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Comp Low Virtual Mem. Then Turning Itself Off


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#1 balniks

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Posted 28 September 2007 - 03:53 AM

Had a bit of a build up of spyware etc, downloaded stopzilla and cleaned up my comp. When i got rid of the crap, it asked me to reboot, i didn't, chose the do it later option. After about 2 hours, a windows warning came up, saying something about low Virtual Memory, and my comp stalled a bit. All seemed fine after a little while, then later all of a sudden, the screen went funny and my comp restarted. Now my desktop loads up, with my folders etc on the front, but not everything on startup will run, and i can't do anything... nothing will work at all.

Any ideas what could have caused this, and what i even need to press to do a scan etc as the comp boots up. Or what i need to do to fix this... i'm worried.

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 28 September 2007 - 08:36 AM

Can you get into safemode? If so, run the scan there.
When it tells you to reboot, that means the changes(repairs) won't take effect until you do
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