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1. Make sure you are getting good power. Use a UPS and/or check the voltage with a voltmeter. I often find new clients with crashes because they have a space heater on the same circuit.
2. Try creating another user and logging in as that user to see if it is a machine problem or is specific to one user's configuration.
3. as youfoundjake said, take a close look at the event viewer. Look for the time period when the crash occurred under system and application.
4. Check for overheating. I've been in client's offices and homes where everything was immaculate. Yet the machine had a layer of felt over the air intakes. I had to add an auxiliary slot based fan to my system. I had the same problem with an older laptop. It would get super hot. I purchased a chill mat (now a chill hub) for about $30 and it runs perfectly as long as I use that.
I think I do have overheating issues, but I think the main problem is memory (although the 2 issues could be related).
After unchecking the auto-restart box in my computer (thanks youfoundjake) I can see that MEMORY_MANAGEMENT is the cause and the stop code is:
STOP 0x0000001a (0x00041284, 0x0f877001, 0x0000d1cb, 0xc0883000)
Should I be researching each of those STOP codes individually to get the the root of the problem?