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my teacher's computer is stuck in a restart loop

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  1. blite26 New Member

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    hey my teacher/coach's school computer (dell optiplex gx150) is stuck in a restart loop. When it boots up it will make it to the windows os load screen and then restart. i already tried all the settings in the F5 menu and none of them worked it just restarts again.

    p.s. I also see a blue screen flash on and off the screen b4 it shuts itself down and starts again.

    i need some major help on how to diagnose and fix the problem.
     
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    So did you try booting into safe mode?
     
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    It's probablly littered with spyware, trojans, and viruses. The best thing to do would be a fresh install of Windows and use some protection! (virus, spyware etc..)
     
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    Someone probably put a batch file on it to do that :p
     
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    I have the same problem. I can take my hard drive out however and it boots fine in another system. I guess it is in the bios? Any ideas for me to try?
     
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    i also had that problem and it was cause my hard drive was bad.
     
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    Check Dell support for "How to reset Cmos Jumper".
    On the coaches computer it might help to open it up and clean it out, although something probably fried (memory,HDD etc).

    :toast:
     
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