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Old 10-27-05, 22:19
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Default Computer Keeps Turning Itself Off

Hi guys

Recently my PC keeps turning itself off. I can b on for 5 mins or 4 hours it dosent matter it just ramdomly turns itself off. As u can guess this is very annoying espesh during an intense frag fest. Any help or ideas why this happening would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 10-27-05, 22:33
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Default Re: Computer Keeps Turning Itself Off

Several Reasons could be the factor...

1) Your Hard Drive/CPU/Video Card are Over Heating, and your computer is shutting off for SAFETY. Solution: More fans/Cooling of some sort

2) You are pushing too much hardware for the power supply you are using...I.e. you have a 300 watt PSU and you need a 350 or 400, depending on what hardware you are using. Solution: Get a bigger Power Supply

3) Something on the motherboard is shorting out, causing your computer to shut off. Solution: Check all connections and make sure nothing is touching the motherboard, that shouldnt be.



Let us know if you figure anything out. Good luck.
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Default Re: Computer Keeps Turning Itself Off

Thx m8

I will let you know
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Default Re: Computer Keeps Turning Itself Off

try this go to control panel,system,startup and recovery,settings and uncheck the box auto restart.

hopefully you will receive an error message and a dump file before the next restart
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Default Re: Computer Keeps Turning Itself Off

have you updated any drivers or added any new hardware before this started? could be wrong/conflicting drivers.
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