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Shanka108

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Random PC Restarts
« on: January 20, 2010, 03:54:04 PM »
Today a message appeared upon my screen saying "Your Computer will now restart under the NT something something due to the termination of DCOM Servers" Then it gives me a one min countdown. What could be the cause of this problem and how can I fix it?

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Re: Random PC Restarts
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2010, 04:02:43 PM »
If I remember correctly, this is what the blaster worm used to do to computers it infected. A quick search on google seems to confirm this. Run a virus scan and see what comes up.

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Re: Random PC Restarts
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2010, 04:12:05 PM »
Open "run" thing (windows buttom + R) then type "shutdown -a" I think it will cancel the restart timer.

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Re: Random PC Restarts
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2010, 05:09:06 PM »
Today a message appeared upon my screen saying "Your Computer will now restart under the NT something something due to the termination of DCOM Servers" Then it gives me a one min countdown. What could be the cause of this problem and how can I fix it?

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My old computer had this virus, back in the day.

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Re: Random PC Restarts
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2010, 05:17:50 PM »
Thanks everyone for their quick responces! I indeed did a google search and it seems you were right so im currently running the removal program. Also, that command in the run menu does indeed work. I'll let you know what happens and hopefully ill be in game soon :D

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Re: Random PC Restarts
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2010, 04:49:03 PM »
I actually remember having this.

Like, six years ago.

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