(SOLVED) Random freezes & Re-boots

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(SOLVED) Random freezes & Re-boots

Post by Prsman » Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:53 pm

I am posting this here for anyone else who may be having a similar problem. I am running XFCE 18.3 on a 2005 motherboard with the latest bios.
My computer would freeze or re-boot randomly. Checked all the logs and could find no cause. So I powered down, pulled the plug out from the wall and opened
the box up. Then I used my shop vac to vacuum the dust out. Then I pulled and reseated every connector, one at a time. Also did the video card.
Its been two months since and no more problem.
Do not touch the board with the vac hose. Something to try.

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Re: (SOLVED) Random freezes & Re-boots

Post by deepakdeshp » Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:24 pm

Good to know that it worked for you.
If I have helped you solve a problem, please add [SOLVED] to your first post title, it helps other users looking for help, and keeps the forum clean.
I am using Mint 19.1 Cinnamon 64 bit with AMD A8/7410 processor . Memory 8GB

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