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Check the DVD cable.
   
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post #22 of 25
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The DVD cable wouldn't cause the whole computers to restart even when there isnt a CD on it ;_; the laptop is just cursed.
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post #23 of 25
Then, let's play exorcist.

1. If you have one, restore to a point the laptop was good.
2. Boot with the CD and all non Microsoft drivers disabled.
3. Boot in safe mode and check the Event Viewer.
4. Give us the laptop details.
5. Try all of the above with and without laptop battery on.
6. Report back.
   
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post #24 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by Grmadness View Post

Then, let's play exorcist.

1. If you have one, restore to a point the laptop was good.
2. Boot with the CD and all non Microsoft drivers disabled.
3. Boot in safe mode and check the Event Viewer.
4. Give us the laptop details.
5. Try all of the above with and without laptop battery on.
6. Report back.

This happens to him/her even when attempting to install the OS, so it's more than likely not "just" a corrupted OS.

Have you tried tried installing something other than Vista yet? (maybe it's the CD?) or have you tried a live CD yet?
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post #25 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cancer View Post

Try removing the battery and running only on AC power.

If that doesn't change anything try the reverse.

Try removing the AC power and only running on battery.

Can you initiate a freeze/lockup by touching it?
Moving the mouse...wiggling the AC power cord near the jack....closing/opening the lid...tapping certain keys or pressing on certain places on the casing.


Quote:
Originally Posted by jonespwns View Post

yeah. I do have other CDs that I could try. the vistas i used were 32 and 64 bit. They both enjoyed restarting/freezing. I used a voltage meter and the PSU on it is fine. I'm pretty sure this is some hidden annoying hardware problem.


That stuff I said that you didn't try...
Please try it.
    
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