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How come my computer keeps turning on and off by it's self ?

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It's got into a reset loop - often it's a fault on the memory card(s) or possibly even a software fault after an update or new programme. Try going in in safe mode (keep tapping F8 whilst starting up) and see if re-sets itself.
If not then it's likely to be software. Remove the last programme loaded and then restart the machine - see if that works.
You can try to reseat the memory cards for another possible solution.

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