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connor777204

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i just built a new computer and have been playing farcry 3 on it and it will randomly restart after about an hour of active gameplay
i looked at the event viewer and i saw this
"The kernel power manager has initiated a shutdown transition." and

Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
- <System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power" Guid="{331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4}" />
<EventID>109</EventID>
<Version>0</Version>
<Level>4</Level>
<Task>103</Task>
<Opcode>0</Opcode>
<Keywords>0x8000000000000004</Keywords>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2013-01-11T22:54:41.574489000Z" />
<EventRecordID>7090</EventRecordID>
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="572" ThreadID="576" />
<Channel>System</Channel>
<Computer>Connor-PC</Computer>
<Security />
</System>
- <EventData>
<Data Name="ShutdownActionType">6</Data>
<Data Name="ShutdownEventCode">0</Data>
<Data Name="ShutdownReason">5</Data>
</EventData>
</Event>

i have no clue what this means
everything but the HDD is new here is a few things
amd fx eight core cpu
navida gtx 660 video card
5 case fans
asrock 970 extreme3
 

dai

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turn off the auto reboot
control panel /system/advanced/startup and recovery settings
then untick the auto reboot box
post any bsod error messages the computer freezes on in full
 
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