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Pc restarting. my pc keeps on restarting after logon. it stays on for about a minute or two, then it just restarts. i restarted in safe mode. done a restore point. did not fix my problem.

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  • tutulbd Dec 11, 2008

    I have the similar problem but it's little different. I got blue screen on(winxp sp3) but pc reboot so fast that i can't read the error code.

    but when installed windows vista ultimate 32bit. i don't get any problem like this.

    I am using Pentium Dual core E2200 2.2 Ghz CPU, Intel DG31PR Main board, Transcend DDR2 800 1GB*2= 2GB RAM with samsung 250gb HDD. Can any one help me out.



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If your PC (and I will assume a desktop) restarts without going into a dump or blue screen of death (BSOD), it is possible that you have a hardware fault. The possibilities could be:
1. defective capacitors near the CPU.They should be visually checked for any swelling, dielectric leakage or anything out of the ordinary. If the top is bulging, then they have overheated;
2. defective/underrated power supply; and/or
3. defective (or slow) CPU fan (or sometimes that of the video card).

In some instances, some virus have been known to cause a forced restart.

Hope this be of some help/idea. Pls post back with brand/model of your PC/motherboard or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Posted on Dec 03, 2007


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