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Auto restart in win me
Greg265 Aug-17-01 11:20 PM
When i shut down my computer it automaticly restarts up on its own Thanks Greg

1. RE: Auto restart in win me
lbyard Aug-18-01 04:52 PM
In response to message 0
Fine, but what is the computer? There is a simple fix for Win 98/SE for most instances of this problem, but not for Me. The restart problem for Me appears to be specific to the make/model/BIOS version of the computer. Larry

2. RE: Auto restart in win me
Greg265 Aug-18-01 05:55 PM
In response to message 1
Sorry about that

sysinv.dll, version 1.1

Operating System: Windows ME
Processor Type: AMD Athalon 1200 MHZ
Physical Memory: 256 megs ddr ram
Hard Drive: C:\ Total Space: 14638MB Free Space: 11406MB Cluster Size: 8 KB
CD-ROM Drive: TOSHIBA DVD-ROM SD/R1002/Creative 52x.
Monitor: Philips PHILIPS 107B(17inch/CM6800)
Display Info: 800 x 600 16777216 colors, 32-bit
Pointing Device: PS/2 Compatible Mouse Port

Modem: SupraMax 56i Voice PCI
Sound Card: Yamaha XWAVE PCI Sound
Video Card: 3D Blaster RIVA TNT2 33 MB VRAM
hard drives 2 maxtor
mainboard asus a7a266
Bios Award Medallion Bios version 6.0

9. RE: Auto restart in win me
lbyard Aug-18-01 08:04 PM
In response to message 2

"But when it came time to shutdown the thing would not shut off. It just kept rebooting into windows and the power switch would not work. I had to unplug it from the wall to get it to shut off. An update of the BIOS to v.1004 solved this problem."


"First, I'll warn you that you will be taking a chance if you flash the motherboard BIOS and you will be doing it at your own risk. If something goes wrong (e.g., a power outage) during this process you could end-up with an unbootable motherboard. If that happens you will have to find someone with the equipment to flash the BIOS, obtain another BIOS, or buy a new motherboard. I've done it many times without a problem. Someday it's going to get me."

If this indeed is what is wrong with the board it is absolutely beyond my understanding how any kind of quality assurance would allow the board to come to market. The obvious answer is there was no quality assurance or any kind of reasonable testing! I would really like to know if this fixed it. How do you like the DDR memory? Fast? Larry

10. RE: Auto restart in win me
Greg265 Aug-18-01 10:38 PM
In response to message 9
I have allready flashed the bios larry
With no results I have found that most online sellers will send you a product even if it is defective.
and swear it was ok when it left them as for ddr ram i was able to tell a noticable increase in overall system performance
Thanks for the help Greg

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