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Windows 7: Dell Dimension 3000

26 Jul 2011   #11

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

Have you ever seen it suddenly restart? Windows will automatically have the computer restart after a BSOD. I believe many versions of linux do the same thing, so Britton's advice is reasonable.

On another note. I have had this problem with an old desktop before (running Knoppix). It turned out to be a faulty floppy drive causing the problem. It would cut off then come back on shortly after on it's on. My point is, you can't rule anything out.

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26 Jul 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Pro x64, Windows 10 Home x64

This is something that I should have mentioned, but for about a month now I have been having problems with the computer when it is turned off, it will sit in a restarting loop where it will start for 1 second and turn off. It will repeat this process until I turn the power switch off. The thing that strikes me the most is when I turn the computer off, it turns itself on into this loop.
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 Dell Dimension 3000

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