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Power on then off

I am running Windows XP.
When I power on, after the post, my desktop comes up.
then after about 15 to 20 seconds, my PC shuts down, then repeats the cycle again..
The ony way I found to keep the PC shut down was to press and hold down the Power on switch. . .help.. .

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Re: Power on then off

If the Solution no. 1 doesn't work then maybe the gel on your CPU'S inner side has finished. Also try to replace the RAM in RAM slot.

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Re: Power on then off

If you have not installed any new hardwares, perhaps your computer infected with virus, run your computer in safe mode and then scan your computer.

If your antivirus is potent then maybe you have installed new software to triggering your system to restart and restart to protect the system.

if non of this; maybe your system is corrupted. backup your files and reinstall the windows to repair the errors on it.

Posted on Dec 26, 2007

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