restarting for no reason

  huddy1710 22:05 21 Jul 2005

my computer has recently started restarting on its own (on error has been disabled ) this happens when trying to transcode or about one level of doom 3 etc.
any thoughts,,hardware?

  woodchip 22:08 21 Jul 2005

May be overheating, check the CPU fan is working ok

  VoG II 22:08 21 Jul 2005

Right-click on My Computer, click Properties, click the Advanced tab. Under Startup & Recovery click Settings. Under System Failure untick the box in front of Automatically restart.

The next time it crashes you should get an error message - paste it in full here.

  huddy1710 22:19 21 Jul 2005

This event is written at system startup after the user initiates an expected restart or shutdown by clicking Start or pressing CTRL+ALT+DELETE, and then clicking Shut Down.

If the persistent Time Stamp group policy setting is either enabled or not configured, system information is written to the data section of this event. This information includes the name and version of the Windows Server 2003 operating system and the computer's make and model.

If any of the sources for this information are unavailable, or if their contents are unreadable, their corresponding fields display <unknown>.

  huddy1710 22:20 21 Jul 2005

according to my temp gauge the temp of yhe cpu is 53oC

  woodchip 10:31 22 Jul 2005

yes but what does it do when you are gaming etc

  huddy1710 18:39 22 Jul 2005

when gaming there is no warning. the computer just restarts..(new heatsink and fan change)
the system is soltek frn75 mobo 2.4xp cpu nvidia 6600 graphics card 2x maxtor 160gb hard drives creative sound card. thermaltake power supply i think 420 or 460 watts.

  woodchip 18:58 22 Jul 2005

Try stopping all Back Ground programs Running, If you are not going on the NET, Do not go on Webb without AV and Firewall. When you run a Game

  huddy1710 22:05 28 Jul 2005

77.72 nvidia driver causing the problem..
Thanks for all your help

  Mad Mick 22:52 28 Jul 2005

Please tick it as resolved if this is the case.

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