The Windows computer restarts without warning

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If your Windows computer restarts or restarts automatically without warning or goes into a restart loop, here are some suggestions that can help you identify and resolve the problem. There are several reasons for this. The problem could be anyone! This can be a hardware component failure, overheating, a Windows update or a shutdown error.

You must identify your problem and see which of the following scenarios applies to you. Can you see a blue screen? Your computer is overheating? Have you recently updated your driver? Some Windows updates installed? Once you can identify the probable cause, things might be a little easier.

Restart after a blue screen or shutdown error

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To prevent a software or driver problem from restarting the computer several times after a shutdown error, follow these steps. You must do this to be able to read the error code that can help you solve the problem.

Open from the WinX menu of the Windows 8.1/10 system. Then click Advanced System Preferences > Advanced tab > Start and Restore > Settings.

Clear the Auto restart check box. Click Apply / OK and Exit.

If your Windows crashes due to a shutdown error, the computer does not restart, but displays the error message that may help you troubleshoot the blue screen.

This article on Windows Stop Errors or Blue Screens Guide and Resources will help you solve the problem.

Restart due to hardware failure

Hardware failure or system instability may cause the computer to restart automatically. The problem may be RAM, hard disk, power, graphics card or external devices – or it may be an overheating or BIOS problem.

This article will help you if your computer crashes or restarts due to hardware problems.

Restart after each Windows update

If your Windows is in an endless restart loop, try entering safe mode or accessing advanced boot options. Here you can open a command prompt or System Restore or perform an automatic repair. Windows 7 users should consider repairing Windows 7.

Monitor this message if your Windows is locked in a reboot loop after updating Windows.

If you wish, you can also use the group policy or registry editor to prevent Windows from restarting after Windows updates.

Driver problems during reboot

If you have recently updated your device drivers and you find that your Windows is rebooting without warning, you can resolve your driver problems or consider restoring your driver to the previous version.

This article shows you how to uninstall, disable, reset and update device drivers.

Scan your Windows for malware

A malware infection or virus may also be a possible cause of rebooting your computer. Scan your computer with your antivirus software. You can also use on-demand antivirus software to scan your Windows operating system for double security.

I hope something will help you here. If you want to make entries, please do so in the Comments’ section.

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