HELP!-Computer reboots without warning!!

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Jinyung Namkoong

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Aug 12, 1999, 3:00:00 AM8/12/99
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Can anyone help me why this happens? My computer reboots itself
for no apparent reason. It doesn't give any warning at all, and there's
no indication of any problem beforehand.

Can it be due to power supply, one of my peripherals, or OS bug?
Is there any way to monitor to figure out what the problem is?

I guess it can be any of these, but I'm hoping maybe someone has
had similar problem before. Thank you very much.
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-=# Jin Namkoong
namk...@stanford.edu

Kingsley Sawyers

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Aug 12, 1999, 3:00:00 AM8/12/99
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It's helpful if you let us know:

spec of your PC (Make, CPU, Motherboard, RAM, peripherals)

what operating system you're using

whether you've changed your PC setup recently

whether any particular software triggers the reboot

whether the reboots happen anytime, or only after PC has been on a fair
amount of time


Kingsley

Jinyung Namkoong wrote in message <7ou7ln$d83$1...@nntp.Stanford.EDU>...

FACSman

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Aug 12, 1999, 3:00:00 AM8/12/99
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Guess you could enable Dr. Watson...

Thanx - FACSman

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@160 Mhz, SBLive! running LiveWare 2.0, 16.5Gb hdd @27.5Mbs,
W98 4.10.1998, running The Reverend's and 3 Finger's
performance\visual tweaks for the below mentioned games.]

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FACSman

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Aug 12, 1999, 3:00:00 AM8/12/99
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This happens to me sometimes; PC is always on: sometimes when
I visit a website from a saved link and most recently, this morning
when I was playing AvP.

wtf?

paul

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Aug 13, 1999, 3:00:00 AM8/13/99
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ryo...@airmail.net (FACSman) writes:

I have had this happen...

The real trick is to see if it happens while you are in BIOS Setup.
Set it up and let it sit in the bios for a couple of days. If it
reboots in this mode, it's almost certainly the Power Supply.

Billy

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Aug 14, 1999, 3:00:00 AM8/14/99
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I had an AST that did that. It had a Cyrix 150 chip. They said it was a
problem with that board and chip. They sent me a Pentium 166 chip to swap,
and it fixed the problem.

Jinyung Namkoong <namk...@leland.Stanford.EDU> wrote in message
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mixt

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Oct 23, 1999, 3:00:00 AM10/23/99
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My P200 (96 mb ram) also reboot without warnings. I have reformat (format c
/sys, fdisc and then installing OS) the disc many times and changing OS
(95,98 and then 95 again), but the f***ing computer was so instable with to
many bluescreens every day and after a while it started to reboot without
warning on and off. At this moment I was really upset so I made upgrade of
bios (Intel LX motherboard) from 1.00.06 to 1.00.08
Suddenly the computer worked fine, but still there is one or two reboot
without warnings every day. Very very annoying. Can you imaging?
A clue anyone?

FACSman wrote:
>
> Guess you could enable Dr. Watson...
>

> On Thu, 12 Aug 1999 11:41:13 +0100, "Kingsley Sawyers"
> <n...@way.im.telling> wrote:
> >It's helpful if you let us know:
> >
> >spec of your PC (Make, CPU, Motherboard, RAM, peripherals)
> >
> >what operating system you're using
> >
> >whether you've changed your PC setup recently
> >
> >whether any particular software triggers the reboot
> >
> >whether the reboots happen anytime, or only after PC has been on a fair
> >amount of time
> >
> >
> >Kingsley
> >
> >Jinyung Namkoong wrote in message <7ou7ln$d83$1...@nntp.Stanford.EDU>...

> >> Can anyone help me why this happens? My computer reboots itself
> >>for no apparent reason. It doesn't give any warning at all, and
there's
> >>no indication of any problem beforehand.
> >>
> >> Can it be due to power supply, one of my peripherals, or OS bug?
> >>Is there any way to monitor to figure out what the problem is?
> >>
> >> I guess it can be any of these, but I'm hoping maybe someone has
> >>had similar problem before. Thank you very much.
> >> --
> >> -=# Jin Namkoong
> >> namk...@stanford.edu
> >
> >
>

> Thanx - FACSman
>
> [Spec: BH6+300a @450MHz, 1\4Gb SDRAM @8ns, V3 2000 16Mb AGP
> @160 Mhz, SBLive! running LiveWare 2.0, 16.5Gb hdd @27.5Mbs,
> W98 4.10.1998, running The Reverend's and 3 Finger's
> performance\visual tweaks for the below mentioned games.]
>
> Disclaimer : Overclocking is neither supported or recommended by Intel
> and voids any warranty you have on your system.
>
> **** In relentless pursuit of the ultimate FPS SP episode\level\map
> for AvP (1.03), Half-Life (1.09), Quake2 (2.20) and Unreal (2.25f)
****
>
> [I love the smell of gibs in the morning!]


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Bob Lai

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Oct 27, 1999, 3:00:00 AM10/27/99
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This just happened to me recently. It was the power supply.

There's a good message about leaving the PC in BIOS mode.
Excellent suggestion - avoids file corruption.


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m.michae...@gmail.com

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Apr 12, 2014, 9:52:24 PM4/12/14
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On Saturday, October 23, 1999 12:00:00 AM UTC-7, mixt wrote:
> My P200 (96 mb ram) also reboot without warnings. I have reformat (format c
> /sys, fdisc and then installing OS) the disc many times and changing OS
> (95,98 and then 95 again), but the f***ing computer was so instable with to
> many bluescreens every day and after a while it started to reboot without
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Thierry64

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Jun 7, 2014, 9:19:29 PM6/7/14
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On Sat, 12 Apr 2014 18:52:24 -0700 (PDT), m.michae...@gmail.com
wrote:

Put in config.sys

device=himem.sys /testmem:on

check the memory , check capacitors, power supply


regards

Thierry
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