puzzling Instant ShutDown

  malwarehater 15:30 18 Jul 06
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Anyone get this problem......It seems that every day or so, at no particular time and regardless of what im doing, i might be typing or whatever and i hit the enter button the pc does an instant restart.

Anyone have any ideas?

  Chris147 20:22 18 Jul 06

I had this problem once Mal, a quick check of the power lead fixed it (it had come loose).

HTH,

Chris.

  safe-email 01:33 19 Jul 06

Try doind a disk scan, i had this problem for a while untill i found a disk error so maybe a chk disk would help :)

  €dstowe 06:19 19 Jul 06

In view of the current weather conditions, it may be overheating.

  malwarehater 16:43 19 Jul 06

I'm currently running XP Home edition with.

Pentium 4 2933Mhz (2x 133)
M-board Chipset: Intel Grantsdale Gi915GV
System Memory: 1013 MB (DDR SDRAM)

Primary HDD: Seagate 80gb SATA
Slave HDD: Seagate 250gb SATA
Ext USB HDD: Maxtor 120gb IDE

But my power supply is 300 watts.

You guys think i need more wattage??

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