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Windows 7: Win7 Automatic Reboot (All New Hardware)

06 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Win7 Automatic Reboot (All New Hardware)

Hi all,

I've just put together a new PC, but an having a problem with it rebooting itself. It usually happens within 3-30min of the system starting up.

The setup is a brand new MOBO, CPU, PSU, RAM, HDD and DVD-RW. I'm using an older GPU.

My specs:
OS - Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
CPU - Intel Core i3 2100
RAM - 4 x Kingston HyperX Blue KHX1600C9D3B1K2 2GB DDR3-1600
GPU - XFX GeForce 8600GT XXX Edition (PV-T84J-UDD3)
HDD - WD Caviar Green 750GB 64MB/SATA-6G
PSU - Antec High Current Gamer 520W
Fans - 2 x Thermalright X-SILENT 140mm, 3 x 120mm (variety of brands)

To root out the problem, I tried running the PC in safe mode; this did not result in any reboots for the 2 hours I left it in that state.

What diagnostics can I run to root out the problem? Unfortunately, I don't have any spare parts to sub in and thereby expose the guilty piece of hardware (if that's the issue).

Thank you for your help, guys.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I could also mention that I'm installing Windows off a burned DVD (downloaded the ISO off MS website). I've used this disc once before on a different build and it didn't give me any problems.

I've reinstalled the OS three times, reformatting the HDD before each. I've also run a memory test and it went through twelve passes with no problems reported.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Win7 Automatic Reboot (All New Hardware)

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