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Weird Power Failure In WinXP


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partyboym2

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I have never really had a problem with my computer since i recieved it about 4 months ago. I have a 250w ANTEC psu and I decided to replace one of the 80mm case fans. Now the computer either starts up and shuts down directly after the WinXP splash screen, or it shuts down during the loading of WinXP. PLZ help I need to know what I can do to fix this A.S.A.P. TY.
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gerryf

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shuts down completely?

As in off?

Heat related. Your CPU is trying to save itself.

Did you, by change, turn the case fan the wrong way? Disconnect the CPU fan by accident?
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im sure that the case fan in installed the right way and that the cpu fan is connected. i just dont know whats wrong, if its heat related then what should i do?
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May be u set up is wrong . Click on right click at the compter destop and then click properties . Then click on the tab call Screen savers . Then you click on power , And fix it by your self .
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remove the new case fan. Leave the case open for air.

Does the problem repeat?

If not

Short in case fan, perhaps
inadequate power supply (250 is a little low for modern systems)
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