Is my surge protector causing my PC to shut off?

Recently my PC has been randomly restarting itself for seemingly no reason. The computer isn t even a year old so I find it unlikely that it s a hardware issue. Recently when it restarted itself, I noticed that my monitor also turned off. I went to check my surge protector (it s and old one my friend gave me), and... show more Recently my PC has been randomly restarting itself for seemingly no reason. The computer isn t even a year old so I find it unlikely that it s a hardware issue. Recently when it restarted itself, I noticed that my monitor also turned off. I went to check my surge protector (it s and old one my friend gave me), and when I went to switch the plugs, the ones my PC and monitor were plugged into sparked way more than usual. While the other ones didn t spark at all.
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