Why my computer keeps shutting off?

Question

my computer keeps shutting off every minute.. i had a friend's whose did this and she fixed it but doesn't remember how, and i can't seem to figure it out... i am thinking it might be some kind of virus, what do you think i can do?

Answer

This question was answered on February 12, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

I'm assuming by shutting off you mean going into hibernation (low power state) If that's right then go to the control panel then the power or energystar settings and change the power-down time Hope this helps.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on February 12, 2004