Computer Hardware
Microsoft Windows

If your computer shuts off by itself and you can't run any scans or reformat it what can you do to fix it?


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October 06, 2005 10:37PM

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.