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Windows 7: Computer won't restart. Have to hit reset button to get computer back

02 Dec 2013   #1

windows 7 64 bit
Computer won't restart. Have to hit reset button to get computer back

All of the sudden my computer is messing up. If I just start my computer up it boots up just like it should but lets say I install something and it says it needs to restart my computer is when it messes up.

The computer try's to start up and the light on the monitor turns to yellow but the computer never turns off and the yellow light on the monitor just goes away and comes back and goes away again and comes back.

It just keeps doing that and never restarts at all. In order to get my computer to re-boot I have to push the reset button on my tower and then my computer starts right up again. No matter what I do it will not do a restart.

Any suggestions any body????


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03 Dec 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit


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