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PC suddenly shuts down

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by stefano851, Oct 30, 2006.

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  1. stefano851

    stefano851 Thread Starter

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    Hi, I've a problem. My pc sometimes shuts down suddenly and without any reasonable cause. It happens in various moments and I don't see the reapetibility of the situation.
    Can it be caused from an insufficient power supply?

    I've attached the system file zipped.
    Thanks.
    Stefano.
     

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  2. Sherry22160

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    Yes it can be caused by a failing PSU.

    Also Heat.Have you checked to see if your CPU and GPU Fans are spinng up correctly.
    Is it Dusty in there???

    Unseat and Reseat the Mem Modules....
     
  3. stefano851

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    Thanks Sherry, I'll follow your suggestions. How can I do to reset the mem modules?
    Bye.
    Stefano.
     
  4. Rich-M

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    She means take them out and then put them back stefano...
    I would download and install Speedfan so you can monitor temps and fan speeds in Windows as well.
    http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php
     
  5. stefano851

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    I tryed doing almost everything. Updating drivers, reinstalling XP after formatting the HD, but the problem remaims!!!!!
    How can I change the IRQ for a device? (i.e.: for the graphic board...?)
    Thanks.
     
  6. kilah_dipset

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    hey i had the same problems as you, while playing games or running tedious apps my comp wud shut down but i cleaned inside of my comp( alot of unsuspecting dirt i there( anyways i know im rambling on my bad i just took my side case off and stood a fan directing the wind in the comp it seems too bee working ever since hopes it wokrs chow:}{:>
     
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    "I tryed doing almost everything." And then what temps does Speedfan show?
     
  8. stefano851

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    They aren't so high. CPU 47°C, HDD 46°C
     
  9. Rich-M

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    No those are fine actually...
     
  10. stefano851

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    So...what can I do?
     
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