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Computer occasionally restarts itself on left-click

By Harry_Beast
Nov 25, 2007
  1. I recently reformatted hard drive-reloaded WINXPhome and all appropriate drivers-system okay--Then I installed 3dmark5 and rivatuner
    I bumped up core to 500 from 300 --what I was using before format.
    That was 2days ago--now computer has rebooted itself 3 times today--always when I left click on something---the last time I was just deleting mail!!
    Also screen froze when I ran 3dmark5---which it did before format-(reason I did Format)But-I used to be able to run the benchmark to completion with no problem.
    The mobo is AsusP4s8x card GF6600gt
    Any advice will be appreciated!!
     
  2. Harry_Beast

    Harry_Beast TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 70

    Problem solved

    I turned off the auto-start on critical error and got the Blue Screen of Death
    That error message indicated a hardware problem.
    I had recently reformatted my hard drive and downloaded the current drivers for my vid card---So now I used the disc that came with the card and loaded the drivers from there--problem solved!
    I also had a floating error message :sync not in range!-downloaded the proper driver my my monitor--problem solved!
    So--if you learn by your mistakes--I am getting a real edjamacation!!(lol)
     
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