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RE:Samsung SIR-S4080R Problem

Shuts down unexpectedly, and restarts.

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Re: RE:Samsung SIR-S4080R Problem

It's most likely the hard drive. You can replace it and be good to go. It's possible, it's a combo of the motherboard and power supply, but first guess would be try replacing the hard drive.

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