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Computer Keeps Resetting

Skyline

FPCH New Member
Joined
Jan 21, 2008
Messages
1
#1
Hey all, first post here.
I reformatted my pc today. Just incase this helps I have 3x320GB SATA HD. Anyway, i formatted one of them and reloaded windows on. I installed all my sound and video drivers and all was ok. I then put a few games onto it: Empire Earth 3, The witcher, CNC3, AOE2 and the movies.

Ok the problem is everytime i run a game the computer resets itself. Before i formatted i had no hassles playing these games before. I only have a 6800GT ultra but it was capable of running these before the format. So i was just wondering what keeps causing my PC to restart? Is it something to do with a bad install of XP, bad install of drivers? Card knacked or what lol. For some reason my PC does not restart with AOE2 though. Thanks in advance. Help needed :)
 
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Wolfeymole

#2
Hello Sky

Welcome to Free PC Help

Did you get all the windows updates again after you reinstalled?
 

Seth

FPCH Long Term Member
Joined
Dec 17, 2007
Messages
2,268
Location
Canada
Operating System
Windows Vista - Home Premium
#3
Also check for an updated driver for the video card at the manufacturer's site.