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Laptop reboots infinetly


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#1 Mykard

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 12:58 PM

Hey, Ive been having some trouble with my Toshiba Tecra laptop and i am not quite sure whether this is a sofware or hardware problem. The laptop has been rebooting itself upon login every time. It appears not to reboot when i stay at the login screen but as soon as I login, it reboots itself. It may have been on the same network as a machine with virut (can it travel across network ?). It dosent appear to be overheating though, what else might the problem be ?

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 02:55 PM

It may have been on the same network as a machine with virut


Not good. Be sure to isolate the infected machine immediately

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#3 Mykard

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 03:11 PM

Yes, windows will boot, but as soon as login finishes, it shuts down. it looks like a BSOD shows for a half second, but its very short. It will boot into ubuntu though.

EDIT: Ive run all the usual scans (spybot,mbam,Cure-It) and Nothing comes up.

Edited by Mykard, 06 May 2009 - 03:16 PM.





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