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comp shuts down on games,disk cleanup!!

my PC configuration is P-IV,3 Ghz,512MB RAM.i use WinXP-SP3

since a few weeks whenever any program involving higher memory requirements(higher number of computations) from the system is initiated,my PC just shuts down.these programs include:

-disk cleanup
-games(except for the windows' built-in ones)
-google earth
-websites using flash scripts like metacafe
-video conversion softwares

i've reformatted my computer completely but still am facing this problem.

please lemme know what's the solution to this thing!!

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add to that list anti-virus scanning of the hard disk :-|

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(NT) Does Event Viewer tell anything about the event.

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That's a typcial P 4 3.0GHz and ...

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