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Help! Computer Turns Off When Accessing The Hd


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#1 monchohon

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Posted 04 January 2008 - 09:01 PM

Hi my name Is Moncho. I have a AMD CPU with a ASIS NF7 motherboard. I have 2 IDE HD (1 is 120 GB and the other is 80 GB). The problem I am having is that SOMETIMES when I access the HD the computer turns off!! If a use an application that is HD intensive the computer just turns off. Has anybody have the a similar problem? Can anybody help?

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Posted 04 January 2008 - 09:07 PM

If you mean shut off as in the screen goes blank and it shuts off with no error messages, first guess would be overheating and the second would be power supply. Take the side off and look for a buildup of dust and lint around the fans and the CPU heatsink. Blow out with a can of compressed air if necessary
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