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#1 sharpie


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Posted 19 February 2006 - 10:36 PM

hi-one time i was doing some work and then all of a sudden the computer turns off then turns off. i happend three times in two hours. i took it to the local computer store and he left it running over night and nothing happened...so i took i home and it happened again...what could be causing this?
-thanks so much

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Posted 19 February 2006 - 10:52 PM

Probably overheating.

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Posted 19 February 2006 - 10:56 PM

Is your power cord in good condition? Not firmly inserted at the PC end?
Did the system just die or did it shut down? Is there anything in the Event Log?
What was running at the time?
What wattage is the power supply? What age is the system? Has the CMOS battery been replaced?
What other information can you offer?

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