My pc self -restarts, why?

  naanco 16:27 10 Aug 2006

hei there my pc shuts down by it self and after a few seconds it starts again all by it self, it can happent a few times in an hour.., why is that happenning im thinking of a ghost but the house is contemporary what else coul it be,
plz help cant afford excorsist...

  ArrGee 16:33 10 Aug 2006

Have you tried the spy-ware/avti virus route first?

  gudgulf 17:00 10 Aug 2006

The most likely cause is a program or device driver causing an error...your system is probably set to automatically restart on an error.

Go to Start and right click My Computer,select Properties from the menu and then click on Advanced.

Now locate Startup and Recovery (System startup,system failure and debugging information)at the bottom of the box that opens and click on Settings.

Now remove the tick from automatically OK and OK again to get back to the Desktop.

Now when you have a problem the pc should show a blue screen error message rather than restsart, which you can note down and post will point to the source of the problem.

  naanco 18:43 10 Aug 2006

its ok so far when i get the 1st error ill be back cheers

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