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#1 kinggw23

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Posted 24 December 2008 - 05:28 PM

A friend called me today asking what to do. He has a computer that he will be giving to his daughter for christmas. He says, after about 40 sec. it will turn off. No operating system is installed on it, so I am suspecting he would need to insert an operating system cd in and it will boot from there right? All fans are turning. Not much else to go on there. Thanks.....
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Posted 24 December 2008 - 10:38 PM

If he can get into the BIOS, the PC should stay on. Also, the computer might say it could not find the operating system and shut off. Typically, the system will stay on until the user forces a shut down.

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#3 kinggw23

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Posted 24 December 2008 - 11:01 PM

Thanks. I will let him know.
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Posted 25 December 2008 - 01:59 AM

Power supply possibly
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