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Computer Shutting Down whenever i start it


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rck415

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Recently my computer has been shutting down when ever I play a game like Counter-strike, and when it shuts down, and I start it back up it shuts down in the middle of the loading screen where it says Windows Xp. I don't know whats going on and i'm thinking its a virus or so. After a couple trys of turning my computer on and off it goes back to normal but when I start Counter-strike and play a couple rounds it just shuts down.

Please Help. Thank You
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Hi rck415!

Seems to me like your computer is overheating.

Download Speedfan, using the link in my signature (The download link is in the first line of the second paragraph), and install it. Once it's installed, run the program and post here the temperatures it shows. The information I want you to post is the stuff that is circled in the example picture I have attached.

Check the temperatures when you first turn on your computer, and after you are able to get it to turn on after it shut downs while playing the game.

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Hi,
1. Right click on my computer
2. Left click on properties
3. Goto advanced tab
4. Click on settings for startup and recovery
5. Uncheck the option automatic restart on system failure and apply the settings.
6. Check if the system is getting restarted or not and let me know
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or-- you might check:
control panel< services < {find the software that is causing problems in the list}
and check to see if it is set to auto-restart if it hangs up--

but , i am sure fenor is more knowledgable here--
this is something that was causing a problem for me a while back

peace,

-t.
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rck415

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Posted Image

thats the current one right now

Edited by rck415, 17 February 2006 - 08:31 PM.

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I believe it's your processor that is overheating, but lets confirm this... What video card do you have?

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Edited by Fenor, 17 February 2006 - 08:33 PM.

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the video card i have is nvidia geforce fx5900
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Please go into the Event Viewer and see what errors occurred at the time your computer restarts.

Click START-->RUN and type EVENTVWR.MSC and hit ENTER.

Look under SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS for items with RED X's that happened at the SAME time as your problem...List them here.

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the system part didnt have any errors at all, all the problems were in applications, and all the red x's were either security center, application errors, and application hang
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the system part didnt have any errors at all, all the problems were in applications, and all the red x's were either security center, application errors, and application hang
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there are approximately 1,876 different application errors. Please help us to help you by giving us as much information as possible

Double click the error. Click the COPY button, paste the information here...please do not make us guess
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