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My computer just turns off

Out of the blue my computer will just turn off on me ,it doesnt matter what i am doing on the net, playing a game i have a program called error smart and it tells me i have n error with my driver how can i fix this

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  • David Preston
    David Preston May 11, 2010

    does it tell you what driver has the error?

  • Vincent Wright
    Vincent Wright May 11, 2010

    What operating system are you using?


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Most likely the cpu fan is dirty. But what is happening is the system is over heating and shuting down. Bois settings can be set to a higher temp if you can't solve by Blowing out EVERYTHING with a can of air. It if alot of dust, use a vacum cuz the dust will get into your cd drives and they stop working till they get cleaned. If it is the "driver error" try updating it. But if it's the bios shutiing it down windows won't know why. It assume's it was a drive confict. (or at least the last proccess running)

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"Error Smart" is malware and will slowly wreck the OS, you must un-install this programme from your computer and perform a registry clean, then, right click on "my computer" select "computer managment" and "event viewer" check the "system" log to find out what has caused the crash.
What you describe sounds like overheating, so take the side panel off the computer and clean the dust from the CPU fan and from inside the case itself, please make sure you have the power disconnected from the back of the machine before you remove the side panel and make sure you "ground" yourself (keep one hand on the metal case)

Posted on Nov 22, 2008

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