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Questions about unexpected shut offs

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#1 Nickkkk


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Posted 27 July 2010 - 11:19 AM

Hey, my computer has been shutting off randomly while ive been playing games that my computer can properly run, is it just because my graphics card/computer is heating up to much and shutting off to protect itself or is it something else? I've scanned with malwarebytes and my microsoft essentials, the kill process program you guys have on this website and everything....

Here are my specs:

Manufacturer Gateway
Model NV79
Total amount of system memory 4.00 GB RAM
System type 64-bit operating system
Number of processor cores 2


Total size of hard disk(s) 454 GB
Disk partition (C:) 333 GB Free (454 GB Total)
Media drive (D:) CD/DVD
Media drive (E:) CD/DVD


Display adapter type Intel® HD Graphics
Total available graphics memory 1755 MB
Dedicated graphics memory 128 MB
Dedicated system memory 0 MB
Shared system memory 1627 MB
Display adapter driver version
Primary monitor resolution 1600x900
DirectX version DirectX 10


Network Adapter Atheros AR5B93 Wireless Network Adapter
Network Adapter Broadcom NetLink ™ Gigabit Ethernet

Thanks for any help!

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#2 Broni


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Posted 27 July 2010 - 11:21 AM

Download, and install SpeedFan: http://www.almico.com/sfdownload.php
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