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##my Comp Keeps Restarting 3 To 4 Times B4 It Gets To Desktop!!##

By Primal_m
Nov 27, 2005
  1. i need some help!!!!!
    Recently my computer is experiencing problems, in which when i start the PC it loads up to the desktop then, the monitor goes down n it just stops loading. this happens about 3 to 4 times and then it works fine. but i still get an error message sayin 'windows has recovered from a serious error.'

    i have replaced my RAM and my Graphics Card and upgraded my computer to Windows XP Home Ed with Service Pack 2, but i still experience problems.

    Processor 900mhz AMD
    128 RAM
    Geforce 4 MX

    please reply urgently its driving me INSANE!!!
     
  2. whiternoise

    whiternoise TS Rookie Posts: 99

    Are you getting Blue screen errors just before it turns off, it may be software/hardware incompatibility.
     
  3. patio

    patio TS Maniac Posts: 700

    First thing to do would be to go to Control Panel/System/Advanced/Startup and Recovery and uncheck re-boot on errors...

    patio. :cool:
     
  4. dgower2

    dgower2 TS Maniac Posts: 340

    CPU overheating, maybe. Check for Overclocking.

    Try booting the system with the case off and a fan blowing into the computer. If this helps, your system or CPU is overheating.

    Make sure the CPU and memory are not being overclocked in the BIOS.
     
  5. IronDuke

    IronDuke TS Rookie Posts: 1,267

    Did the problems start after you changed the card and RAM? Was it an added memory module? Check the seating of the card & memory.
     
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