[SOLVED] Computer Randomly Restarts

April Cai, in Common error

If you’re on Windows, and you notice your computer restarts randomly, you’re not alone. Many Windows user are reporting it. But the good news is you can fix it easily by yourself.

How do I fix it?

Here’re 4 fixes you can try to fix this problem. You may not have to try them all; just work your way down the list until you find the one that works.

Fix 1: Disable automatically restart feature
Fix 2: Change advanced power settings
Fix 3: Reinstall your graphic card driver
Fix 4: Check power issue

Fix 1: Disable automatically restart feature

1) Type this (My Computer/computer according to your operating system) in the search box from Start. Then right-click on it from the result to select Properties.



2) Click Advanced system settings. Go on to click Settings… 



3) Uncheck Automatically restart. Then click OK.

4) Work on your computer for a while to see if it restarts randomly.

Fix 2. Change advanced power settings

1) Type Power Options in the search box from Start. Then click Edit power plan or other items relates to power settings.

2) Click Change advanced power settings.

3) In Balanced section, click Processor power management Minimum processor state. Then set it to low state, such as 5% or even 0%.
Click Apply OK.

4) Work on your computer for a while to see if it restarts randomly.

Fix 3. Update your graphic card driver

This error may also be caused by an old or incorrect graphic card driver. You can update your printer driver manually or, if you’re not confident playing around with drivers, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.

Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing.

You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):

1) Download and install Driver Easy.

2) Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.

3) Click the Update button next to a flagged graphic driver to automatically download and install the correct version of this driver (you can do this with the FREE version). 

Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).

4) Restart your computer.

5) Work on your computer for a while to see if it restarts randomly.

Fix 4. Check power issue

As many users reported, the power issue also cause their computer restart randomly.

In this case, you can try to replace the power cables and power supply unit(PSU) to observe if your computer still keep restarting.

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