my computer restarts when I log in.

January 30, 2011 at 05:00:36
Specs: Windows XP
The only action I can perform is F1 and it brings me to setup. However the mouse control wont work. Thats it. I am not a computer whiz either. need any help offered

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January 30, 2011 at 09:14:47
See if you can do this.

Go into Safe mode.

How to start Windows XP in Safe mode
To use a Safe Boot option, follow these steps:
1. Restart your computer and start pressing the F8 key on your keyboard. On a computer that is configured for booting to multiple operating systems, you can press the F8 key when the Boot Menu appears.
2. Select an option when the Windows Advanced Options menu appears, and then press ENTER.
3. When the Boot menu appears again, and the words "Safe Mode" appear in blue at the bottom, select the installation that you want to start, and then press ENTER.

Go to Start -> Control Panel -> System
Go to Advanced
Under the Startup and Recovery section, click Settings...
Under System Failure, un-check "Automatically restart"

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