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System failure untimely

Why does my pc goes off almost 3 times a day? it is networked with other computers and has an internet access on it.

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Hello balewa, Could be a lot of things, please forgive the general answers but you didn?t give a lot of details. Check the power setting/options in control panel and verify: -the monitor is set to turn off after some time has gone by. -that hibernation mode is off. -Boot the PC and enter the system BIOS. Some PCs have the ability to turn on and off based on the time of day. If none of this works then the next time it *turns off* see if any of the PC LEDs are on or flashing. Try hitting the keyboard, moving the mouse and waiting for a 5 or 10 seconds in case it?s just Windows a blank screen. If nothing try pushing the computers power button on and watch for any Windows errors indicating an improper shutdown. Post the results plus the operating system and any other pertinent information and we?ll pick up from there. Also don?t forget to rate the posting ????

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