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2.6 Windows

Help with installing an operating system
OS installation guide

by mlitd See Profile edited by dbmaven See Profile
last modified: 2003-09-05 10:49:28

As some of you already know, Windows 2000 and Windows XP have a little annoying feature that can complicate a lot of people. This feature is "Automatically Reboot", it's located under the System Failure section of the Startup and Recovery tab.

To disable it, go to your control panel, double click on System, select the Advanced tab, select Startup And Recovery, and under System Failure, uncheck "Automatically Reboot". This can cause a lot of confusion. What this does is, instead of displaying a BSOD(Blue screen of death), it will automatically reboot your computer. It is always best to disable that option, for troubleshooting purposes. If you are still having problems turning it off, here is a video I made to help you

by SVTRanger See Profile edited by dbmaven See Profile
last modified: 2003-09-05 10:49:43

Please visit the Microsoft Help forum for detailed how-to's on installing Windows XP, and questions on other Microsoft OS products.

/forum/microsoft

Not doing Windows? Try our All Things Unix forum for help/instructions on installing a Linux or Unix distro.

/forum/unixdsl

by dbmaven See Profile