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Answered 2006-08-08 17:20:05

Often it is because the system is overheating and must shut down in order to avoid melting. Cleaning dust out of your computer, checking to make sure the fan, heat sink, and cooling system is working properly, or replacing (or installing) the cooling system may just take care of your problem. Also, you may have a virus, which can be removed with most retail anti-virus software.

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try to save the information not on that drive on which u have saved your computer..... n when u reboot only delete that partition on which u had saved your window Zain R Hamid