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PC Shuts down when playing movies

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by whitty, Feb 16, 2005.

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  1. whitty

    whitty Thread Starter

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    My PC shuts down everytime i play movies and sometime with games. It re-boots with no warning. I am running win xp pro with a ge force4 mx460 graphics card. Any ideas???
     
  2. dannyboyfx

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    what software are you using, wmp used to that to my avi files, just a thought.
     
  3. whitty

    whitty Thread Starter

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    It happens in all programs
     
  4. replay

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    check temps
     
  5. ~Candy~

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    Hi and welcome. Does the video card have a fan on it? If so, is it spinning? If it is spinning, when it shuts down, can you touch the video card without being burned?
     
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