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"Alert! Previous shutdown due to thermal event!"

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by DanHendrick, Aug 7, 2009.

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  1. DanHendrick

    DanHendrick Thread Starter

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    About 2 days ago, my computer started randomly turning off and on. I would enter my password and it would load windows and run fine. As of yesterday it shut itself down and after I entered my password, it would give me that message. I would choose "Run Windows normally" and it would go to the screen with the Windows logo with the loading bar underneath of it. The loading bar doesn't have the scrolling green light though, and it just sits there. Any help is greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Blackmirror

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    Hello does it start in safe mode?
     
  3. DanHendrick

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    No, I've tried.

    I select safe mode, and it just gives me a list of drivers...

    Updated Info: I just tried again, and the scrolling bar was there and working, then it just shut itself off again.
     
  4. Blackmirror

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    Haver you tried all the safe mode options ?



    Safe Mode
    Safe Mode with Networking
    Safe Mode with Command Prompt
    Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
    Start Windows Normally
     
  5. DanHendrick

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    All safe mode options continue to give me a list of drivers, the "Last Known Good Configuration" option goes to a dimmed page of the windows logo/loading page, and freezes.

    At first I thought it had to do with overheating and the fan, so I cleaned it all out and it's still doing it.
     
  6. Blackmirror

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    This is xp ?

    do you have an XP disc ?
     
  7. DanHendrick

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    Yes. I have the operating systems disc, and the drivers and utilities disc.
     
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    =\ Any help?
     
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