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Won't complete booting

My computer shut down during the night. When I tried to boot it, it keeps shutting down during the process. Each time I try the to boot, the process gets shorter and shorter. The fan is running. Is this computer done?

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  • S_Nandha May 11, 2010

    How far along the boot up does it go before it shuts down? is there any messages or any text on the screen?

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    markus May 11, 2010

    check the cpu cooler...maybe its dusted...

    You can check the temperatur in the bios....when the cpu is to hot the system shut down..

  • machadojr_fe May 11, 2010

    does it beep at all and what have you tried so far?

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Sounds like at the very least, the hard drive is. This is common when a file required by the OS is corrupted, and the OS tries to not damage data so it restarts or shuts down.

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