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Skyclad

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Also, I just noticed this one.. After the computer goes off on it's own, it's beginning to come on later all by itself too.. Have never seen anything like this.. Just wanted to add that to the list of strange behaviors.....
 

Skyclad

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I was thinking that I posted this earlier, but now do not see it here.. Just a small bit of interesting info regarding my very strange computer behavior going on here..
Last evening, as has been the case many times now, it completely went dead.. No lights on anywhere.............just like you had pulled the cord out of the wall.. About an hour later, I looked around the corner and the computer was on! This stuff, both when it had cut out earlier and then later coming back on........was all done by itself.. Would love to know what might be causing that...! Strange behavior across the board these days.. Just some additional info I thought you guys might wanna know about....
 

KenB

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Hi,

1. [ just to re-affirm what Starbuck said earlier .....] You need to take the side panel off to clean the machine of dust.
This cannot be done properly from the outside.

2. Check the Power Settings - click here
Set "Turn off Display" and "Sleep" to Never

Do this from the left Panel ......."Choose when to turn off the display"
"Change when the computer sleeps"

Looking at your temperatures from Speed-Fan they look "normal" - It depends how long the machine had been switched on.
If you did this immediately after switching on then they may appear normal but rise with time.
If the motherboard temperatures DO rise then the machine will automatically shut down.
[ This doesn't explain how it could "switch on" again though :( ]
 
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Skyclad

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Hi Ken B. and thanks for your input on this.. I reset my power settings as you requested.. Will attach below another pic of the current speedFan readings.. The machine has been on for a couple of hours this morning so far.. I DO need to clean the machine from the inside no doubt.. This ultimately could be the core issue here, as you guys have been alluded to.. That is next on my list to get done! Thanks again, and check attached for current readings...
PS Just as a side note, the machine ran great for hours yesterday.........but shutdown overnight...
 

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Skyclad

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Just a quick note today.. Wanted to let you know I do realize the futility of all things mentioned until I dust out the computer from the inside.. With that in mind, I took it apart earlier today and blew the hell out of everything I saw dusty inside.. Per a good buddy who knows of things like this,he said I should take a picture first just in case something came unplugged.. Thankfully that did not happen.. As a side note.........before I cleaned it, I had the computer on for maybe 3 hours at that point, and noticed I had been disconnected from my browser.. Thought that was a good time to do a SpeedFan check.. See attached for that reading! I am now waiting patiently to see how things go post cleanOut.. Hoping for the best.. Thanks to you all for your help so far! I'm hoping the cleaning will fix the problem.. Have a great weekend...!
 

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KenB

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Hi

Temperatures have risen and as a consequence so have the fan speeds.
Not sure which CPU / Motherboard you have [ doesn't really matter ] but when the temps get too high [ varies with CPU / M-Board ] the system will shut down.

If you had not been stressing the CPU the temps should have stayed similar to the first image.

As they have risen there has to be a reason.
Dust [ already mentioned ] is a primary cause. [ however, 2 - 3 hours is a long time ......normally the temps would rise in a shorter period than this ]
Secondly, you mentioned earlier that the tower is wedged into a narrow space, there needs to be air circulating inside the case.
This cools the CPU etc.
This hot air needs to be able to escape.
Pay particular attention to the vents and make sure that they are not blocked.
 

bob12a

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Hi friends I have not been around on here of late but I had to tell you this one to go with skyclads problem.
Pluss I am chuffed with my self.
About a week ago I kept getting the BSD and The black one as well all this and a funny sound from my PC. All this happened after inside the first 30 seconds of switching on. Also a message no HDMI connection
You would not believe the apps I removed oh and put them back again.
Long story short after about 3 days flapping about I wondered if anything was visible in the pc case.
Why Why Why did my 80 year old brain NOT do this first.
the answer 3 small cables wrapped round the spotless CPU fan tied them back with plastic tie all running fine now.
BOB12a
 

Skyclad

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I wanted to check in regarding he above problem which I've not commented on in several days.. That is all because I'm now having issues with the "start button" on my computer, or something related to it.. (typing this now from gFriend's computer).. On top of what has already been described, I began noticing issues trying to get back online after being booted off.. That was no problem previously, at least not in an immediate way.. Now the following happens.... I push the button, nothing happens immediately at first but there is now a delay of five to ten seconds in coming on.........then it goes off on it's own.........then after five to ten seconds, comes back on........on it's own ad infinitum!! Decided to just unplug the thing, as it was no doubt not good for the computer.. Amazing..
I told my friend of this problem (who was my local tech guy) and he said he has seen this before, and always had to do with a startButton issue of some sort.. Problem is, my friends no longer lives in town but hours away.. He will be coming though "probably in the next week or two".......:/ !!! Looks like it might be time for a tech fast, voluntary or not.... Will be back with you as soon as I can sort all this out... More later, and again thanks for all your help.. Let's keep this thread open....:)
 
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