and type eventvwr.msc
and slick "Ok"...Select "System" in the left pane and make note af any Red Circles in the right pane that occur at about the same time as your restarts...post them to this thread. Select "Applications" in the left pane and do the same.
Reboot your machine and during the boot sequence, press either the F1 or the Delete key to "Enter setup" In the BIOS settings, disable "Automatic Restart", save the changes, and exit...reboot. The next time your machine restarts by itself, it should generate an error message...Please post that message here for us.Here's a workaround that may keep you running, but don't use it until we get some error messages to look at.
then Control Panel
then double-click Display
Under the Settings
tab, click Advanced
, and then click the Troubleshoot
tab...Move the Hardware Acceleration slider to None, and then click to clear the "Enable Write Combining" check box.
Click "OK", and then click "OK" again to exit.Note
This procedure prevents the display driver from programming the hardware incorrectly, but you may lose some display functionality and performance. Although you can increase the hardware acceleration settings higher than None to regain functionality and performance, these settings increase the chance that the issue will occur again. For maximum stability, leave hardware acceleration off.
Edited by wannabe1, 18 September 2005 - 03:01 PM.