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im not really sure if this is a windows problem or a hardware problem..but i have my friends computer here..and everytime he gets to the log in screen and hits his name..the computer reboots..i thought it might be overheating so i went and cleaned everything out but its still doing it..i was starting to think the psu has gone bad..if anyone has any ideas please let me know..

the specs are
s 478 p4 2.4 ghz
512 mb of pc3200 ram
onboard video
antec 350 watt psu

thanks
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Might be a bad stick of RAM. Can you swap it with something else?
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As he said, check your ram and make sure your computer is not overheating.
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ok i tryed some ram from my pc and it still does the same thing..its not over heating at all its idleing at32 C in the bios..ne one else have any ideas?
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Did you use the same slot as before? Have you tried it in other slots is what I'm asking.

What are your PSU voltages like?
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