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Old 04-21-2004, 09:10 AM   #11 (permalink)
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if you are having a heating problem, get this or a similar product


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Old 04-21-2004, 04:28 PM   #12 (permalink)
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ok, thanks for the help. I downloaded that thing and if that dosen't work I might go to future shop and buy that fan.

BTW before I do that how could i clean the CPU HS.

I just remembered that it only happened a little while ago... when I played Morrowind it never shut down, but recently it does.

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Old 04-21-2004, 06:47 PM   #13 (permalink)
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ok it does it like every 5 mins now... i really need a solution quick.. heh.
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Old 04-21-2004, 08:17 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Default Re: While playing games comp shuts down

Originally posted by dustyboy316

I have an e-machine' laptop, 512 mb of ram, 32 mb grafx card, windows xp, amd athlon uhh i forget which version lol.

Well... when playing video games on the computer it shut down. It used to be like every 30-45 minutes, but recently it's about every 10 minutes. This is veryannoying.

Does anyone know the cause and/or solution to this?

Sounds like an over heating problem to me.

Just cooler has a cooling pad for notebook computers.

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Old 04-24-2004, 10:26 AM   #15 (permalink)
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I've had this problem many times... and everytime I've had it, updating my video card drivers and installing the latest version of Direct X, fixes it everytime.
How would I go about updating my vc drivers?
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Old 04-25-2004, 03:59 PM   #16 (permalink)
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no ideas?

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