Why your computer is turning off?

Question

computer doesnt boot up. tries to load but fails. Initially it used to shut down on its own but now doesnt even start. Also cold start doesnt work - we need to switch it on before it tries to load something and fails - could it be bios virus or bad battery - help - impt have exams in 2 weeks.

Answer

This question was answered on March 2, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Your computer is overheating and you need to change your power suply, as well as clean you computer with a can of air compressor to free up any dust in your vent and fans aslo make surre you have at least 3 inches of space all around the computer for proper ventalation.

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Posted by linda of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 2, 2003