Windows® XP Restarts after Login
Discuss the reasons for Windows restart after login issue. How to fix this issue?
Windows XP is high-performance Operating System from Microsoft series. To start the system, you need to login to the operating system first. If you have added passwords for the system, then you need to enter it to login to the system. But, your system may start restarting after the login screen. This makes the system unusable. There may be a number of reasons for the issue. It may come as a result of some system files got damaged or missing. It can come as a result of viruses residing in the system. Some recent changes in system can also be the cause of this issue.
Here are some tips to fix Windows restarts after login issue:
- Use recovery console
- Remove virus
- Restore to previous point
Use recovery console
You can use recovery console to fix Windows restarts after login issue. To do this, you need to insert Windows XP CD in the system. Then press 'R' key in the installation screen. In DOS prompt, you need to type in CD system32. You will be navigated to 'system32 folder'. You need to then type 'DIR KERNEL32.DLL' and see if the file is corrupted or exists. You then need to type 'MAP' and you can see the drive letter of CD-ROM. You need to enter the 'drive letter' followed by 'i386 and KERNEL32.DL_'. You will get a message ‘One File Expanded’ and the issue will get fixed.
You can try removing virus from the system to resolve Windows restarts after login issue. To do this, you need to restart the system and press F8 to open Advance Options menu. Then, you need to select the reboot in safe mode with networking and connect the system to network. Search and install good antivirus software in the system. You can then scan the system with antivirus software and remove the virus. Restart the system in normal mode.
Windows XP system restart after login issue may occur because of changes made to the system. You can try restoring the system to last known good configuration to resolve the issue. To do this, you need to press F8 key at the booting time and you will get a number of booting option displayed. Select 'Last Known Good Configuration' option and the system would be restored. You can then restart the system again to check if the problem is resolved.
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