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My computer boots up but restarts after

\015 My computer boots up but when it goes to the xp loading thingy it restsarts can anyone help me with this\015

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1.Restart your computer with the Windows XP Setup disk in the CDROM drive.
2.If you are prompted to press a key to start the computer from CDROM, do so quickly. Otherwise it may try to boot from the hard drive.
3.After a few minutes, you'll see a prompt to press the R key to start the Recovery Console.
4.When Recovery Console starts, it will prompt you to enter a number corresponding to the Windows XP installation that you need to repair. In most cases, you'll enter "1" (which will be the only choice). If you press ENTER without typing a number, Recovery Console will quit and restart your computer.
5.Enter your Administrator password. If you don't enter the correct password, you cannot continue.
6.At the Recovery Console command prompt, type fixmbr and then verify that you want to proceed.
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