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My dell optiplex sx 270 restarts

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Here are other possible reasons why computer restart

-- Sometimes this can be caused by an overheating situation wherein some programs require a lot of processing power which can cause the processor or hard drive to get hot

--If you determine that overheating is not the problem, the most likely suspect is bad memory. Trying to access a bad spot in your system memory (RAM) can cause the computer to freak out and restart.

-- Make sure that the Automatically Restart in the System failure section is uncheck

--This can also be a virus or spyware problem. go through your Control Panel / Add or Remove Programs list and remove any programs you don't need, then run thorough anti-virus and anti-spyware scans.

-- Failing or under-rated power supplies can also cause your computer to restart at seemingly random intervals.

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