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Topic # 99933 30-Mar-2012 09:36
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I am of late, experiencing issues with my computer ( which I built myself about 2-3 years ago) 
The computer will for no reason whatsoever suddenly reboot itself. I have checked temps and CPU ranges from 30 to 37. System temp around 27. HDD around 19 and GPU at 46. 

I have done registry cleans,  checked for malware/spyware which came back clean.  operating system is Vista Home Premium 32 bit with all updates applied. Planning on upgrading to 7, even though Windows 8 is in development. 

The only warning I get when checking system log is  Detected unrecognized USB driver (\Driver\seehcri).

Could that be causing the reboot or if not, what other possibilities?  

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  Reply # 602348 30-Mar-2012 09:43
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Unplug all your USB devices (except keyboard/mouse) and se eif the problem goes away. If it does, then its a dodgy USB item...




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  Reply # 602350 30-Mar-2012 09:46
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Will try that, I was leaning towards a USB problem. 
I checked the Minidump folder for more info too, but nothing there to give me more clues 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 602354 30-Mar-2012 09:51
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Have you checked your ram, or done a memory test?

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  Reply # 602357 30-Mar-2012 10:03
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Is it instantaneously rebooting (as if you'd powered it off and on) or going through the shutdown process?



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  Reply # 602358 30-Mar-2012 10:05
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rscole86: Have you checked your ram, or done a memory test?


Not yet, that was going to be my next test. I will see how the USB things go, just have mouse and keyboard plugged in now. If I still get reboots, ram will be checked 

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  Reply # 602359 30-Mar-2012 10:05
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No Bluescreen?

Is it just like pushing the reset button on the case?
If so, I would be looking at power or heat issues.
It seems that you have checked heat, so I would be checking your power supply and/or the capacitors on the motherboard - have any of them changed shape/ballooned out or are they leaking fluid?



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  Reply # 602360 30-Mar-2012 10:06
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Behodar: Is it instantaneously rebooting (as if you'd powered it off and on) or going through the shutdown process?


 Instantaneously. I could be doing something and then it would be reboot right in the middle of it



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  Reply # 602364 30-Mar-2012 10:09
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trig42: No Bluescreen?

Is it just like pushing the reset button on the case?
If so, I would be looking at power or heat issues.
It seems that you have checked heat, so I would be checking your power supply and/or the capacitors on the motherboard - have any of them changed shape/ballooned out or are they leaking fluid?


No bluescreen. Checked all capacitors on the motherboard, all fine. Even reapplied thermal paste to the CPU/Heatsink.  Also blew dust out of Graphics card heatsink and CPU heatsink etc. 
 

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