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dell computer with vista keeps restarting itslef

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by redthunder1, Aug 17, 2017.

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  1. redthunder1

    redthunder1 Thread Starter

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    my computer keeps restarting itself. sometimes after a few seconds sometimes after a few minutes. i can get it up in safe mode. but that does me no good.
     
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    If it still restarts in safe mode, I'm wondering if it's the PSU going out.
     
  4. redthunder1

    redthunder1 Thread Starter

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    i dont know what a psu is
     
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    Power supply unit, the transformer.
     
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    it will fire up for about 10 to 15 minutes at first. in normal start up mode. that's when it starts to reboot continuously. after a few days I can do it again and it just repeats the whole process. I have since replaced the computer but am trying to get my music off of it. by the time it loads up I can get about 15 songs off. then I am done for days. I cant get to windows media player in safe mode. I just need to be able to get an hour of clean operation. I read it might be a driver issue. I have deleted what I can when it is up and running. the little blue light just flashes forever though.
     
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    You can plug the old hard drive into your new computer and copy files off that way.
     
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