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Computer shut off by itself

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by peter20166, Sep 18, 2005.

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  1. peter20166

    peter20166 Thread Starter

    May 19, 2005
    Hi ,I have a PIII computer which shut off suddenly by itself and tried to restart ,and half way scanning disk ,it shut off again and tried again still shut off as and when it like.
    Can it be the power supply(480w dual fan) faulty,and can I would a old 250w power supply to test .
    Thank you.
  2. GiG4ByTE


    Jul 26, 2005
    yea i wouldnt see why u couldnt use a 250 to test it unless ur using a very good graphics card which requires more power
  3. Smety


    Sep 17, 2005
    Maybe RAM problems but that's very doubtful, and a blue screen would have come up saying Memory Dump (most of the time) so your best bet is PS
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