Paul, Nine out of ten spontaneous reboots are hardware related. See if your fans are working ok. It would be good idea to check the processor and system temperatures. Best of luck M.Thakur ----- Original Message ----- From: "Paul M. King" <peking7@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Subject: [24hoursupport] Mysterious rebooting > Lately, I have been returning to my computer after a couple of > hours or more to find it has rebooted in my absence. I know this > because the Zone Alarm and Clip Mate screens are visible and > they are set to open whenever I reboot deliberately. > > I defrag and run a maintenance program each Friday night. And > I may purge my temp and internet files oftener if they need it. > I have noticed no other aberrations when operating my PC. I use > WIN98 SE on a three year old Compaq Presario 5030. My HD is > presently less than 50% filled. > > What advice do you have for the possible causes of my problem > and how to fix it? > > Paul King - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface at http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/24hrsupport.htm.