computer shutdown question

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  1. MaDsK1LLz

    MaDsK1LLz New Member

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    so i'm trying to fix this girl's computer...its old as crap w/ an amd duron. she said the computer just turned off by itself so i thought she meant a "shutdown" so i reinstalled windows, put virus scan, ad-aware, defrag, etc and it worked good for a few days but she said it started doing it again. i went over there and saw that the computer would just turn off by itself for some reason. the only way to get it back running is to unplug the power and wait a few seconds and then plug it back in...anyone know wats wrong? :x:
     
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    Overheating maybe?
     
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    may be...it gets pretty hot on the back of the case..ill try a new fan . thanks!
     
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    If it is overheating, you'll probably need a new heatsink for the proccessor.
     

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