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Unexplained Restart


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#1 Nfithteen

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 11:16 AM

My host PC would restart randomly its miner situation but i would like to know Y?

Could be a heating problem due to high CPU usage but i wanted to be sure

It happends mainly during downloading, however it would do the odd random restart.

Whats best to do?

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 12:48 PM

Hi ... Do this , Right click the "My Computer" select properties , Then click on the " Advanced " tab , select " Settings " under the start up and recovery , then remove the check mark that is on auto restart , Now next time your computer try to do a restart it should show you some sore of error , Post back with this error and i'm sure someone will try to assist a little further

Edited by snooker, 28 July 2006 - 01:01 PM.


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Posted 28 July 2006 - 12:56 PM

Do you hear the fan stop in the computer?

It should not overheat at all and any overheating whatsoever is a serious problem as it can destroy your processor, motherboard and other components.

A computer should never shut down or restart by itself.

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 01:14 PM

Hi ... Do this , Right click the "My Computer" select properties , Then click on the " Advanced " tab , select " Settings " under the start up and recovery , then remove the check mark that is on auto restart , Now next time your computer try to do a restart it should show you some sore of error , Post back with this error and i'm sure someone will try to assist a little further



The auto restart was already unmarked?...what else can i do?

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 01:15 PM

Do you hear the fan stop in the computer?

It should not overheat at all and any overheating whatsoever is a serious problem as it can destroy your processor, motherboard and other components.

A computer should never shut down or restart by itself.



Not that i know off the fan seems to be running fine?...by n e possibility is it a hiden virus?

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 01:16 PM

The next time it happens you may get a bsod which will give you an error message - please post everything it says.




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