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Why does my computer suddenly shut down during use?

Dell xps 200 suddenly shuts down during use. Some times after several hours and sometimes after only a few minutes after turning on. When this happens it is several hours before I can use it again. The tower doesn't feel overheated only warm.

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Remove the side panel and have a look if your cpu fan is turning.... you may need to blow the dust and dirt out of it as well... if the tower even feels remotely warm that's likely the issue... also check the fan on the power supply. either way it will likely need to be cleaned

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Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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