Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Computer just reboots on its own


  • Please log in to reply

#1
geno368

geno368

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 177 posts
I can be working on a document or surfing, and my HP desktop(HP552W) will reboot and I have to start over from where I last saved....It sometimes does it about every 5 or 10 minutes...Is it the power supply or what shoul I do to troubleshoot this? Thanks
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
shard92

shard92

    Member 1K

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1,129 posts
well the first thing I'd look at is heat then memory and then power supply....


--- edit ----

Oh and also look at the motherboard... what you want to look at are the little can-like components.. those are the electrolytic capacitors... what you are looking for is bulging and/or leaking... if that is the case you need a new motherboard or at least find someplace that might repair it ( not terribly likely but some places may )

Edited by shard92, 01 August 2008 - 09:02 AM.

  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP