Automatic restart

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  1. fox

    fox Registered Member

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    I have had to type this quick for i dont know when my computer is goin to restart.it decides to restart ever so often between 5-10 minutes for no reason.I Need help fast i use my computer alot.Am stuck what to do.Can anyone Help a Helpless Lad .

    Iain
     
  2. Capp

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    There's always a chance you have an infection. I think it was the blaster worm awhile back that forced reboots..

    What AV do you run and is it up to date? What version of windows? Any anti-spyware tools?
     
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    We have discontinued the HijackThis log analysis service here at Wilders. See the following announcement regarding this change:

    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=42148

    Within that post is an image linking over to a site that lists a number of other security forums, some of which still provide that service. If you want your log reviewed, you'll need to pick a site and read their spyware scanning and cleaning (HijackThis posting) guidelines, following all their required steps carefully, and then posting as directed.

    Two of the bigger forums for HijackThis log processing, (meaning they process more log threads each day than many others) are: SpywareInfo.com and CastleCops.com.

    http://computercops.biz/forums.html

    http://spywarewarrior.com/index.php
     
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    You need to get the latest version of HijackThis here.

    This may help as well.

    http://www.pchell.com/virus/sasser.shtml

    You can disable this shutdown by following the steps below during the countdown

    1. Click on Start, Run
    2. Type in CMD and press ENTER
    3. Type in the following command and press Enter

    SHUTDOWN -A

    This will terminate the shutdown, however in most cases the system may be to unstable to try to recover and may need to be rebooted anyway
     
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