computer keeps shutting down

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December 10, 2010 at 07:29:53
Specs: Windows XP, 3.211 GHz / 3071 MB
My computer has been running fine until recently. My video card went bad and i replaced it with a nvidia 9500gt. It worked good afterwards but now whenever im playing games the computer will just restart.It is totally random when it restarts sometimes i can play for 30-45 minutes before it restarts other times 2-3 minutes. If i just work on the computer and surf the net the computer rarely restarts.Can anyone offer nay suggestions.the temperature of the video card only goes up by a few degrees when i'm playing

Hardware Monitoring : Winbond W83627EHF/EHG
Processor Voltage : 1.31 V
VIN0 : 1.78 V
AVCC : 3.20 V
+3.3V Voltage : 3.22 V
VIN1 : 1.64 V
VIN2 : 1.54 V
VIN3 : 1.54 V
VIN4 : 1.62 V
SYSTIN : 34 °C
CPUTIN : 50.5 °C
AUXTIN : 124 °C
CPUFANIN0 : 2428 rpm
NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT : nVidia Driver
Temperature : 44 °C
Temperature (GPU) : 44 °C
Fan : 33%
Hard Disk Monitoring : S.M.A.R.T
Hard Disk WDC WD3200AAJB-00WGA0 : 34 °C

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December 10, 2010 at 08:09:51
Do u have a spare psu? If yes try another psu. Auxtin 125c this is a false reading u have nothing to worry.

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December 10, 2010 at 08:17:16
Download and burn ultimate boot CD. Boot up with it and then run the various diagnostics programs on it to see if anything is highlighted as being problematic.

Ultimate Boot CD can be downloaded from:

Memory test is one you certainly want to run and you may want to run several passes as your problem seems intermittent.

Does it blue screen then restart? If so you may want to disable restart on error so you can see the error message to track down the problem that caused it.

If you want to see what this error is, you will have to stop the reboot as Windows reboots too quickly for you to read what happened. You can disable the Auto-Reboot so you can read, and see the blue screen error.
Go to Start -> Control Panel -> System
Go to Advanced
Under the Startup and Recovery section, click Settings...
Under System Failure un-check "Automatically restart"

When everything else fails, read the instructions.

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