Win 2K reboot loop
So one of the computers here at work got a virus. Big deal. Went down the list of the repair and delete. OK fine. Please restart your computer. OK. Now that's all it does. It has Win2000 on it. I get the 2K splash screen, and a very fast blue background, then reboot. Same issue with safe mode. It starts to load drivers, gets to one that says c:\system32\drivers\agp400.sys, pauses for a few seconds, then the blue background flash, then reboot. Stops at the same place every time. This computer hasn't had any hardware changes. Ever. It has current MS patches and current virus updates. I thought maybe bad RAM, memtest won't run on the thing. I changed the boot order and it still bypasses the floppy. Cleared the CMOS, changed the RAM with a stick I know is good. Same results. This is weird because it worked fine this morning, then poof. It IS connected to the internet, but the only users on it are me and one other person. It rarely if ever visits a web site except for updates. It's a Compaq 800Mhz, 256 MB RAM. It is used only to connect to our AS 400. But without it, we are screwed if there is a problem with the 400. So, any ideas? Formatting is a problem. It NEEDS to be done and upped to XP, but we would need corporate approval and also other software that they don't allow us here to install. Fun huh?
Edit: We don't have a copy of Win2K here to do a repair install either. I have one of my own, but will it accept it since it would have a different CD key?
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