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Spore killed ma pc

Hi was playing spore today for 10 mins and "click" ma pc switched of !!! now this has happened before and i leave it 5 mins and i can switch it back on. This time its like dead to the world. Ive cleaned it out with a hover ie plastic nossle lol Ive also made sure power is going into the power unit but im not sure whats coming out ie 12v or any volts as i dont have a multi meter. when i do power up and push in the start button the 2 fans in the base unit try and start for 3 sec's then nothing and i dont hear the hard drive trying to kick in either? my motherboard is Gigabyte ga-85661fxm-775
Ive been told reseting the bios might be the problem ? Help help help

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How did you check that power was going in, I wonder.
I rather imagine that something overheated and that produces your condition; resetting the BIOS is a likely solution rather than a problem, but you want to recreate the old settings....

   Are you not getting a beep code?


You should try to carefully reseat your videocard, and have your speaker hooked up so you can hear a beepcode if you get one.
I might suspect your power supply was overused also; unplug it a while and/or try a spare (being careful to replug the videocard too.)
Then make sure things are cooled right before playing again.
Killer app indeed.

Posted on Sep 10, 2008

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