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P4C800 system reboots randomly

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June 28, 2003 7:52:56 PM

Has anyone else experienced random reboots with the Asus P4C800 mobo? I have been leaving the computer on 24x7 to burn it in. Approximately once a week I will sit down to it and instead of seeing the XP desktop, I see a character-mode screen with an error message about unable to find a boot disk. The three-finger salute just gives me the same error; I have to power off and power back on to get a reboot. It's as if the system spontaneously decided to reboot while I was away, and somehow lost the IDE chain that includes the hard disk. I can't be sure, since the problem's never occurred while I'm using the machine. This sound familiar to any other Asus mobo users?
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June 30, 2003 1:30:52 PM

I had my computer rebooting(every 5-10 mins) while installing XP on my P4P800 i found out that the memory timming where to agressif. I dont know if it can help, but it worked juste fine by spd...
June 30, 2003 2:58:29 PM

lol... three finger salute!
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June 30, 2003 3:06:25 PM

Thanks. I'm already using SPD mode though.
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June 30, 2003 3:08:22 PM

You can try to use manual and put slower timming might help otherwise I dont know what could be the cause. Good luck
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