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Need Help with random restarts. Bothering me like no other


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Hey, ive had this problem for quite some time now since i last reformatted my computer. ever since i did that i get a lot of random restarts that usually happen at 2 in the morning (when im asleep), two times it has happened when i closed counterstrike. It will just restart. No blue screen saying there was some super error or anything. when it restarts i get one of those system has recovered from a serious error messages:

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thats what it tells me. i thought it might be driver errors so i updated all of them.

Im running:

DFI Lanparty NF4 SLI-DR mobo
Athlon 64 3500+
7900GT
XFI Extreme Music
2gb OCZ ram
5 hard drives
1 dvd burner
1 cd drive

any help or ideas would be great.

Thanks!
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You have a lot hanging off your MB. How big is your power supply?
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Did you turn off Auto-Restart?
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Did you turn off Auto-Restart?

Where would this be turned on and off?

I have a Hiper 580 Watt power supply.

The odd thing about it is that it sometimes goes for days before it restarts then goes for stretches of restarting once a night when the computer isnt in use.
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Right-click My Computer.
Scroll to Properties.
Click the Advanced Tab.
Where it says Start Up and Recovery, click Settings.
Uncheck "Auto Restart"

This should produce a BSOD instead of a Restart.
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Alright, i turned it off last night and it didnt restart or anything so i dont know. would the error code from the BSOD help at all? I'm not too familiar with the info given by them.
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It will help as it will produce a error that I can analyze for you.. It's mostly likely a driver or hardware problem.
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Alright, as soon as i see one ill post it on here. Thanks for the help
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ok it did it last night:

Stop : 0x0000008E ( 0xC0000005 , 0xAD7417CA , 0xA9C67B54 , 0x00000000 )

emupia2k.sys - Address AD7417CA base at AD734000, datestamp 44e3df1b

Ya it looks like a driver problem with the x-fi, but im not sure.
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Ok. Now take a look at the BSOD tutorial at http://www.geekstogo...des-t43519.html
See if it gives you some insight as to a solution.
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Do you happen to have a Creative soundcard?
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ya, i have the creative x-fi xtreme music sound card
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You havent happen to have updated your drives recently, have you?

I had the same BSOD today.. hehe the same numbers but different file darn firewall haha.
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You havent happen to have updated your drives recently, have you?

I had the same BSOD today.. hehe the same numbers but different file darn firewall haha.



ya i updated the drivers for the X-Fi card. i might try uninstalling it and then reinstalling it.
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Try rolling back your drivers to the most recent version before this update. I think these drivers are causing the culprit.
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