PC restarting :(

  samir_ali786 20:57 09 Jun 2009
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My pc keeps restarting. I have been having this problem for a long time now. It randomly re-starts.

I have replaced everything i could think of, yet still it restarts

someone help please

  birdface 21:06 09 Jun 2009

have you made sure the air vents are clear of dust and fluff.if so inside will need cleaning as well.

  samir_ali786 21:09 09 Jun 2009

Yess i have made sure.

I formatted the PC, ran memtest, the lot. I still don't know what the problem is.

  nob14 21:36 09 Jun 2009

I think the PSU should be replaced. You can get one for about £25 on e-bay

  nob14 21:38 09 Jun 2009

I think the PSU should be replaced. You can get one for about £25 on e-bay

  samir_ali786 21:43 09 Jun 2009

PSU was replaced, i have tried 3

  citadel 21:50 09 Jun 2009

as you have tried all it only leaves the motherboard, bios update or new board.

  samir_ali786 21:52 09 Jun 2009

I have tried a new motherboard aswell. (it was happening with my old one and this 1 aswell)

  RobCharles1981 23:43 09 Jun 2009

Maybe try scanning for malware/spyware

Download Install and Update and run in safe mode and do full Scans you will find them listed here:

Malwarebyetes and Super Antispyware

click here

  samir_ali786 23:49 09 Jun 2009

The PC was formatted, so i very much doubt its a malware issue

  birdface 07:07 10 Jun 2009

Have you tried device manager to see if any yellow exclamation marks beside any of the devices.
No harm in trying one of the security programs mentioned just in case.
Or download and try Driver Max its free and will tell you if any of your drivers are needing updated.
Could it be a faulty memory stick.I know nothing of this just what I have read on other threads.If you have 2 memory sticks take one out and see if the computer runs ok then take that one out and put the other one in and try that.
A lot of updates from Microsoft last night maybe one of those might have helped.

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