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Computer shuts just cuts off after 3 min

Computer just cuts off not even a shut down message just started figured possible pwr sup wrong still turns off

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Could be that a capaticor is going bad, and or you processor is over heating, look at the Mother board for any buldging capacitors....

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Hi,
The problem more likely seems with the power supply or the front power button. Donnot try switch on the computer again and again it may cause damage to the motherboard. Use the following link to pin point the problem.

http://tinyurl.com/5bbrxc

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