Computer is brokeddd

My computer randomly shuts programs down and it shuts itself down. When I have an application (game) open, my computer will sometimes exit the program on its own, and simply take me back to my desktop, it will freeze, and shut itself down, followed by rebooting, or it will blue screen. It causes bugsplats to occur, games to crash and not respond, otherwise the above issues happen. When watching livestreams, it causes Flash to crash, otherwise it'll simply freeze the computer/bluescreen. There are times where the audio freezes up, and clips and just repeats itself till the sound card crashes, but it doesn't freeze up the computer, I simply have to restart my computer to get volume back. I have updated my drivers, changed settings, not a virus, etc.etc.etc.

Windows 7
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When did you last clean your PC.

That is, the canned air and thermal paste renewal?

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"Clean"... :D

I have used a vacuum on the fans before... that's it. So I suppose I'm not entirely sure what you have in mind, but if you have an idea or can describe what "canned air and thermal paste renewal" strategies are, I'm all ears!

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Given this is a few $ fix...
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Went on got canned air and after I simply cleaned out my PC and replaced the broken fan I had EVERYTHING WORKS LIKE NEW! I had no idea how harsh temperatures could be on a computer... As soon as I had fans going and things cleared out I have had absolutely no problems... Thanks so much for your help!

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You're welcome.

Glad it worked out for you. It's a cheap fix so always best to try it first.

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Post was last edited on February 26, 2016 12:25 PM PST

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