PC Randomly Reboots

By dbrejda
Mar 7, 2010
  1. PC randomly reboots, checked fans, PSU fan failed, replaced PSU, no change. Replaced HD, cloned OS, apps and data, no change. Now replacing memory but considering failing CPU. Found thread on TS about System Log, checked that and found Event Code 1001, "The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck." Checking the M$ website has been useless.
  2. brucethetech

    brucethetech TS Enthusiast Posts: 229

    id say it either a bad motherrboard or RAM what are you doing at the time it misbehaves
  3. dbrejda

    dbrejda TS Rookie Topic Starter


    Doing nothing special when it reboots, often happens while I am at work and I come home to see it has rebooted. Downloaded and ran M$ memry diagnostic, found some bad RAM. Replaced both, needed to expand anyway, haven't had problems since (yet).
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