Computer restart when 3D program running

By cyc85
Feb 1, 2007
  1. Sometime when i just open google earth,my pc will restart. When i was playing Dota game then it also suddenly restart. No minidump file created. So i cannot find the problem. Any idea why this happening???

    Pentium 4, 3Ghz
    RAM 1G
    Ati Radeon 9600


    -my cpu didnt overheat after i checked with speedfan.
    -recently i just bought a new ram(512mb)
    -ram no error after i test with memtest86
  2. dopefisher

    dopefisher TS Rookie Posts: 444

    Do you have the latest version of directx installed? Try running directx diagnostics program by clicking start menu ---> run ---> type in dxdiag.exe and hit enter. Go over to the video tab and run the direct3d test. report your findings here.
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