Might have a heat problem with CPU and commponents


my machine boots up fine but after about 15-20 minutes the system hangs and i have to reboot. The machines has recently been upgraded with new ram, motherboard, cdrom drive etc. and works fine aprt from the above


This question was answered on September 25, 2002. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.


Problem: the CPU might be overheating, or the componnents might be getting to hot Please see if you can put an extra fan inside the computer to cool your componnents Also, your MS-DOS path maybe to long.Windows and windows applications frequently add to the directory path.As a fix to this problem, start the computer from a system disk in drive A, or press CRTL C(Or Cntrl Break) before the path statement is reached in the autoexec.Bat file.

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Posted by Dan of Mesa Community College on September 25, 2002