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On & off by itself

by ElwoodPDowd / November 5, 2004 1:51 PM PST

I'm running a self built 1 gig CPU with 1/2 gig of memory CA 63 sn board with C:, D: and F: for video editing . 98SE , Norton AV is up to date . Sometimes change OS (in a drawer) to Win2K for DVD authoring. All of a sudden it goes on and off. If I'm working it doesn't happen but if I leave it alone for a while it will go black screen and reboot . Happened in 2K once I think, but happens a lot now in 98SE. External high volume fan and the CPU runs at 82 degrees C. On reboot scan disk runs...Have redone BIOS 3 times power usage has been reset , screen saver and hibernate are shut off ACPI has been toggled, tried everything I can think of . Anyone ever seen this?

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(NT) (NT) At 82 C degrees, I bet it won't be trouble free.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 5, 2004 11:54 PM PST
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Re: (NT) At 82 C degrees, I bet it won't be trouble free.
by ElwoodPDowd / November 7, 2004 9:21 PM PST

DOH! That was 86 degrees F. Never figured out what was wrong but now it's behaving, Is this really a science?

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