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Dell 5000 Dimension starting issue

I have a dell dimension 5000 and lately if I leave it on for some time it sometimes turns itself off, or if I have the computer on and then shutdown and then try to restart it flashes orange on the start button and does not start, Then next day it will start normally and then same will happen again after hutdown

I have tried cleaning fan etc. This now seems as though it is not running! But issue started before this.

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You need to change your power save options. Right click on the desktop, click properties, click tab screensaver click on power tab. set the desired power save functions. hope this helps

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