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Windows 10 desktop pc suddenly shuts down approx 5 minutes after startup

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#1 adamjedgar


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Posted 20 January 2017 - 04:12 PM

Hi guys


I have a windows 10 desktop pc.


Whenever i start it up from scratch (ie a power up, not reset) it runs for about 5 minutes then without any warning shuts down once. It does this religiously every time i startup of a morning. After i restart it the computer seems to run ok from this point onwards although sometimes, i get system crashes when i enter Google Earth and zoom in or am running media software. I think the two issues are caused by different things, and its the sudden shutdown approx 5 minutes after startup i am most concerned about.


It has not been doing this for very long and i get zero warning or any error messages before or after, and I am wondering if anyone has any ideas on how to problem solve something like this?


system specs


Motherboard -Gigabyte GA Z77X UD3H

IDE ATA/ATAPI Controller-Intel R 7 Series/C216 

CPU-Intel I7-2700k

GPU-AMD Radeon 6900 by Gigabyte


HDD-Samsung SSD 840 EVO

64 bit OS


kind regards


Edited by Chris Cosgrove, 20 January 2017 - 05:32 PM.
Moved from Win 10 Discussion to Win 10 Support.

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