Discussion in 'General Computer Chat' started by peter912, Feb 4, 2018.
What would cause a computer to restart by itself ? Is it a momentary power glitch perhaps ?
Anything in particular you are doing when it restarts? Look in event viewer for any errors. Look under windows logs under system or application.
Nothing in particular, just browsing the internet
Event Properties- Event 41, Kernel Power
System has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first
Error could be caused by if the system stopped responding ,crashed or lost power unexpectedly
So this is what I suspected that it was a momentary loss of power due to a hydro glitch, when the hydro goes off for a millisecond . I don't think it has anything to do with my computer does it ?
That event just is saying the computer wasn't shut down correctly. If you yanked the power cord out or held down the power button to force shut off it would tell you the same thing. You need to see if it threw any events/errors right before that.
Where would I see this "events/errors" before the shutdown. Why do you suspect that it wasn't just a power glitch ?
What is make and model of power supply? How old is it?
This is a desktop computer, less than one year old . It's internet modem is almost brand new, it's called Rogers Ignite from my internet service provider.
That is not a power supply...
Power supply is the box inside your actual computer that converts power from the wall plug into usable power for the machine (bunch of cables running from it and where the cable from the wall plugs in).
You can sort event viewer by time so just scroll through and see what preceded the power event error.
Separate names with a comma.