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Old 06-03-2012, 04:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So i have a acer extensa 5420 windows 7 and just 2 days ago after having it for years i cam to a problem i been trying to fix and cannot figure it out so please help me sumone.

the computer seems to shut down at completely random times mostly when i watch a video or play a game.
i have updated the drivers that were outdated
cleaned the fan
no over heating detected
scanned for viruses using both malware bytes and windows security essentials

please help im at a loss

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Old 06-03-2012, 09:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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When you say "no over heating detected" what exact temperatures are you getting? Did you check the CPU and the GFX temperatures? Either can crash the PC.
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When you say "no over heating detected" what exact temperatures are you getting? Did you check the CPU and the GFX temperatures? Either can crash the PC.

i ran speed fan:
hd0:38c
temp1:47c
temp2:44-50c
core:45c
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Get hwmonitor (free version) and post up a screenshot. I find speedfan to interpret temperatures wrong. This is just to verify.
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downloading now and will post a screen shot
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http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y184/spykeful/temp.png

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i figured that my fan was congested it was sick lol too much dust eating
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it started happening again any help will be appreciated
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