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Laptop restarting itself

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by awl, Sep 14, 2003.

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  1. awl

    awl Thread Starter

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    My laptop is randomly restrting itself. It comes up with a message that the remote service has unexpectedly stopped and then it gives me a countdown to save my work and then restrts the computer. It happens during any and all programs.

    Thanks
     
  2. awl

    awl Thread Starter

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    The remote procedure call serviceis what its called, shutdown is occurring just now.
     
  3. kiwiguy

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    You are probably infected with the Blaster worm.

    You need to activate any firewall software and visit the Windows Update site, which has the instructions on the main page.

    This has affected anyone who is using Windows 2000 NT or XP.
    It affects all systems that have not been kept up to date with security patches issued by Microsoft.

    There are many, many postings on this forum about the subject as well.

    Such as: http://forums.techguy.org/t152866/s.html
     
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