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Offline Beryle

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Re: Everytime I start up Windows XP, Avast asks to restart my computer, why?
« Reply #15 on: December 09, 2008, 04:46:47 AM »
I have now done what you suggested but it forced me to do a repair of my Windows XP.  I'm sorry if there are errors in what I'm posting here, but all I am getting are black boxes everywhere on my monitor.  Looks like I have to reformat yet again.  Thanks for nothing, guys!!

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Re: Everytime I start up Windows XP, Avast asks to restart my computer, why?
« Reply #16 on: December 09, 2008, 12:15:14 PM »
Beryle, isn't it a problem with monitor/video drivers? Are you able to discover which are they and if they are updated? Are you going to Windows Update and taking all XP updates?
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Re: Everytime I start up Windows XP, Avast asks to restart my computer, why?
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2008, 10:48:05 PM »
I had all the latest drivers and updates for my computer.  If you had noticed, I had said that I had put Windows XP SP3 on my pc.  When I did what you suggested, I was prompted to put in my disc for Windows XP Home Edition (which, btw I didn't have the disc for SP3).  I put the disc in anyway thinking this wouldn't cause a problem but it did (and it was major).  All the boxes ended up black and I couldn't do a thing so I reformatted.

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Re: Everytime I start up Windows XP, Avast asks to restart my computer, why?
« Reply #18 on: December 10, 2008, 06:46:31 PM »
To run the command sfc /scannow is necessary have the Cd of Windows + the last Service Pack integrated...
If you don't have this you can create with splipstream procedure.
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