xp pro reboots unexpectedly, no apparent reason

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jasonwebb

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hey there, and thanks in advance, now i have winxp pro which i've been running well the last 2 or 3 years, but lately it just shuts down(reboots) unexpectedly, like if i'd be writind down this message and all of the sudden it starts rebooting, the wierd thing is that it seem to happen only while i try to do a right click, or insert a blank cd, or perform a spyware scan, now lately a cleaned the registry with tweek now regcleaner, but only showed safe to delete items, so i dont know if it might have something to do with it, now, i just want this solved in order to be able to copy a couple things i need before i proced with reformating the Hd, which by the way i forgot how to do, anyways, thanks for the support
 
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Disable automatic restarts on error and you should get a blue screen with some information on the cause.

Control Panel - System - Advanced - Startup and Recovery/Settings - uncheck "Automatically restart" OK.
 

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thanks alot , i will try that, any further suggestions would be even more helpful
 
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Unless we know the underlying reason from the blue screens, further help is a guess though.

If no blue screen is given, only then can you suspect hardware issues such as overheating etc.
 

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yep i got the blue screen, it says, bad_pool_caller, seems to be the only problem written on the screen
 

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i insist this only happens with the applications mentioned avobe in the first post, again thanks a lot
 
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