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Hey guys

I have this annoying issue, I had this issue a while ago, but it fixed its self. But now its back and its happening more often. My pc will randomly shutdown and immediately start back up on it own. This is not a heat issue since my cpu temps are in the low 40's.

These are the things I am suspicious of:

RAM and PSU.

but components are only 7 months old, how can they go bad so quick, considering i have good quality brands.

Could it be in anyway my OS?
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post #2 of 15
You check Event Viewer? Never know, might be something crazy random, won't take but a couple secs to check.
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post #3 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fletcherea View Post
You check Event Viewer? Never know, might be something crazy random, won't take but a couple secs to check.
what should I do in event viewer. this is the first time im using this.
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post #4 of 15
On the left there, expand custom views, and Administrative events, Should be !Errors and !Warnings there might give a clue towards your rebooting.

*edit* Also while you're digging around fire up a round of memtest or windows memory diagnostic, wmd isn't so bad for a quick dirty check on your ram.
*edit* Also, WHEN is it doing its shut down, randomly non instensive/intensive etc context helps for sure!
Edited by Fletcherea - 3/5/11 at 8:36pm
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post #5 of 15
click on Administrative Events - in the left pane.

Also, enter Problems and Solutions in the run/search box and see what you get.
Reduce the number of services that start automatically, unnecessary programs loaded at start up to narrow down possible applications that do not work correctly in the 64-bit environment - since you say your hardware is good quality and new.
BTW, might be your CPU overheating - not correctly seated.
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This is what happens after the unexpected shut-down.

"The previous system shutdown at 11:27:03 PM on ‎3/‎5/‎2011 was unexpected."

"The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly."

"The driver \\Driver\\WUDFRd failed to load for the device Root\\SIDESHOW\\0000."

"Session "Microsoft-Windows-Setup" stopped due to the following error: 0xC000000D"

"Audit events have been dropped by the transport. 0"

"The Peer Name Resolution Protocol cloud did not start because the creation of the default identity failed with error code: 0x80630801."

"The Peer Name Resolution Protocol service terminated with the following error:
%%-2140993535"
Edited by emin911 - 3/5/11 at 8:44pm
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post #7 of 15
If you are using a Logitech G15 or similar see if this helps.

http://forums.logitech.com/t5/G-Seri...ue/td-p/363578
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post #8 of 15
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
If you are using a Logitech G15 or similar see if this helps.

http://forums.logitech.com/t5/G-Seri...ue/td-p/363578
now that u mention it, i recently installed that logitech software for my g15. Could this really be the issue?

i sure hope so
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You won't know until you try it. One thing to remember is when you start having problems try to un-install or repair install whateveer software, driver, update, hardware, etc. you last remember adding just prior to the problem starting.

Once you do though you should do the following.

Quote:
If you have been getting a lot of BSOD's and shutdowns do yourself a big favor and do the following. First, open up an Elevated Command Prompt (re: Run As Administrator), type in sfc /scannow, then hit enter. This should take about 10 to 20 minutes depending on what it finds. After that finishes open up another Elevated Command Prompt and type in chkdsk /r and hit enter. You will be prompted that it can't run now and do you want to run it the next time the system boots. Type in Y, hit enter, then reboot the computer and let it run. Depending on the size of the OS partition and how many problems it finds and needs to fix this could take anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour or more as it is very thorough.

What happens is that when the system shuts down like it does when you pull the plug, have a power outage, BSOD, etc. without going through the normal Windows Shutdown Routine some of the files that are open become corrupted and/or some of the clusters on the hard drive become corrupted. Running those two utilities (sfc is System File Checker) will normally clean up and fix the problems leaving you with a more stable and responsive system. Otherwise the corruption leads to more problems. less stability, loss of performance, and quite often more corruption.

I normally run these two utilities once a month or so even if I don't have any problems, and anytime I have some problems.
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post #10 of 15
Found this as well, try getting rid of the software, see if it does anything =) Give it a quick go, and if nothing changes start looking at hardware again, memtest etc, maybe, if you have an older, less beefy video card to see if its your psu being wonky, trial and error man, its gonna take some knuckle grease!
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