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Old 03-28-2005, 06:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Yesterday, for no reason, after 4-5 hours of non-stop use, my PC started to shut down with no warning. This morning, it booted up, but when it started to get "hot" (load), it shut down. I suspect my little 350W PSU not being powerful enough for all my equipment. Could my suspition be correct? Should I get a new one? Now, I can't even log into my Win XP account. I click on my name, and then it shuts down. PSU problem?

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Old 03-28-2005, 04:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Nah doesn't sound like PSU issue if you can't even log into account. That said of course, I don't know what you have connected. To eliminate that, just disconnect anything you don't need from (ie CD ROM drives, external devices, any case modding lights etc) & see if it makes a difference.

If not the PSU, could be any number of things, such as over heating, virus etc

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Old 03-29-2005, 02:19 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Well, I really think it's a Windows problem, cause I tried booting up on an old Win 98 hdd and it worked well... It didn't crash at any time. I think I'll just do a format of the whole thing.
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Old 04-02-2005, 03:04 AM   #4 (permalink)
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what is the error exactly?
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Old 04-20-2005, 08:20 PM   #5 (permalink)
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i used to have that problem. i unplugged my scanner from the usb port and it stopped. kinda weird.
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