computer shutting down

  stourry 09:26 16 Mar 2006

wife has amd 2000+ 600mb sdram win xp pro avg zone alarm.
recently reforamt h/d and now when trying to inatll some programmes the system re-boots whislt reading the cd can anyone help
thanks in advance

  woodchip 09:42 16 Mar 2006

check the size of your PSU in Watts. as it sounds like you have been adding some hardware, and PSU is protecting it's self against extra load

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:09 16 Mar 2006

Boot into safe mode and run

chkdsk /f

to check problems with the hard drive.

also try

sfc /scannow

to check for missing or corrupt windows files

  stourry 10:50 16 Mar 2006

thanks for all the help i will check these and get it sorted

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