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Computer runs for 2 - 3 minutes then powers off

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You most likely have a heat related issue. Try removing the cover and checking the inside of your system. If it looks like a haunted house in there, then grab a can of compressed air and start some spring cleaning. Enough dust can accumulate in your system to preven the heat dissipation points to work correctly. Anything past this would warrant a service call from a local tech in order to replace broken fans and or heat sinks.

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Two beep sound with no display

- First of check is your RAM inserted in ports correctly?
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- Download program PCFresher.
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Your problem will be solved.

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1996 Evinrude 9.9hp, 2-stroke power loss.

Checked the vent cap on the fuel tank?
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I have no internet to my main computer i rerouted the cable from the router to my lap top then I have enternet but not on my main computer

First, make sure you have the internet cables on your main computer pressed in tightly (to computer and router).

Then carefully follow...
1) Unplug power cord or turn off the "cable modem" (first box that comes into your house provided by the cable company).

2) turn off your router (or unplug).

3) turn off your main computer

4) turn on (or plug in the power cord) for "cable modem" and allow it to run its startup route (1 minute minimum)

5) turn on (or plug in the power cord) for router and allow it to run its start up routine (1 minute minimum)

6) turn on your computer and let it start up and check if internet works.

good luck and rate me please.

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Hi Shaick,

1 to 3 minutes is about normal runtime for running two computers with monitors plugged into each... just enough time to properly power down the computer before power goes out.

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When I turn it on it runs for about ten minutes. Off and on again it runs for maybe 5, then 3, then 2. What should I look for?

Sounds like power supply or the cable may be bad. Try another monitor on same cable or same monitor on different computer with same or different cable exchanging components until problem stops. It may be the power supply to your computer is getting bad and cannot support the power requirements you need. OR, it may be that the monitor is starting to need internal component, like relays of power supplies for itself. Try the other stuff first.
Hope this helps.

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I'm running Vista, the router went bad, I installed the new one, same brand and now the computer won't connect to the internet. It sees the router ok, but there is a red X between the router and the...


If you're using the laptop wirelessly then i suggest that you remove power from the router and modem for 2 minutes. After 2 minutes plug power back in and wait another 2 minutes. Then try to reconnect to the internet.

If it still won't connect then the network drivers may have to be reinstalled. If this is the case then please post back.


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Everytime I restart my computer I have to run the connection diagnostics to get access to the internet. I am running windows xp with an AT&T gateway 2 router.

Cut power to the router.
Reconnect it, and let it start-up, for 2 minutes.

Restart your computer.
Click Start
Click Run
Type CMD and press ENTER.
Type IPCONFIG /ALL and press ENTER.
Record the information, e.g., 'IPCONFIG /ALL > temp.txt'
Better? Worse? Same?

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So the easy fix would be to up you memory upto 2 gigs. Note best practice for Vista is to have atlest 2 gigs of ram in the system.

If you still have trouble I would test the game on another Vista computer with a 2.0 or higher CPU to see if it still has trouble. If it does not then most likely it will not work on your computer.

Also if you did an upgrade from XP to Vista you might have so Windows issue. So if the test on the other computer worked you might try a fresh install of Vista to resolve any possible Windows issues.

Hope this helps


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PLUG the printer into power.

1. Press Resume button ( hold for 1 – 2 minutes )
2. Open the cover
3. Release the catridge and then put them in again
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5. Turn Off, then Turn On

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