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Computer reboots upon copying from CD-ROM


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diggeryo

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First of all, I do have the "Automatically Restart" option unchecked for when problems occur.

Anyway, whenever I put in a CD, my computer reads it fine. I can browse the contents no problem. But when I start copying files from the CD to my hard drive, it seems to copy ok for about 10 seconds. And then it reboots. I don't get a blue screen or any error message. It just goes to a black screen and then starts to reboot.

Any advice is appreicated.

thanks,
mike.
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gerryf

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heat? Bad drive?

start > run
eventvwr.msc
<enter>

Look for Red Xs at the time this occured and report back

Likely bad CD, or bad cd-rom
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There were no red Xs that had to do with anything other than a network problem I was having that has since been fixed. But I think the CD problem is fixed. I had to change something in BIOS, and I decided to use the "load optimal settings" option. I just tried copying a whole CD over and didn't experience any problems. So hopefully all is good now. Thanks for your help, though.

mike.
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