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Everytime i start runnin a game, it restarts...

By batigoal
Apr 5, 2008
  1. Everytime i try running a game that worked previously, my computer restarts itself...wad could be the problem??
     
  2. woody1191

    woody1191 TS Rookie Posts: 572

    Maybe you could be a bit more detailed, also please add your system spec to your profile and click yes to show system spec.
     
  3. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Corrupt video drivers... See, I can be vague too
     
  4. batigoal

    batigoal TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 58

    To be more specific, the games were workin fine but juz a week ago my com suddenly show a screen statin "Overclocking has failed" but i didnt and dunno how to overclock at all! After i went to the repair shop and e guy said everything is ok i tried playin my games and den whenever i start a game,my com would automatically restart itself.When i play less graphically intensive games it can last around 5mins b4 it restarts again..i dunno wad could be the problem..any help is greatly appreciated~
     
  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Try resetting your motherboards bios or CMOS settings
     
  6. batigoal

    batigoal TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 58

    yup tried that (i went into the BIOs setup screen and selected "Load Optimized Defaults") and it worked for quite awhile (around half a day) before the problem came up again. And this time it's even worse as it restarts even before i can log in to my windows..
     
  7. batigoal

    batigoal TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 58

    oh and sometimes it prompts me to choose one of these options

    -Safe Mode
    -Safe Mode With Networking
    -Safe Mode With Command Prompt
    -Last Known Good Configuration
    -Start Windows Normally

    i have tried Last Known Good Configuration and Start Windows Normally but both of them ended up havin the same outcome which is the PC restartin automatically b4 i can log into my windows or logged into it briefly only...
     
  8. X1950XT

    X1950XT TS Rookie Posts: 17

    I think it's overheating because you state that graphically intensive games makes it restart. The new motherboards or cpu's have overheating protection and when it reaches a certain level of heat, it restarts the system.

    Try monitoring the heat with speedfan and see how it comes up.
     
  9. batigoal

    batigoal TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 58

    oh my...tat's certainly bad news..dont wanna see my new pc get burned up after juz a week...btw wad is a speed fan? pardon my noob question >.<
     
  10. X1950XT

    X1950XT TS Rookie Posts: 17

  11. batigoal

    batigoal TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 58

    Thanks for the info =D
    But now my com wont even start runnin..even when i havent on it for the past 12hours! So it cant be the heat problem.. =(
     
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