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Dell Dimension 310 PC.

Machine inexpectedly shuts down, starts up, Shuts down, on, and on.

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  • warrenl914 Jun 10, 2008

    Not sure if the same issue. About a month ago, I shut down my server, and turned it back on a few hours later. the light in front blinked, fan was running and nothing else. About a week later it came back on like nothing was wrong. Then this past Saturday morning it went into sleep mode and off again. Once again the fan is running, front light is blinking orange, but nothing else.


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Many things could lead to yr problems. from viruses to hardware problems like ram, hard drives, mother board even missing files in windows dir could even cause inproper shut down.
so yu troubleshoot first by bringing out the mother board check for swollen capacitors then possible change the power pack with a diff one and trhen monitor the behaviour again.
thank u

Posted on May 29, 2008

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