Question about Dell Inspiron 531s Desktop Computer
I have the same computer and I was having the same problem with the computer just shutting down for no reason. The fan would get very loud sometimes. I cleaned the inside real good and applied new silver thermal compound to the heatsink and the computer was still shutting off. I figured that the computer was not getting enough air flow inside it's small compact case so I opened the case to allow more air flow and put a small desk fan pointed to the inside. It now runs great and has stopped shutting down. I hope this helps you out.
Posted on Aug 18, 2011
You need to go to start>control panel >system> advanced>start up and recovery>and clear automatically restart.The next thing You need to do is get rid of all the programs you don't use any more.Start>control panel>add and remove programs(XP) Programs and Features(Vista & Win 7).Highlight a program and hit remove.The more programs you get rid of the more you reclaim hard drive space.Next start>all programs>accessories>system tools>disk cleanup.By now you should notice a boost in performance.You can buy a bigger hard drive if you want.I burn my pictures on DVDs and do the same with documents.One other thing that you can do later on is get rid of all your restore points by turning off and then turning it back on.be sure to make a new restore point.I hope this helps you.Thank You & good luck.
Posted on May 17, 2011
I found a similar issue on the net with Vista. Try to follow the instructions on this link..
Hope this helps
Posted on May 17, 2011
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