View Full Version : Computer keeps shutting down &restarting

28-08-2001, 12:19 AM
Have recently put together a DFI M/B AM75-TC VIA 266FSB ATX & 1Gg AMD Thunderbird with 20G HDD, Floppy, CD-Writer, Int Modem & network card in std ATX case. Win 98SE O/S. Installed sundry software. Day 1 A-OK. Day 2 Moved to another bldng. Computer keeps starting & restarting. Have I got a power issue in this bldng? Moved back to first bldng & computer behaving itself. Have installed Win 98SE fix just in case it's this. Too scared to move back to 2nd bldng. Where should I be looking?

28-08-2001, 09:07 AM
Call Ghostbusters!!! There's a virus ghostie in 2nd bldng!

PS. Sorry, couldn't resist. And sorry again, I'm no help on this one ;-)

28-08-2001, 06:46 PM
Install Linux and I am
sure your problem will
go away.

28-08-2001, 07:26 PM
Get a power filter for your computer. You can get these from Dick Smiths, etc. If it does not play up with your computer plugged into one of these then it was the power, if it still does you will have to look further.

30-08-2001, 11:47 AM
Having struck this myself, I know how frustrating it is.
Tried new RAM, new power box, rreinstalled Win98SE many times.

The culprit was eventually found. Dud cable from MB to HDD. Once replaced, everything was fine.

30-08-2001, 06:09 PM
I had to replace the power supply in my computer and the problem stopped