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Continous system shutdown

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by cruzid, Feb 14, 2004.

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  1. cruzid

    cruzid Thread Starter

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    PC
    1 year old +
    Amd Duron processor
    512 ram
    Cpu temp average 35-39 degrees celcius
    System temp average 28-31 degrees celcius

    I been experiecing a strange problem. When I turned on my computer couple of days ago, it shutdown with no warning and seemed to be a power failure. I pressed the power button to turn it back on,but it didn't do anything until a few min later. After exactly 3-5 min, whatever the system is doing (in bios, disk checking due to illegal shutdowns, windows start up ) it just shutsdown and restarts again after a few min. There is barely anything I can do except hope it would stay on longer than 5 min.I could hardly make it to windows start up since it shutdown even before I can shut it down the normal way.

    Iam really unsure at this point my first guess was the processor overheating so I purchased arctic silver to lower its temperature.I cleared the cmos, and unplug and replugged mostly everything, and cleaned the fans since they were quite clogged up with dust . For most of the day I observed it shutdown and restart by itself continously. I finally tried to shut it down normally and skipped checkdisk so it can rest.

    I appreciate any help you guys can offer.
    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Big-K

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    Is it a problem with the power supply? And are you sure that all the components(ram, video card, hard drives, etc) are completely plugged in? One of them might have become unseated.
     
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