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My PC shut down suddenly

by TommyNguyen / March 19, 2007 5:27 AM PDT

I have Pentium 3.2 g with ECS motherboard. I usually work normally and suddenly shut off power. And when turn on, it work normal. It happen many times. Sometimes after 2 hours, sometimes after 5 hours.
Please help.

Thanks

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Try this test.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 19, 2007 5:32 AM PDT

Remove the case cover to let it run a little cooler. Does that help?

Bob

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PC turns itself OFF..??
by castingRod47 / March 19, 2007 6:42 AM PDT

I have never had this problem..
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You need to check the website that designed your Motherboard..
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The Intel Processor [Pentium 4] 3.2GHz..could possible shut down the PC..or you have ruined some portion of the device..
If you have the Executable BIT ruuning on that Proccessor/could you possible be running illegal software..??
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I would check my software for compatibility..w/Executable bit..
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other than that/????
....................I would review my PARTS LIST...since it seems you built this PC-youself..
.......................good luck....TommyNguyen

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Hey Rod, you confuse me
by Ray Harinec / March 19, 2007 7:53 AM PDT

The description that the poster describes is exactly what the Intel CPU's do when they get too hot. Yes they will throttle down to try to stay on, but if the temp gets too hot it issues the shutdown command.

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Try throttlewatch?
by Les28 / March 19, 2007 9:34 PM PDT
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