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My Computer Keeps Rebooting Every 10-15 Minutes Or So.why?

Recovery SettingsOne of the things that is quite different about Windows XP compared to Windows 9x (9x is shorthand for Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows Me in all their various also checking the error logs may resolve the issue 02-20-2008, 08:48 PM #15 hulaga Registered Member Join Date: Feb 2008 Posts: 10 OS: Windows XP service pack 2 The HDMI thing isn't happening anymore. I then later re installed Avira again. http://wphomeguide.com/my-computer/my-computer.php

I wouldn't worry about a hardware error in that case. So if it's rebooting because of overheating, it would be a setting in the motherboard doing it (and then you're lucky, otherwise you'd have a useless processor by now). Under Startup and Recovery, click Settings to open the Startup and Recovery dialog box. 4. I went to the bios to check out the power... view publisher site

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INnoVation10. Check all the fans are spinning freely.One oddball you might want to check is the CMOS battery, if it isn't rechargable. This is a wide, flat connector with two rows of pins and a locking tab.4. every couple of minutes my storage get down in size for no reason Constant BSoD every couple minutes.

Are you sure you're looking at a 760? The GPU specifies 600 watts of power is required, and you only have 450. I unchecked the "Automatic restart" option in case of system failure and instead of the reboot's I get a blue screen telling me to check for newly installed programs or hardware I went so far as to get a new everything.

So this is what I suggest to do, to save time and money:1) Update all drivers and check Device Manager for any unknown components2) Go to a local store, such as These are the ground/earth pins.6. From my experience, RAM doesn't just "go bad" from general use. Can you hear it?

dyodyo Profile Blog Joined December 2005 Philippines577 Posts August 16 2008 14:47 GMT #2 Your PC might be overheating. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/my-computer-keeps-rebooting-every-10-15-minutes-or-so-why.21873/ I havent installed anything recently and it cannot be the harddrive being Thread Tools Search this Thread 02-14-2008, 06:33 PM #1 hulaga Registered Member Join Date: Feb 2008 A system I had would power up just fine, run for 5 minutes or so then reboot. Everything means something different."It is not overheating"How do you know that?

Login now. have a peek at these guys So either I've been lucky, or you've been wrong. zeph_yrFeb 16, 2014, 4:27 AM I'm thinking it's a power issue. Then you can troubleshoot the problem based on the error message."there is a beep every couple of seconds"We need to know the exact beep code.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - reboot problem by ramin rojaee / May 2, 2008 9:25 PM PDT In reply to: Re: Reboot after 10 - 20 Mins I PCWorld | Sep 11, 2015 7:49 AM PT Email a friend To Use commas to separate multiple email addresses From Privacy Policy Thank you Your message has been sent. thank you dian Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - rebooting every 10-20 minutes by wcwillis / April 25, 2008 9:33 AM PDT In reply to: Help! http://wphomeguide.com/my-computer/my-computer-reinfected.php my pc restarts after i install my new gt 630 graphics card solved Internet is driving me crazy!

Thank you Domiy, XtabbedoutX and emytayl164 for helping me out. Measure the voltages with a multimeter. In your situation, run it overnight, and remove the media (disk ...

You need a good memory test program, either Memtest or Memtest-86 (two similar but now different programs that evolved from a common base).

There is a really wide amount of things that can cause this, even down to things wrong with the motherboard or a cord inside. Should I add more/Is it safe to do so? / Does that even have anything to do with overheating? My PC keeps rebooting every 10 to 20 minutes! I don't check this site daily, but you're welcome to PM me as a reminder.

Would that work? gumbykidFeb 22, 2014, 5:19 PM You literally want the thinnest layer possible. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. this content Zigy221Nov 15, 2009, 2:33 AM I just downloaded HWMONITOR and something is running really hot.

While an engineering lab could invest tens of thousands of dollars in diagnostics and engineering services and pinpoint the exact problem, as an end user, you really are limited to a Watzman; Intel, although has produced some extrodinary products, generally does not produce quality chipsets or boards. Do you have temp monitoring software installed or have you checked the BIOS to confirm the temps are within the normal range? Anyways, I dug through the internet and found that my particular drivers (could have been for nVidia, not sure) were not compatible with SATA optical drives, causing the BSODs.

So far the pc hasnt restarded in an hour. 02-20-2008, 11:20 PM #17 Domiy Registered Member Join Date: Jan 2008 Posts: 142 OS: Windows XP Sweet. EDIT: Oh wait wtf my OS is 32-bit. Computer Help forum About This ForumCNET's forum on computer help is the best source for finding the solutions to your computer problems. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

Hi, If you have reformatted your HD and hence, reloaded just Windows and still have the same problem you have just ruled software out. Make sure that you never get any component inside your computer wet. But here is how I would proceed:00. But they are still worth mentioning. 1.

The next most likely culprint is the motherboard, and obviously that is expensive and difficult to test, and you can really only do it by buying a new motherboard, which is But a better long-term solution is to turn off the automatic reboot so you can actually see the error when it happens?chances are it will tell you enough about itself to ASUS Anti-Surge was triggered to protect the system from unstable power supply unit! Just installed amd catalyst and hasn't fixed it..

The problem did not get away until I got a new install disk of Microsoft Windows. Use caution when cleaning inside the computers case not to disturb any plugs or jumpers. i have searched high and low for narrower probes with no success. Nevermind then.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - NOT SHUTTING RIGHT DOWN? I remember having corrupted RAM, and my comp restarting before it even booted up properly. I like to call this new version the Blue Face of Death (although it’s really more of a Cyan Face of Death). My PC keeps rebooting every 10 to 20 minutes!

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