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I have a Systemax Venture computer that is 3 years old. Just developed a problem. Turn the computer on and after 20 to 30 seconds the computer shut down. What is wrong???

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  • VonZeppelen
    VonZeppelen May 11, 2010

    Could be the power supply but hard to tell at this point. Are you getting any messages on the screen before it shuts down?

  • Dick
    Dick May 11, 2010

    There is no way to tell from the information you have provided. Start with basic troubleshooting and post all the results you get.

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Hi there.
Remove all power to the desktop, remove the side panel, power the machine up and check that CPU fan is working, if it is turn the computer back off, get a clean, dry paintbrush and gently clean the fan blades and the metal heat sync behind the fan of dust, then restart the PC to see how long it stays on for. If this time it stays on it was overheating.

Good luck and thanks for using Fixya!!!

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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