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Computer restarts after logging into Windows XP

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by PencilWarrior, May 13, 2006.

  1. PencilWarrior New Member

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    Just a few seconds after logging into Windows XP my computer restarts. I'm trying to figure out (in a general sense) what this problem could be. Something to do with video card drivers maybe?

    Any thoughts would be helpful.
     
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    Is your pc overclocked or do you have heat problems?
     
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    Have you made any hardware changes recently?
     
  4. PencilWarrior New Member

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    My PC is an Athlon XP 2800+ (not overclocked)

    Recently I upgraded to an ATI Radeon X800 GTO (agp). I have been using it the past 3 days with absolutely no trouble. All the sudden my PC went on the fritz today.
     
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    Can you boot into safe mode? If you can it is probably drivers/ software.
     
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    Hi PencilWarrior, did you manage to fix your problem?

    I have a similar problem but have tracked it down to a problem with my CPU's L2 cache.
    The reason I am posting is that I also have an Athlon XP 2800 and an ATI x800 gfx card like you do.

    Please reply either way,

    Thanks,
    Dan.
     
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    i have had that problem before, upgraded from a geforce 4400 to a 6800gt, it would get to the welcome screen and then reboot, it was the power supply, put in a new one and the problem was gone.
     

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