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If you havent installed the security updates and have surfed the net (either by modem or by a lan line) you probably picked up one of the many worms wriggling all over the net. Keep those service packs updated and use firefox or some other NON internet explorer browser. If its an older computer you may have to troubleshoot some of your hardware which is a giant PIA. Try taking out any newer components that you may have upgraded before reinstalling your windows and disconnecting your ROM disc drives to see if you can get the OS to boot up and stay up. Bad drivers means bad news. Any upgrades might require you to install driver prior to equipment. Aside from the software issue your hard drive may be funking out. If its making funny noises you better get it somewhere you can back up your stuff. The most common cause for involuntary windows restarts are the worms but that doesnt mean the other problems are ruled out. Good luck.

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