Not only when Play games every time with high graphics
while watching movies,internet browsing,installation
(replaced all memory ,Motherboard ,SMBS HDISK) (Replaced OS : XP (2 versions) WIN 2003
a blue screen with different error nos in each time like IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL like some others
and some general message like please remove any newly installed hardware or drive disable memory setting like hadowing etc....
no such hardware installed in my system also my fresh installed OS also restarts even at installation time
ASUS A8N32-SLI deluxe... I 'think' this is a BIOS settings
issue. After 2.5 years, system will suddenly not boot Win XP
Pro. Powerblip or something, even tho on a APC Backup.
several times to reinstall Win XP Pro with full format and RAID1.
New PS (PCP&C 650) and single vid card, AMD 4000+ SanDiego CPU, and
2 GB of Corsair 3500 LLP Pro (with lights), pair of WD320 GB HDD's.
goes perfect.... full format of HDD's, install all files and
RAIDdrivers, enter name, Win Product Code, etc. It "POSTS" fine,
seesthe RAID - Healthy, then a Win 'splash screen', and IT POWERS DOWN
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Re: System Restart regularly
Sounds like you have all the good habits. And, don't beat yourself up over missing the plug for the video card. When I build a system, there is something I always have to adjust before its just the way I want it.
I am curious as to the hard drives in your array. Are they just 7200s and do you have just two in your array?
One of the few good things about Windows, is you can boot up with the CD as if to reinstall, include the driver disk for your raid controller and when Windows Install alerts you to the fact that Windows is already installed you have two options: fresh install or repair. I always choose Repair , even though you are still required to enter the product key. The Repair routine is really pretty good at fixing installation issues if there is any doubt.
Don't forget, and I'm sure you know this, to install the display drivers first, reboot, then install the network drivers, reboot, then you can install drivers in any other order you want. And, should you have add in cards, like a Creative sound card or any other peripheral card, install these later one at a time. Don't populate your machine with everything upon first install of Windows or even an installation repair.
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I think is is DDR 1 based motherboard, need more information about your system like how much memory installed, which operating system you are using, Is it causing only for Internet video or any HD formatted movie you play in your system? What happens if you play large or heavy games or lunch large software which needs much memory? How log you are facing this problem?
Note: If you installed Ram about 256/512MB, and use programs in background at a time and try to brows internet It may happens, It may happens even if memory if defected, if your browse crashed and hang the os (most time windows). One other thing is it also can be happen in case of your graphics card or damaged motherboard! (Be sure about RAM first and operating system (is not virus effected) first). you can mail me at email@example.com for further query.
The fastest way to check or correct it to make sure you have the latest software drivers for your graphics card and for the Windows operating system you are using.
Another thing might be your graphics card may be overheating and simply shuts down or not enable you to use it to its fullest potential. If you can put a normal house fan next to your pc open the side door and see if it helps. If it does and you can watch a movie and play high graphics games then its overheating.
But get the latest drivers for your graphics card first.
From your explanation i understand that you have to restart the PC if you try to run a game or some time while browsing on internet because it goes blank randomly.
Well while looking at the symptoms it make pretty sure that this might not be the issue of heat as you said but this might be because of the RAM or Graphic Card and why that would be the reason is like only while you try to run a game or while watching a movie clip, graphics the RAM or Graphic Card is extensively used for the video performance and system file execution(for gaming), so at this point of operation if there is some conflicting software or if the RAM or Graphic Card fails to cope-up with the CPU speed will lead to system crash or screen goes blank and must restart the PC.
so in order to fix this problem you have to carefully check the RAM and Graphic Card for any circuit burns, loose connections, and you can check if you RAM is OK by using the memory diagnosis method used by LINUX OS.
try viewing a movie without any internet connection. if you can view movie without internet connection, i suspect that your computer is infected with a virus. install an antivirus to fix the problem. i suggest avast home its free. and after it is installed have it fully scanned and dont interrupt it while scanning to kill all viruses.
Depends on what's more important to you- gaming or watching Blu-Ray Movies. XBOX 360 has the best games, better controller and a better online experience($50). However, it is slower, lower end hardware, annual fee of 40-50 for online play, no hd player (HD DVD is dead). PS3 has one or two good games, small controller and has analog sticks in non-intuitive locations as opposed to the xbox controller. It does however, have higher end hardware(Games are seamless because of the higher end cell processor as well as better graphics card). You can also browse the internet on the PS3(it's really a computer)-u can connect a wireless keyboard and mouse and install Linux on it. Online access to games is free and comes with an awesome Blu Ray Player. The Black and silver finish is laso gorgeous. So, if u;re more into gaming, go fo xbox 360, HD movies, go for PS 3. I have both and love the XBOX 360 just for it's awesome xbox only games(GOW, Halo, Etc).