Windows XP shuts down itself

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Hi All, I have a challenge with some the systems i administer. At certain intervals,it brings up a message that the system will shut down and restart after which it counts down from 15secs. Pls what is responsible for this and what can be done without having to reformat?
ASKED: March 27, 2006  8:18 AM
UPDATED: March 28, 2006  12:05 AM

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Sounds suspiciously like the Blaster worm to me (http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_100547.htm). Or maybe Sasser (http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_125007.htm).

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  • JayCuizon
    If confirmed that the PC that shuts down by itself has a virus, then better scan all computers/servers in your LAN. These viruses can self propagate.
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