keith

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My machine frequently reboots, for no apparent reason. Then receive an error
message after it starts up, saying that it is a driver issue. I updated all
my major drivers, and it hasn't fixed it. What would be the first place to
start looking at to troubleshoot this. I haven't installed any new hardware.
I did put SP2 on not too long ago. Any help would be appreciated.
 
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First, I would make sure my video card drivers are completely up to
date. I would uninstall the old video card drivers, go download the
latest ones, then install them. There are two other hardware related
reasons I can think of for that. First, check the heat inside your
computer. It is quite possible that it is just overheating and reboots
as a failsafe. You can try a program like Everest Home from
www.lavalys.com to watch the temperature. Second, you may have a faulty
power supply. Also, you can use Everest Home to watch the voltages
coming from your power supply.

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Keith wrote:
> My machine frequently reboots, for no apparent reason. Then receive an error
> message after it starts up, saying that it is a driver issue. I updated all
> my major drivers, and it hasn't fixed it. What would be the first place to
> start looking at to troubleshoot this. I haven't installed any new hardware.
> I did put SP2 on not too long ago. Any help would be appreciated.
 
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So I'm trying to open my cd drive and it's making a clicking noise and won't
open??What might it be?

"Keith" wrote:

> My machine frequently reboots, for no apparent reason. Then receive an error
> message after it starts up, saying that it is a driver issue. I updated all
> my major drivers, and it hasn't fixed it. What would be the first place to
> start looking at to troubleshoot this. I haven't installed any new hardware.
> I did put SP2 on not too long ago. Any help would be appreciated.