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Could be a faulty switch you also might try cleaning your computer of dust

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Only work inside the computer case when the power has been switched off and disconnected.

Never open the power source. Some of the below steps recommend removing physical parts within the computer. While in the computer it is highly recommend that you be aware of ESD and its potential hazards
Clean your computer of dust have a close look at all connections you could a fine air blower from a compressor making VERY sure that there is no MOISTURE in the air line dust causes static to build up in a computer causing it to overheat any many other problems
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