Hi All,
I posted a thread in another forum, and was referred to this thread hoping someone here can be of help...
Does anyone have any clue about this innocuous looking dialog appearing every morning 8am?

In fact, if I switch on the system first time anytime after 8 am as well, then after 5-10 minutes of logging in, the same dialog comes up, only once and asks to restart in 5 minutes. :(

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Last Post by Seten

Hi, I looked at your other thread and one thing you said makes me curious:

am not able to make out any suspicious task which might be running that causes this regular restart.

You know it wouldn't HAVE to be a suspicious task, it could be something legal. But we have no idea what ANY of the programs are that you have looked at, checked, etc. just WHERE you have checked according to the other thread:

Registry (Windows Run keys), msconfig, services, scheduled tasks, etc.

It would certainly help us help you if we knew, by name, exactly what you found in all those places.

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If it is built-in application, then have a look in the Windows event logs for any events occured at that time. Then google for the eventID and descriptions on the net. This should give you an idea what could have created the request for reboot. Or just let it reboot and then browse the event logs.

Look on sites like:
For how to access the event manager and browse it.

Also when the reboot message appears, then have a look in the task manager, for the list of applications. Often it is still listed there as not responding.

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