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computer restarting every half hour to an hour

By jtickner1
Oct 20, 2006
  1. well i was installing diablo 2 today and my computer restarted during the installation, so i tried again and it restarted again, finally i got d2 installed, and after about 45mins my comp restarted so i uninstalled d2 and it has been doin it since, im thinking it could be my psu cause its just the 1 that came with my case,

    any help would be great
     
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Without knowing anything about your pc, its impossible to tell what your problem is!!!!!
     
  3. jtickner1

    jtickner1 TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 650

    well my specs are

    usicase standard atx case black
    usicase 400w psu
    amd athlon 3200+ cpu
    512mb ram
    foxconn winfast NF4K8MC mobo
    Powercolor Radeon X1600XT bravo edition
    WD 120gb HDD

    is that better?
     
  4. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Get speedfan from the downloads section and use it to monitor temperatures and voltages!!!!!
     
  5. jtickner1

    jtickner1 TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 650

    all my temps are fine
     
  6. N3051M

    N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115

    whatsit say on the PSU info label? Voltage/Amps etc.. maybe the PSU doesn't have enough juice to run your video card...

    Boot into safe mode and see if its stable. If it is:
    -Look for any drivers you may need to update
    -disable all the startup programs by going into msconfig > Diagnostic boot then see if normal windows is stable.

    run ccleaner and see if it helps things along..
     
  7. jtickner1

    jtickner1 TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 650

    thanks but i think it kinda got over the problem by itself cause its running fine now and iv been playing games like oblivion and stuff and it hasnt had any troubles
     
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