If your computer shuts off by itself and you can't run any scans or reformat it what can you do to fix it?
try to start it in safe mode by repeattedly tapping F8 while it boots up and you may be able to find the problem that way if it is a software issue but this will not help a hardware problem like a bad power suply or prossesor overheating will also cause instant shutdown to protect the chip.
you can know by: your computer shuts down by itself Sites keep opening realy fast by it self you keep getting annoying messages your computer gets really slow if you have a anti virus dececter it might find one YOU SHOULD KEEP AN ANTIVIRUS DECTETOR e.x NOTRON . Your computer keeps restarting it self If you open a website it closes by itself
If you get an error like a Security Warning and it makes you reset it with a countdown then it's probably a virus. Simply scan an AntiVirus and a Spyware program to fix this. If it just automatically shuts down then it's probably a problem with your computer getting overheated to fix this clean the dust out of your computer.. if you're not that familiar with the inside of a computer then I recommend taking…
A customer calls and reports that her computer shuts down and reboots on its own What is one possible cause?
Your computer has settings that tell it how long to stay on. I set the amount of time my Mac stays on before it shuts down to never. I shut it down manually except for Friday Nights because it is set to clean up that night by the factory. You should be able to find that place in your computer using your help command.
Your problem can be due to many reasons, maybe the power suply of your computer, maybe the power switch is not well attached to the motherboard, etc... You don't say which operating system you are running and what kind of machine you have, so let's make some more research. I supose is your personal computer and you don't have installed any kind of software to limit the access to your PC. I recommend you to…