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#1 RuN


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Posted 04 June 2005 - 05:11 PM

Hi, I have one problem with my computer.

About 3 weeks ago my computer starts suddenly to shuts down. Then I have to remove electric cable and reconect it before I could turn PC again on.

I have determinate that the CPU was overheating because of the dust betwen cooler and cooling radiator. I removed the cooler and radiator from motherboard and CPU and cleared the dust. Then I attached the cooler again on the CPU and tried to boot the computer, but after 1 - 2 sec. electric turn off.

I've take the CPU and tryed in another system and it was working fine.
Then I took different AC/DC adapter, and still nothing. After 1-2 sec. the power goes off.
I disconect all the PCI cards and HDD's, RAM's and still nothing.

I've changed motherboard, but power goes still off.

I've checked the power button switch - OK.

I don't how to solve the problem!! I tried almost all possible solutions.

p.s.: Sorry, my english is not so good!

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#2 Rimmer


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Posted 04 June 2005 - 09:36 PM

You need to check carefully whether the heatsink (radiator) is making good contact with the CPU. Get some 'heat transfer compound' from a PC or electronics store and smear some of that on the bottom of the heatsink. See if there is any improvement.

hth :thumbsup:

Edited by Rimmer, 04 June 2005 - 09:37 PM.

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