reboot when I come back to use it after the screen has switched off. When I get back, there is the blue screen ...
0
votes
0answers
183 views

File changes lost on power failures with Windows 7

I have a PC with Windows 7 64x. I created a file (text file, for example). I write some text into the file, and after that I save it. If a power failure occurs and the computer restarts, the file ...
10
votes
3answers
2k views

Restore work space after reboot?

Is there a way to reboot windows 7 with the option of saving the current working session and restoring it after reboot? So after reboot, my browser is automatically launched without losing any tabs, ...
1
vote
1answer
305 views

Reboot into the other OS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to automatically boot from Linux distro to Windows? I have both Windows 7 and Debian installed on my computer. I thought it would be cool if you could restart your ...
0
votes
0answers
177 views

HP mini reboots after a few days and cannot finds its boot drive. Any idea why?

I have a HP mini netbook running Windows 7 Ultimate. I usually leave it running with the lid shut and connected to power. This worked well for two years. For the past few weeks, I usually find the ...
1
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2answers
658 views

Windows 7 Machines Reboot Overnight (Intermittently)

I have two Windows 7 machines, both with Windows Update set to "ask me before downloading or installing." Occasionally (about twice in two months so far), the machines seem to reboot themselves when ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

How reboot computers in a LAN knowing the external IP only?

I know the external ip, like the provided by the ISP and the administrator account password. I need to restart one computer, but I don't know his local ip (given by the router), how can I reboot it ? ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Computer sponteously reboots when doing heavy file copy to/from disk

I've been fighting with this problem for the last 3 weeks where my machine will just instantly reboot. No BSOD, and when i checked the event log all that was reported was the generic "Kernal-power" ...
1
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1answer
202 views

Random reboots in and out of primarily gaming sessions

Edit: This happens consistently in games but also occasionally (once every 4 or 5 days) when having trivial apps like Skype open. So I built a slightly new PC back in May. The upgrade consisted of a ...
2
votes
2answers
976 views

Computer stuck in reboot loop after unplugging power cord

My computer was in sleep mode when I unplugged the power cord from it to work on another machine. But after plugging it back in, it got stuck on a black screen (with prompt) while booting. I reset it ...
3
votes
2answers
770 views

How do I reset the Windows password on an Acer Aspire One 753? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can reset Windows administrator password? I have an Acer Aspire One 753 notebook, but I don't know the password to the Windows 7 installation on it. How do I reboot ...
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0answers
69 views

Windows restarting certain applications after a Windows Update

So I've come across this strange function in Windows where after a Windows Update and the reboot it tries to restore your session prior to restarting. This though only works with Microsoft's own ...
1
vote
2answers
934 views

Computer reboots shortly after performing memory test

I turned my custom built Windows box off the other night by holding down the power button for ten seconds to completely kill it. Since then, the computer won't startup, it just endlessly reboots ...
1
vote
5answers
891 views

Windows 7: Will rebooting often hurt my computer in the long run? [closed]

While I understand that there is no need to reboot Windows servers often, what about Windows 7, which is designed for home/office use? Should I reboot it every night? The article here says that ...
4
votes
2answers
510 views

How can I convince Windows 7 to reboot upon hibernating rather than powering down?

I have a Linux and Windows 7 dual-boot setup on my PC and I would like to configure the OSes so that when working in one OS, I can hibernate (saving the state to disk), reboot, use the other OS, ...
4
votes
2answers
559 views

Windows Update Configuration Fails Every Boot [duplicate]

A few days ago Windows Update installed when I shut down my laptop. When I restarted it hung at 0% for about 5 minutes. Then it said reverting configuration and continued into Windows. Now every ...
1
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2answers
86 views

Can I stop my computer from re-booting in 5 mins

I'm on a work computer and it's a big organization and occasionally I get this message that basically says I have 5 minutes to re-boot my computer before it re-boots itself. No button to cancel, no ...
14
votes
4answers
3k views

Why the multiple reboots installing Windows 7?

I just installed Windows 7 on my non-PC and was struck by how many times the Windows installer reboots during installation. It even tells you on the screen during installation that the computer will ...