the cpu was previously shutdown due to a thermal event

December 15, 2011 at 10:49:31
Specs: Windows 7, core2qard 2.8ghz/4gb
the cpu was previously shutdown due to a thermal event(over heating)press enter any key.after every 5 minutes the PC shuts down itself. sometimes a long beep occurs and doesn't start for that i take out the RAM and insert it again then it starts working but again after 5 minutes it shuts down.

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December 15, 2011 at 11:16:57
Well your PC is simply overheating. Do standard checks.
Check to make sure your CPU fan is working properly, at full speed.
Make sure your motherboard and other hardware ain't covered in dust. Give it a good vacuum or use an air compressor to blast away the dust.
Make sure your PC is in an open, ventilated area.

See if it runs any better, if so install temperature software to monitor it.

If it's still going off and over heating rapidly, I assume it's an old PC and the processor has worn itself down.
If you need to buy a new processor, make sure you have a good heatsink + cooling fan before installing it. That will prevent it from overheating in the future.

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December 15, 2011 at 11:32:16
It's going to keep overheating until your fix it. Why are you continually trying to boot the system? And if you know the CPU is the problem, why are you messing with the RAM?

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December 15, 2011 at 17:49:52
And you can't do that too many times. It wrecks the processor.

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