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When I turned it on, it showed the Gateway screen then the little white bar that says starting windows right before the Windows 2000 Professional screen. Got up this morning and find out the computer boots up and goes to the windows 2000 screen but then the next screen would be the desktop but instead it reboots Back to top #4 Jimbob85 Jimbob85 Members 308 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:VA, USA Local time:10:48 PM Posted 28 December 2012 - 03:24 PM Sorry to hear you don't have any I would create a restore point before running it just to be on the safe side since Norton does not list it. http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-2000/windows-2000-pro-keeps-restarting.html

Posts: 4,274 According to this image, you need to set the jumper on the 1st pin on the left like this -> ( [:] : : ) to set it as plodr replied Mar 17, 2017 at 11:11 PM Sign of the times ekim68 replied Mar 17, 2017 at 11:01 PM The "Science and Space" Thread #2 ekim68 replied Mar 17, 2017 Is This Problem with my hard drive or Windows? Type "winnt" and setup will start.

If the drive is alone on the IDE bus & you set it to master, it will not be detected. You can now do a repair install of the system or do a clean install. Please add a title for your question Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you. I pushed on it and nothing so I tried a different power cord and it started up, however thats when it would just keep restarting, like I said, I tried safe

Back to top #9 Jimbob85 Jimbob85 Members 308 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:VA, USA Local time:10:48 PM Posted 09 January 2013 - 08:46 AM If you would like to test your when windows is done installing set the primary boot device as hard drive, and boot into windows Oct 26, 2003 #12 josbd TS Booster Posts: 196 Have you changed the I tried everything, safe mode, Last known good configuration. If the problem also arrises in safe mode, then the solution is a little harder.

Spyware? Take a look here to see what Blown Capacitors look like.Let me know what you find out Back to top #7 Jimbob85 Jimbob85 Members 308 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:VA, USA My thanks to David who contributed the following info in a post to our Forums... "Win XP and Win 2000 have a default setting to restart at just about any error. So it's got to be something wrong on my previous HDD.

No, create an account now. Edited by Alatac, 28 December 2012 - 02:36 PM. maddiebeagle Pop Tart posted: Dec. 19, 2005 @ 9:33a OP, try going straight into the BIOS at boot time. Press F6 when the copying files initiates, insert the floppy containing the drivers & install away. #3 Doh!, Nov 26, 2003 Macro2 Diamond Member Joined: May 20, 2000 Messages: 4,874

Next type "smartdrv.exe" at the A> Now change to the i386 folder on your win2k cd. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/5827-46-computer-rebooting they have a better video card and more ram in this computer so I am sure they will be happy. Using updated software is especially important for backup programs, multimedia applications, antivirus scanners, DVD playback, and CD mastering tools. If you try to run an install from the boot disk without smart drive, the install will take many hours.

I clicked on it and a page comes up with all the writing I hardly got a chance to read it when it reboot again. useful reference Your online purchases earn Cash Back that builds in your FatWallet account. 3. Yes No Sorry, something has gone wrong. Forgot your password?

I also tried using a Bootable Windows 98 CD and setup would just quit after it ran scandisk. One is for the microphone and there were two others I had plugged the speakers into the middle one and I had power to the speakers but no sound, I went Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-2000/windows-2000-restarting.html Add a title You will be able to add details on the next page.

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Oct 26, 2003 #15 desdgl TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 36 Because my PC is a Gateway, they block out changing the BIOS. If I make an Emergency Repair disk on the F: installation, can I use it to fix the (C:) installation? Shop through FatWallet for deals from your favorite stores. Any ideas from anyone would be nice.

You may have to remove some items from the disk to make room for smart drive. Login now. can anyone help me? http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-2000/windows-2000-keeps-on-restarting.html Oct 26, 2003 #5 Didou Bowtie extraordinair!

Oct 26, 2003 #6 Didou Bowtie extraordinair! You may be contacted via Private Message during the investigation of this issue. Why does my computer with Windows 2000 or Windows XP keep restarting itself? Join for free to remove this ad.

Sign Up so we know who to pay! (It's FREE.) 2. If I press tab it lists my systems specs the says press esc to exit and thats all I can do. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now Oct 26, 2003 #13 josbd TS Booster Posts: 196 Hehe crossed posting!

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