Re: Windows keeps shutting itself down

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  1. Bob

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    "Moody Marco" <> wrote in message
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    > Seemingly at random as I'm doing something at the PC, I'll get a little
    > dialog saying "The system is shutting down, please save all work in

    progress
    > and log off. This shutdown was initiated by NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM". It

    gives
    > a countdown timer till shutdown (1 minute I think) and the message:
    >
    > "Windows must now restart because the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service
    > terminated unexpectedly"
    >
    > This is happening about twice a day.
    >
    > This morning it happened within 30 secs of Windows booting and me logging

    on
    > when I turned the PC on.
    >
    > Screesnshot here:
    >
    > http://www.markmcrobie.btinternet.co.uk/Image1.gif
    >
    > Normally when it happens it's just the above dialog that pops up out of

    the
    > blue, but I did notice that once (yesterday) it happened directly after I
    > got a "The following program has stopped responding" error for a program
    > called(roughly) "General Win32 something"
    >
    > Many thanks in advance
    >
    > Windows XP Home SP1
    > Pentium 4 2.2Ghz
    > 256MB DDR RAM
    > GeForce 4 MX 440 64MB graphics card
    >
    >
    Bob, Aug 12, 2003
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