Computer rebooting

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Computer rebooting

Hi.. i was just wondering if anyone could help me..  I have a computer.. Pentium D CPU 2.80GHz, 1GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce 6600 graphics.. my question is.. my computer recently started rebooting on me only while i was playing Video games.. but now it is starting to reboot by itself even when im browsing the internet.. i know its not the PSU.. already tested and its more than powerful enough for my rig.. what are the other possibilities that would cause this and is there a way to test each item without having to take it out and put a different one in.

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Windows: Windows XP5.1 (Build

Windows: Windows XP5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2

Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13

Memory (RAM): 1024 MB

CPU Info: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.80GHz

CPU Speed: 2792.1 MHz

Sound card: Realtek HD Audio output

Display Adapters: NVIDIA GeForce 6600 | NetMeeting driver | RDPDD Chained DD

Screen Resolution: 1440 X 900 - 32 bit

Network: Network Present

Network Adapters: Realtek RTL8169/8110 Family Gigabit Ethernet NIC - Packet Scheduler Miniport

CD / DVD Drives: D: DVDRW 16X16

COM Ports: COM1 | COM2

LPT Ports: LPT1

Mouse: 8 Button Wheel Mouse Present

Hard Disks: C: 232.9GB

Hard Disks - Free: C: 183.8GB

USB Controllers: 5 host controllers.

Manufacturer: American Megatrends Inc.

Product Make: MS-7267

AC Power Status: OnLine

BIOS Info: AT/AT COMPATIBLE | 09/21/06 | A M I - 9000621


Matt Whitlock
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Have you done any

Have you done any overclocking of your rig? Any custom memory timings?

How did you test the power supply?

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Was overclocked before, but i

Was overclocked before, but i turned that down to normal and still reboots.. Havent changed any memory timings so no custom ones.. and i guess i havent really tested PSU.. just been told it was within range of what the readings should be.. i know the PSU is big enough because I had no problems with it for over a year and it just started happening so if its anything to do with psu it would be because it is failing and no that its too weak... i assume it's either a failing psu or maybe a bad graphics card or something..


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