Thanks again for another reply.
Yes I am using McAfee. I've been using it as long as I have had my PC. I've thought about switching to something else a few times because it some times can be a pain in the rear and uses lots of resources, but always forget to do so until it's too late and my subscription automatically renews for another year. Anyway, the McAfee I'm using is McAfee PC Security (anti-virus, firewall, etc.).
Had another reboot session last night and then again early this morning. Tried to restart a few times last night but gave up after awhile and shut it down for the evening. Tried to get on again this morning, but more reboots. Took me two attempts at safe mode before I could get it to login.
Checked the even log for this morning's reboots and this is what I found. Not sure exactly what I should be looking for so I made a note of the basics. Listed as Time of Error, Source of Error, and Description of Error.
5:36:40 DCOM Service event system
5:36:45 DCOM netman
The following errors all had something to do with a device connected to the system not functioning
5:37:15 Service Control Manager (SCM) NetBIOS Tcpip
5:37:15 SCM DNS Client TCP/IP Protocol Driver
5:37:15 SCM Apple Mobile Device TCP/IP Protocol Driver
5:37:15 SCM Bonjour Service TCP/IP Protocol Driver
5:37:15 SCM McAfee Validation Trust Protection Service (VTPS) mfehidk
The following errors all had something to do with an existing service or group not being able to be started.
5:37:15 SCM IPSEC service, IPSEC driver
5:37:15 SCM McAfee McShield, McAfee VTPS
5:37:15 SCM McAfee Firewall Core Service (FCS), McAfee VTPS
5:37:15???????? SCM McAfee Personal Firewall Service, McAfee FCS
5:37:15 SCM McAfee Network Agent, McAfee FCS
5:37:15 SCM McAfee Proxy Service, McAfee FCS
The following error was something about "can't read the following boot drivers or system drivers"
5:37:15 SCM can't read the following boot drivers/system drivers AFD, Fips, intelppm, IPSEC, mfehidk, mfetdi2k, MRxSmb, NetBIOS, NetBT, RasAcd, Rdbss, Tcpip
Lots of errors (Service Control Manager) happened at 5:37:15 so perhaps that's where the solution to my problem can be found. Is it possible that all of this is being caused by my McAfee stuff? Or is the McAfee problems just being caused by another more serious error? Also, have had DVD/CD of floppy drives connected since yesterday and still am getting the reboots? Does that indicate something other than a power related issue?
Will try to restart again this evening.
Thanks again for all your help so far.
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