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Computer turn's off automatically

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i have a problem with my pc that it shut's down automatically due to some power failure,so as far as my knowledge is concern that it happens due to smps problem,because it is not running more than 2 or 3 minutes,and it is producing some kind of music tone,so please help with the problem,whether i should change the smps or the hardware installation of the pc is not correctly.

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It might be a virus or trojan, get new and updated anti virus and instal on your pc

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