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my pc keeps shutting down (please help!!...)

by syphermat / October 31, 2009 9:32 PM PDT

hi all
my spec = Processor:
AMD Athlon(tm)64x2 Dual core 5000+
Memory:
3 GIG RAM
Hard Drive:
160 GIG SATA DRIVE
Video Card:
nMSI 9500GT/ SLI 1Gb
Operating System:
XP PRO sp2
Motherboard:
MSI -K9N-F SLI -V2
600w psu

right my problem is everytime i play hd games my pc looses internet connection and then turns it self off , this has just started to happend so i ran a diagnostics but it never finished cus it keeps turning off,please can you help me cus its driving me mad

thx all syphermat <uk>

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my os
by syphermat / October 31, 2009 9:43 PM PDT

im useing windows xp sp2 sorry i forgot to put it in !

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Re:my pc keeps shutting down (please help!!...)
by joeyanswers / October 31, 2009 9:45 PM PDT

Sounds suspiciously like a virus or spyware however before jumping to conclusions have you:

- Recently installed any new software or drivers
- Do you have up to date antivirus
- Have you added any new hardware to your system
- Are you able to boot your system in safe mode

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If not software it's hardware.
by Kees Bakker / October 31, 2009 10:26 PM PDT

The PSU seems powerful enough. So it could be heat. Check the fans and the heat paste on the CPU. See if there's a program to check the CPU temp when running. Run with the case off.

Kees

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pc shut down
by syphermat / November 1, 2009 1:53 AM PDT

ive checked everything im just wondering if it cud be the ram because i have x1gig kingston ddr2 667 and a 2gig 667 in mobo do they have to be put in a certain way not sure but still trying


thx syphmat

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