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Computer restarts when accessing files. Please help!

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First of all if you're reading this, THANK YOU.  Any thoughts are more than welcomed.


I recently installed an SSD drive, and installed windows 7 pro.  I kept my old hard drives to use as storage/slaves.


My computer restarts randomly.  Usually its when I'm accessing another hard drive, either via files using software or actually double clicking on a hard drive.  Everything just goes black and then I get a boot screen.


I have tested the memory - good.  I have taken out/added the slave hard drives and it's occurring with all of them.


My motherboard is fairly old - like 5 years.  Capacitors appear to be good.  I cleaned the motherboard of dust and it seemed to help, but maybe I'm imagining it.


Anyone else have this happen?  Any thoughts?



Edited by dshocker, 01 June 2014 - 03:26 PM.

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:welcome:   dshocker


Can you tell us the brand and model name or number of the power supply, any add on video card and the total number of optical and HDDs you have connected at any one time, include the SSD in the amount please.

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