What does it mean when my computer keeps restarting. It boots up for about 10-15 seconds and then all of a sudden a blue error screen appears for 1 second and the computer restarts. It doesn't stay long enough to read the error message. How can I fix this problem?
If u want to read the error messages then click...
Press windows button + Pause/break This would pop up a window .....
Click "ADVANCED" tab and ..... click ... "STARTUP AND RECOVERY"
Uncheck the option "automaticaly reboot"
Now onwards you will get enough time to read any error message u get on ur screen.
The blue screen could imply that there could be virus on ur system. U need to run Anitvirus n check for it.
if it is not virus u can try clearing NVRAM from bios.
I have Windows XP and I tried hitting the Pause/Break button when the blue error message appears but nothing happens it just reboots again. Any more suggestions on how to fix the problem?
The following is the best XP Shutdown troubleshooter.
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How do I clear the NVRAM in the BIOS? I tried looking for it in the BIOS but I couldn't find it. I also tried entering safe mode but the same blue error screen came on for half a second and rebooted automatically again. Is there any other way I can view this error screen becuase the pause/break button didn't work?
Message Edited by John_Doe on 10-23-2003 10:52 AM
After rebooting the computer several times I finally got a some words out of the blue error screen that pops up for a second. It says something about the regsitry cannot....load the.....physical memory....
Is that any help?
When u boot ur system do u see something on ur screen like dell logo then flashing of a few lines n then screen changing n then if u see the blue screen this might imply ur bios has successfully performed it tests n something is wrong with the OS. If u do not see anything when u boot except the blue screen then there might be a problem with the hardware or there could be the cables r gone bad for ur hardware.
U can try out only two things now... One is clearing the NVRAM from teh bios and second is booting from a Dell CD and running the Dell diagnostic test to check if the hardware on ur system is functionally properly.
To perform these actions it is necessary to know what type of a system do u have becoz every system has their own settings n ways of doin it. Alternatively, u can open up http://support.us.dell.com and select ur system and look out for the above 2 options as to how they r done. If u can give ur sysetm trype I can do that for u no probs.....