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hey can u tell me a little bit more what is happening and what is not is there any noise ,, are the fans turning on is it at least starting up but not going into windows please keep me posted ok i would like to help you on this . best regards mike

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Bios 500


Shutdowns can be caused by many things. If you have your pc setup for automatic updates, some updates require a reboot and will do that automatically. Normally you can prevent that from happening by changing the settings from automatically updating to notify me first before updating.

The shutdown can also be caused by the cpu overheating. Your computer will automatically shut down to protect itself.

Shutdowns can also be created by a infected computer. Malware can cause this.

With out further details, such as what you were doing at the time of the shutdown it's difficult to say why your system is shutting down.

I can say that normally if its a update your system will shut down and reboot, not always, but usually.
Not a lot of help but additional information is really needed. What you are doing, brand of pc, if you have loaded new software or hardware, as much information as you can provide would help.

Sometimes, just goggling you problem on line with the make of the pc will help you find the answer you are having. Many times the problem you are having has already been addressed and a solution provided.

Aug 02, 2012 | HEWLETT-PACKARD Hewlett Packard COMPAQ...

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PC get shutdown automatically


It can happen in several cases. Like:1. If your processors cooling fan does not run properly or stops running , your processor gets over heated and will automatically shutdown to prevent damage of your motherboard. In this case check this first, If is runs but not seem so smooth, just clean it- dust can jam the cooling fan.

2.If your heat sink under the cooling fan is not perfectly fit on the processor, cooling fan will not able to cool it and will result your machine shutdown!


3. In case of Bad power supply, it can also happen. Check your power supply.


4.If your machine have defected RAM or became defected, it may happen. In this case you may have blue screen with message before shutdown your machine.


5. If you have operating system of Microsoft Windows, please check your hard drive for virus. Virus can shutdown machine with a common period of time! Damaged OS which occurs often in windows operating system also can force to shutdown machine.
Please check which one is in your case. Please mention problem details like something unfamiliar for further query.

Jun 25, 2012 | AcerPower PC Desktop

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This desktop dell vostro turns itself on and off without the button being pushed. sometimes it makes it to windows, and seems to run just fine, then it goes to shutdown by itself... then turns itself back...


Well in the system Bios or setup there are options where you can have the computer turn itself on automatically at a certain time. However, the fact that yours is turning itself on and off seems to indicate that it is either over heating or it is running into an issue when trying to boot and it keeps recycling the boot process. There is an option that you can set that will turn off automatic restart on boot. Turn off the computer and then turn it on and start hitting F8 repeatedly until you see Safe Mode as an option. Scroll down through the options and you will probably see an option that lets you stop automatic restart on boot, and take it if it is there. This will allow you to actually see the error message that is causing your computer to reboot itself.

Mar 19, 2012 | Dell Vostro 410 Desktop Computer

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Slow shutdown


Hi,
Try to check-up control panel of your PC, I know your PC configured for automatic windows application update. also try to full scan(present anti-virus software) your PC system maybe same spyware, worms and virus inside on the operating system (OS) and other software desktop.
Please see screen shot picture below.

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Oct 18, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 531s Desktop Computer

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What is the word rebooting?


Depends on how it's used.

1) "Boot your computer up", may refer to simply turning the computer on.

2) "Reboot your computer", may refer to turning the computer completely off, waiting 20 seconds, then turning the computer back on.

3) The Windows operating system has a Boot Record, which is located on a Boot Sector on one of the Platters in the Harddrive.
These are the basic Windows files.

The computer can also be booted off of another source than the Harddrive.
It can be booted off of a Floppy Drive disk, USB thumb drive, CD disk, or from the internet, to name a few sources.

Therefore it can also mean to reboot off of one of the above sources, instead of the Harddrive.

1) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Booting


2) http://computer.howstuffworks.com/hard-disk.htm


3) http://computer.howstuffworks.com/bios2.htm

Dec 09, 2010 | PC Desktops

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If I shutdown computer (E-Machines T5224 w/ Windows Vista), it won't boot up the next time I turn it on. Power on and fan runs but nothing else. I have to cut power or unplug it to boot and then system...


during the boot up process for a short time you will see a certain key to enter set up
press that key to enter BIOS scroll to PnP/PCI configurations the default is disabled
select enabled to reset configuration if you have installed a new add on and it has caused a serious conflict that the operating system can not boot
start run type cmd then type chkdsk/r/f which will scan for and attempt to fix any bad sectors and automatically fix any corrupt files on your hard drive

hope this helps

Nov 28, 2010 | E-Machines PC Desktops

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HP a1600n desktop will turn on but will not boot. Does not run thru BIOS, keys/mouse check. HDD spins up, CDROM goes thru check then just sits. Monitor doesn't kick in because doesn't get to video check....


you need to open up the case, and remove the CMOS battery ( a silver wafer-style battery about the size of a quarter) and leave it out for about 10 minutes. put the battery back in and close the case back up and DONT mess with ANYTHING ELSE. if the computer STILL wont boot, then your motherboard is bad, and will need to be replaced through the manufacturer of your PC.

Sep 24, 2009 | HP Pavilion a1600n (882780776265) PC...

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The computer starts then shuts down.


Try booting up the computer pressing whatever key the Dell needs to boot into BIOS (F10, Delete key, F1...pay attention to the screen) and leave the computer on for about 15min. See if it cuts off then. If it does its more than likely your power supply. If it doesn't then its not hardware related.

Mar 12, 2009 | PC Desktops

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MY LABTOP KEEPS SHUTING DOWN. I TURN IT ON IT SHUTDOWN AUTOMATICALLY AND THEN RESTARTS.


Does the laptop POST? does it boot up windows? or do the lights go on.... then off.... then on... etc?

if it starts booting windows then restarts itself then there is probably a problem with your windows install, it is crashing and that automatically restarts the pc.

If the lights keep flashing you probably have a hardware failure (motherboard)

Jun 06, 2008 | Gateway PC Desktops

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