Hi Steve, It's not a restart per say. It's when I intentionally shut the computer down and it should go off, it does, then restarts, every time. I'll check the bios next time I start up. And I already shut the one off in my computer properties. Thanks, Bob Noble www.sonic.net/bnoble ----- Original Message ----- From: "Steve" <sjclark@xxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Wednesday, February 05, 2003 10:10 PM Subject: [pcductape] Re: xp restarting problem | In the BIOS there is a setting under power restart , | I didn't reboot to see it exactly what it said. | But I remember it would affect it only if the power went out it would return | it to what ever setting you chose. | I have always set it to stay off, in the event I wasn't around, | I don't want it rebooting if the power company is having problems, | The most typical problem which causes this behavior is a bad video card | driver. | I would look at downloading the latest driver for your particular video | card. | If that doesn't you might try look at the CPU voltage. | The result is the higher the voltage, the less frequently the restart | occurs. | I has also seen this in faulty motherboards. | Also check this out , right click my computer and under the advanced tab | check startup and recovery. | Steve Clark | Moreno Valley, California | http://www.secondbaptistriverside.org/ | | Did you know? Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic. | | | | | To unsubscribe from this list send an email to | pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field | OR by logging into the Web interface. | To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.