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#1 Redex18

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Posted 20 February 2011 - 12:09 AM

I bought this computer from someone for my mother to use and they claimed it was free of all issues and that was the case until just recently. I've witnessed it acting up and I don't know whether its a short with some wires or somethings infected here. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Posted 20 February 2011 - 01:57 AM

If your computer is turning itself on, from a state of being completely turned off, there is something physically wrong with the power supply or the motherboard. You might want to test the power supply and if it checks out, then you've got a motherboard to replace.

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Posted 20 February 2011 - 05:10 AM

Restart your computer and press F8, this will take you to the Advanced Boot Options. Click on F8, select disable automatic restart on system failure. The next time the computer has this problem a blue screen with an error will appear.

Please download BlueScreenView
No installation required.
Double click on BlueScreenView.exe file to run the program.
When scanning is done, go Edit>Select All.
Go File>Save Selected Items, and save the report as BSOD.txt.
Open BSOD.txt in Notepad, copy all content, and paste it into your next reply.

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