Computer Restarts!

  zams 21:17 12 May 04
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When I run games on my PC, after a while the computer restarts automatically, but when I run Programs, such as Word, this doesn't happen. why?

Hope you guyz would help me...Thnx in advance

  Diodorus Siculus 21:34 12 May 04

Could be that the games cause you to run out of memory - some are not good at releasing it when it is no longer needed. The regular programs like Word etc don't need the same amount of memory.

'Might also be worth looking at the event logs.

  Irishman 21:49 12 May 04

Temperature, your processor is getting too hot and the computer is restarting to protect itself.

  blackstorm2k 22:22 12 May 04

Irishman might be right - check your system temperature. I recently had the same problem and found that my graphics card had overheated, despite it working fine in my PC for a whole year.

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