Friends computer keeps restarting, HELP!

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  1. absolut87

    absolut87 OT Supporter

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    My friends computer restarts after the windows XP "Welcome" logo comes up. It will keep repeating this unless shutoff. Now, if i run the computer without the cdrom drive installed, the computer starts up fine. However, the computer did run normally for a few days before with the cdrom installed. Any ideas?
     
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    bad cdrom?
     
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    flash the cdrom to see if it resolves, but sounds like a bad cd rom
     
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    Ive tried running the computer with another Cdrom and same problem..
     
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    Make sure the slave/master settings are correct for both the hard drive and the cd rom. Try a different IDE cable? If you can plug into a different IDE slot on the mobo do that too.
     

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