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pc crashing

harry'sdad

FPCH New Member
Joined
Jul 29, 2007
Messages
1
#1
my pc (not this one!) regularly turns itself off. This problem has become more acute and I cannot even run the restore cd succesfully as the pc switches off before the restore is complete.
Any ideas??
 

danzil

FPCH Member
Joined
Jun 29, 2007
Messages
885
Location
Gloucestershire
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#3
make sure the cpu fan is not covered and clean...do you receive a blue screen before it turns off.......is the hard drive sounding ok.......how long does it stay on for before powering off........first thing is check that it isnt overheating
please provide as much info as possible...
regards
danzil