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Windows 7: Restart from Safe Mode and computer dies in a minute

24 Mar 2010   #11
fatguy

windows 7 64bit
 
 

i had no idea. we have been having connection issues too. att just fixed the line to the house. my wife's computer crashed randomly as well. traced that to the connection, somehow. new modem kills my computer and hers randomly. new line, mostly stable, but still issues. many variables seemed to have masked the true issue. those bas...s.

anyway, back to the old modem, more stable for my wife, but all the same issues for me. my provider wants me to replace it again. no problem there. but after i replace new modem with old i still had problems, but not my wife. that is when i started thinking of bugs. but, my virus protection runs nightly and missed them.

i'll let you know if this helps. i really appreciate you help.

michael


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24 Mar 2010   #12
Product FRED

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

It does sound like a virus or something fishy. I once had a virus on one of the computers on my home network that disrupted the internet connection of all of the computers in my house.
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25 Mar 2010   #13
fatguy

windows 7 64bit
 
 

still up! fingers crossed.
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25 Mar 2010   #14
fatguy

windows 7 64bit
 
 

calling this one fixed! thank you for your help.


issue resolved after virus scan and superantispyware scan in safe mode. then malwarebytes' scan in safe mode. computer all clear, was still crashing, so repaired windows. now all seems good.

yea!

michael
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15 Sep 2010   #15
whitehouse

Windows 7 Enterprise 32 bit
 
 
windows 7 enterprise safe mode

I have the same problem with my windows , it always restart when i try to enter the safe mode ! I don't know why ! Microsoft says some Administrative privileges are limited . windows 7 enterprise ,windows 7 enterprise 90-day trial ahd windows server 2008 R2 have the same problem !
and no update is used to fix this problem (I haven't found ,at least).
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18 Sep 2010   #16
Product FRED

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

Well the original poster said that he resolved the issue by doing a repair installation. You can do a repair installation by booting into the Windows 7 DVD and following the steps to perform a repair install. Or, if you want to make sure the problem is totally eradicated, you can move your personal files somewhere else and then reformat and perform a totally clean installation.
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19 Sep 2010   #17
fatguy

windows 7 64bit
 
 

just for follow up...

the problem was "fixed" for a while but it did reappear. and it got worse. the second time, no viruses or anything. multiple scans with different software found nothing. the computer would stay on for days without issues in safe mode, but that was no good. eventually the harddrive gave up. an engineer fried said that might have been the problem all along? not sure, but reinstalled clean version on to an older drive. now it stays up for days then randomly hangs. hard restart and it dies within minutes. hard restart, shut down restart and it stays up for days. i now have only windows 7 on the drive. that and antivirus and malwarebytes.

wish this was something easy...
i also have sleep mode off.

michael
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