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Gateway shuts off

Gateway 510 xl media center pentium 4 ht 2.8, shut down within 30 seconds or faster of turning on. No beeps, if I remove the memory you get 3 beeps and it doesnt cut off, put the memory in and turns off again. This is new memory pc3200. Is this a motherboard issue? It has the midway 2 board.

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  • wam300 Mar 20, 2008

    Yes tried a psu didn't help, I also tried changing cpu fan to see if it was a heat problem.I did notice that if I unplug the auxiliary power connector it doesnt shut off either now it won't boot up like that is that normal.

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Have you tested power supply? i'd say swap power supply

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