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My computer keeps shutting itself down without warning. I have live one care which prevents virus to pass through the system but the computer will stay on for a little while then shut off then stays on for shorter amount of time each time it is restarted.

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It is possible this is caused by overheating. Check the power supply fan first, probably in the back of your computer tower. Do you feel any airflow? If so, the next thing to check would be the CPU fan/heat sink. Many motherboards have a temperature gauge software nowadays, or you can download one for free online to see how hot your CPU is running.

2 Possible solutions:

  1. Replace Power Supply if there is no air flow.
  2. Put in a new Processor Heatsink/Fan

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