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Old 05-30-2011, 12:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question PC Starts, freezes then restarts.

Hi guys,

I have a very weird problem which came right out of the blue. I was gaming away earlier today, and then I shut down my PC and went out. I just got back now and started my computer up, I got to the desktop, and within about 1 minute, the computer froze, and about 10-20 seconds later, the computer restarted. Then, it freezes on desktop, and restarts again. Keeps doing the same thing. What does this sound like to you? I downloaded a program to monitor temperatures via torrent and am now wondering if it had a virus, but am unsure if this may be the case. I will try to start up in safe mode and run a scan now. Anyone face such an issue, or have any idea what the cause may be? Thanks!


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Default Re: PC Starts, freezes then restarts.

It could be your RAM or PSU.

First, get HWMonitor, and show us a screenshot.

Next, get Memtest86+ and run that, booting off a CD. Let it run at least 2-3 passes. Any errors, your RAM is bad.
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