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pc keeps restarting

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by bazzup, Jan 26, 2003.

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  1. bazzup

    bazzup Thread Starter

    Apr 21, 2002
    hi all
    just before christmas my pc kept restarting itself especially at startup but occasionally any othertime.in the end the whole thig just went and i could'nt get into it any more so i wiped the hard drive and started again it has been aright for a month or so but now its started doing it again any ideas?????


  2. Hairy


    Mar 20, 2000
    try running without the cover on to see if it's heat

    cleaned out the dust bunnies?

    fans all working proper?

    try different power supply

    try different memory
  3. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

    Dec 14, 2002
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    When you are running Windows XP, you may have noticed that every so often (rarely) that Windows reboots without you asking it to. This tends to be caused by a Blue Screen error. If you want to see what this error is, you will have to check the error log list because Windows reboots too quickly for you to read what happened. Well with this tip you can disable the Auto-Reboot so you can finally read, and see the blue screen error.

    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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