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Old 09-30-2005, 12:10 PM   #1
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Default Computer shutoff

I was wondering if anyone has ever had this problem? When I turned my computer on the other day it made it as far to the XP startup screen and then shut off. Then before restarting it I have to unplug it from the socket, then plug it back in, turn it on and it usually doesnt make it much further then the xp screen. Any Ideas??
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Old 09-30-2005, 12:53 PM   #2
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Default Re: Computer shutoff

Could be a bad power supply or an overheating issue. Also, check your BIOS settings for anything out of the ordinary.
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Old 09-30-2005, 12:59 PM   #3
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yes, as spank says, heating or power.
look at the heatsink fan and make sure it is working properly.
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