December 29th, 2001, 12:44 AM
My Computer Won't Stop Restarting!
Okay I just upgraded my computer. It was before:
CPU: AMD-K6 500MHz
Motherboard: -Don't Know- (Maybe SIS?)
Memory: 312MB SDRAM PC133
Video Card: Voodoo3 2000 PCI
Sound Card: -None- (Integrated: ESS)
CPU: AMD Athlon Thunder Bird 1000Mhz 266MHz FSB
Motherboard: MSI-6380 KT7266 Pro2 266MHz FSB
Memory: 256MB DDR
Video Card: GeForce3 Ti 500 64MB DDR
Sound Card: -None- (Integrated: Avance)
And a new case, ATX 300W
When I first booted up my computer, I didn't change much in BIOS. But later on when I was trying to fix this Problem, I changed some things but then I just set it to BIOS Defaults anyway.
But the problem is that when ever I exit a Game (Expecialy Operation Flashpoint) the computer Restarts. And most of the time I lose all my information and my configurations reset! I cannot figure out what is wrong! I tried this one thing that someone mentioned, disabling Wake-Up options in BIOS. That didn't work.
December 29th, 2001, 05:44 AM
First thing I'd check is the system RAM.
I would use either DocMem or GoldMemory to verify everything about it is OK.
The wandering Odysseus of the web.
December 29th, 2001, 02:54 PM
Okay I downloaded DocMem, I made a bootdisk like it told me. I put the Bootdisk in my Floppy Drive and restarted my computer. After it loaded up the Floppy, my computer went to a black screen with a little blinking line at the top left corner of the screen. When ever I hit a key the screen would blink and something would happen with the Floppy Drive. Nothing else happend so I took out the Bootdisk and restarted my computer.
DocMem did not work.
Do you guys think it might be a problem with a DATA CABLE? When I put my system together, my Case only came with two Data Cables, one for the Floppy Disk Drive, and one for the Hard Drive. So I took the Data Cable for my CD-ROM from my old system and used that. I was then getting some problems with my CD-ROM. I couldn't install anything off of my CD's or take anything off them. So I switched around the Hard Drive Data Cable and the CD-ROM Data Cable and I could then use my CD-ROM.
Also, there was a wire that was in the back of my CD-ROM that is supposed to hook up to a 4-pin on my old motherboard. the 4-pin plug was between the PCI Slots. But there is no plug for that wire on my New motherboard. And I don't know what that wire is for.
God will someone please help me!
December 29th, 2001, 04:25 PM
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