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Old 02-24-04, 05:52 PM
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shutting down

My pc keeps shutting down on its just started. after it shuts down if i hit the button enough times it will generally come back on. i have windows xp and an amd athlon 2000+ chip. Any ideas?
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Old 02-24-04, 06:09 PM
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If it was restarting on its own I'd say its the RAM.

I had a Dell that did this constantly.

Overheating? Is the fan running?
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Old 02-24-04, 06:11 PM
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My 750mhz P3 machine would do this. I still don't know why, it would also lock up on a shutdown attempt. I eventually reinstalled win2000 on a new HD and the problem went away.
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Old 02-24-04, 06:14 PM
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The fan never stops running, i have 2 fans in the cases besides the cpu fan.
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