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We'll see, though. Lateralis85Oct 21, 2011, 10:24 AM soUp_10 said: I am having the same exact problem with no luck on any solves. Hopefully the 4 seconds it was on wasn't enough to do real damage. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. http://codecreview.com/computer-restarts/computer-restarts-by-itself.html

If you have it permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]toanyonebutyou 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)Have you tried your cmos jumper permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Skittle-Dash 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)I've personally dealt with this symptom only If I check the bios temp reading of my cpu it usually says 7C, which is way below ambient room temp. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get Solved: can't post -- computer restarts every 3 seconds Discussion in 'Hardware' started by deuce, Dec 24, 2007.

Computer Restarts Every 5 Seconds

I got into Bios by pressing the memtest button on Mobo. And finally, I'm trying to find a different graphics card that I can use to test. If no luck, try it with a different stick of RAM, if again no luck then I am going with the others and saying it is a electrical fault/short.

Even if 41/42 were really the correct temp, I would probably be ok. Sound Card: Pioneer VSX-519V + Yamaha YHT-270 / sennheiser HD595/518 + bob marley zion's Power Supply: Corsair HX 750i (Platinum, fan off til 300W) Mouse: Logitech G403 + $2 blue mousepad Thanks for all of the replies. How To Reset Cmos Get the answer shortstuff_mtJan 14, 2014, 5:47 PM What are the complete system specs?You will need to do some basic troubleshooting to determine what's causing the problem.

CPUs do not tend to die, so it is not something you generally keep on hand for repair work.for the motherboard itself it is mostly a visual inspection. Pc Keeps Restarting Every Few Seconds though my desktop is reorganized. The nameless person I was talking with said that this on-off-on-off ad infinitum behaviour is to be expected if either the CPU, RAM or graphics card were defective. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1851844/computer-restarts-seconds.html So we only had a few choices to get 16gb in and it was with Vengence 4 x 4gb sticks to do it.

does it spin and then suddenly shuts down? Computer Keeps Restarting Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... After I pressed it, this started happening and first off I turned the computer off and tried to power it back on, but without luck. solved New Build: fans spin, LEDs Glow but no display and restarts after 17 seconds PC restarts every 4-5 seconds when I added 4gb more ram.

Pc Keeps Restarting Every Few Seconds

it would beep and nothing will happen. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/computer-restarts-after-every-5-10-seconds-wont/784b5325-3ee9-4979-946a-9c913f0fc5f7 Hopefully it is the RAM. Computer Restarts Every 5 Seconds AdvancedGingerMay 1, 2014, 12:44 PM ubercake said: AdvancedGinger said: ubercake said: Sounds like a short. Bad Caps Sep 8, 2012 at 10:01 PM #11 AlienIsGOD Joined: Aug 9, 2008 Messages: 4,395 (1.42/day) Thanks Received: 2,477 Location: Kingston, Ontario Canada System Specs System Name: My Rig (full-time WCG /

Are these the symptoms: Enters S3 sleep but the power LED does not blink like it normally should when in S3, and when you use the keyboard to wake up the check over here fritoking said: ↑ the components are all mine and i know they work...they just brought the tower over ..i will try to reseat the cpuClick to expand... Sep 8, 2012 at 9:52 PM #10 LGV New Member Joined: Jan 2, 2011 Messages: 260 (0.12/day) Thanks Received: 64 System Specs System Name: outdated Processor: AM2 6400+ X2 black @stock Custom built pc restart after 5 seconds when in boot media solved Computer Crashes and needs a restart 10 seconds after launching a game. Bad Capacitors

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I took it into a repair shop even though its a brand new computer but i'm fairly sure the motherboard is DoA. 12-09-2007, 09:34 AM #15 dai TSF Team, Currently, my ram, video card, and CPU are out of my computer, and am still having the on-off-on-off problem. Cannot access BIOS, system recovery, etc.

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I still got exactly the same behaviour no matter what was installed and what was removed. I tried that and that didn't fixmy problem either. I tried a separate power supply, ttied removing RAM and the graphics card. So I tried all components in and the computer started doing it again and then since then the bench test still dosn't pass.

That, of course, could just be because of a bad speaker, but I'm still suspicious something is badly wrong. Both times it was because the ram was not compatible with the motherboard. Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. weblink My question then is: if the CPU, RAM or graphics card were bad, would the PC shut itself down and then try to power up again? (If it is of any

if you can get to the bios, then you know to start plugging shit back in one at a time until it doesnt work again permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]andcal 1 point2 points3 points 1 year Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India Log in or Sign up TechPowerUp Forums www.techpowerup.com Forums > Hardware > General Hardware > Welcome to TechPowerUp The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Thank you for the response, what would be the next step checking the CPU or the motherboard?

TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. I'll be back in a minute to finish replying ... Both memory modules are bad.