my laptop restarts all the time

  bri74 23:36 24 Oct 06
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Hello i got a second hand laptop , a dell latitude , it got windows XP sp1 on it , i installed sp2 , but it never went in proper so i uninstalled it . now when windows starts up it restarts again and again , i cant get windows to start up at all now , ive tryed safe mode and last known good con , please some one help me .

  sean-278262 00:28 25 Oct 06

Get the windows CD and try installing windows afresh on the computer. There should be instructions with the laptop on how to do it on a dell computer.

  moorie 03:53 25 Oct 06

what model dell is it ie latitude etc

  moorie 03:54 25 Oct 06

sorry meant to ask which dell latitude model

  bri74 10:47 25 Oct 06

i dont have the manual with it being second hand , the model of the laptop is dell latitude c600. hope some one can help me .

  moorie 11:11 25 Oct 06

hi has it still got the original spec in particular the 128mb of ram?if so you could be out of memory,i would say the minimum to run xp sp2 would be 512mb(even 256mb would not be ideal)also you may want to consider a fresh install of windows,just suggestion others more in the know may advise other routes

  VoG II 11:19 25 Oct 06
  moorie 11:20 25 Oct 06

read thisclick here
you may find more links type into google dell c6oo keeps restarting

  bri74 11:55 25 Oct 06

it got 3 hundred something ram not to sure only got it couple of days ago it was workin fine till i but sp2 in . but i did uninstall it again and thats were the proplem started . thank you for your help i will look at the links you sent me .

  moorie 12:06 25 Oct 06

this refers to restarting problems post sp2 install
click here

  bri74 12:09 25 Oct 06

how do i bootup on a laptop from a cd drive ?

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