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Old 07-14-2004, 11:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hello im having a few problems with my computer and i think maybee you can help. so this is whats going on...i reformatt my hard drive...i go to reinstall windows and its giving me an error about ndrf is missing..or some dumb **** like that..so i was like ugh...i call microsoft, the tell me its hardwear problem..so i take out my floppy, and my secondary slave cd drive....now im left with my HD and my windows disk in.. this is where i started getting relived...all was well...then in the middle of the install the computer shuts down randomly...so i let it sit for about 10 minuets go into bios and check the hardwear monitor...my cpu was HOT so i go out and buy a good heatsink, whatever..so i get back on windows gets on the computer everythings all good so i go back put the disk drive back in (leave floppy out because its broken i think) i put my ASUS disk in and my explore.exe freezes when i 2x click the d:/ ...so then i go into bios and i make sure everythings okay, go set the jumpers to master and slave instead of cable select, set my bios to notice master and slave vrs cabel select, and underclock my cpu. so now im running at 2.1 on a 2.8 p4 and the asus disk still wont work. so i decide, let me reformatt again and try reinstalling windows. and thats where i am now, and once again my computer is doing random restarts while installing windows, can you help me out man? thanks
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Old 07-14-2004, 12:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i would say ur overclocking something butits not ur processor the ram? You also said u cpu was hot is it still hot after the shutdowns how hot? try doing it with the side of the case off
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