Thanks for the message Tina, but nothing worked until I remembered I had activated the Windows Fax program under XP last week. I uninstalled it and , hey presto, problem solved. Anyone heard of the fax program causing problems before?? Bram ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tina" <cfunk@xxxxxxx> To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Monday, October 13, 2003 7:41 PM Subject: [24hoursupport] Re: WindowsXP constantly restarting > > Have you checked for spyware? Spybot S&D is my favorite.. Lot's of neat > tools in one.. Also, how full is your OE? If it is too full, you can have a > problem with it, too.. Do a search in files and folders for Outlook > Express, and find your mailbox. I think OE starts acting up at about 400 MB > (?) and I had mine up to 450+ and had a similar problem.. I moved the > contents out to another folder, and then my OE started working fine.. Then > gradually moved some contents back. Hope this helps! Tina > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Bram" <bramk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> > To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Monday, October 13, 2003 6:10 AM > Subject: [24hoursupport] WindowsXP constantly restarting > > > > > > Hi everyone > > I have a Pentium 1GB, 256MB. Dual boot Windows98SE and XP PRO with SP1. > I'm > > Running AVG, updated daily. > > > > 98 works fine. XP is on a separate disk and up until a few days ago was > also > > fine. Then suddenly when I was using Outlook Express and wanted to > minimise > > or maximise it would restart the computer. At first this happened once or > > twice a day, but now it's every time I touch one of the minimise or > maximise > > buttons. > > > > I've scanned for v***ses. I've run all the addition special v** files > > available and it shows nothing. I've disabled "system restore" and cleaned > > again. > > > > It acts like I would expect a v** to act but I can't find one. > > > > Any help or suggestions greatly appreciated. > > > > Thanks > > Bram > > > >> > > > > --- > For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.