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My Emachine wont stay turned on

When I turn on my E machine and it loads after a few minutes it turn itself off.

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  • sherrie97755 Feb 28, 2009

    when I power up I can chat with my girlfriend in TX but when I try to do anything else the computer shuts off and I have to turn it back on. It does NOT reboot itself.

  • Anonymous Apr 18, 2009

    my laptop will turn on start running. then turn itself off

  • Eric Lanning May 11, 2010


    What kind of system is it? Desktop, Laptop? What is the model Number?

    When it powers off, does it reboot, or does it turn off, and stay off?


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This can b caused by a few different problems
1) The machine can be over heating, maybe due to a bad or slow running CPU Fan.
2) Bad power supply
3) Can b software problem, maybe a Virus
Try turning off all of your start up programs, you can do this by going to the run box and typing msconfig, at the header of the page select start up and disable all, Restart the machine if
it' runs, let me no, if it' still restarts try starting the computer in safe mode by keying F8 at startup If it still no work get back to me.

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My first guess is that you have a virus.  If your virus check software cannot find the problem, other possibilities are a bad power supply or power switch.

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