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Tower intermittently loses power

My tower loses power and I can't seem to figure out why or what to do. I don't have to be using the computer. It can be turned on and not in use and and will suddenly turn off. The only way to get it working again is to unplug the three-pronged plug from the back and then plugging it and unplugging it until it comes back on. Sometimes this has to be done more than a dozen times. I tried the method on the power strip end, but that seems to have no effect on it. The only time it shuts down consistently is when I run a full Norton scan every Friday. Each time about 20 minutes into the scan it shuts down. I don't want to invest in any new cords, etc. until I'm pretty certain what the problem is. Thanks.

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  • unwantedlove Dec 17, 2008

    tower shuts off but leaves power for keyboard and mouse

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You need a new power supply !!!!

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