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Old 03-16-2006, 11:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Rebooting at will

My system is rebooting whenever it feels like it. I don't know if it's hardware or software. I'm planning on opening up the unit and using compressed air to blow out any excess dust. Apart from that, does anyone have any other suggestions? Is there some type of diagnostic software that might pinpoint the problem? I have a Dell Dimension 2400 desktop, running windows XP. I've had the system for about two years and this problem only started about 2 weeks ago. THANKS!!

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Old 03-16-2006, 02:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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windows keep logs of bsods (and there is a bsod even on random reboots but in most cases or you dont see it at all or you do but for a split of a second) goto c:\windows\minidump and rar/zip all files in it and upload to , ill analyze the most recent logs and let you know if its a driver/hardware issue and what driver is causing it if its a driver issue
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