Windows® 7 Keeps Rebooting
Why Windows 7 keeps rebooting and how to resolve this problem?
Continuous rebooting of the Windows 7 Operating System is very annoying and you might lose the data you work with during booting. This problem is very frustrating for the users of Windows 7 and this problem might happen for several reasons. The rebooting problem of Windows 7 is one of the difficult computer issues to diagnose. You could fix the problem of rebooting by starting from the simplest possible causes and then moving difficult ones. Overheating of the hardware components is a reason for the rebooting of the system. The slow speed of your system might cause rebooting. Weak memory modules which are not supported by the motherboard might result in rebooting. The automatic turn on and turn off of your system might also caused by the malfunctioning of capacitors on the motherboard. The capacitors might fail due to bad power source.
Following are some of the reasons of the continuous rebooting of the Windows 7 Operating System and tips to solve the issue:
- Poor power supply
- Overheating of CPU
Poor power supply
Your computer might face the issue of rebooting while you are running applications such as playing games, watching video etc in your system. This is because your system demands more power than the power supply able to deliver. You could solve this problem by disconnecting certain internal components that are not essential such as extra hard drives. If your system still facing the problem of rebooting after disconnecting internal components, you need to replace the power supply.
Overheating of CPU
Your CPU might get overheated if the fan attached with the CPU not works properly. You need to keep your system in a cool and ventilated place prevent heating issue. Fan is mounted at the top of the CPU for cooling. Sometimes dust might get accumulated on the internal components of the CPU. The accumulation of the dust in the fan might results in the improper working of fan and the CPU gets overheated. You need to check the intake and exhaust vents and clean them if they are covered with dust.
The Windows 7 Operating System become unstable and reboots frequently when error occurs in RAM. The RAM become faulty only in rare cases and you could download and run a utility called Memtest86 to test your RAM for finding some errors in it. Memtest could run for a long time, for at least a couple of hours. You need to replace the RAM if you found more errors in it.