why my computer shutdown automatically in xp

September 19, 2012 at 05:36:16
Specs: Windows XP
after start on my computer my xp properly opened but after 3 to 5 minutes it is shutdown automatically. Please give any advice to stop automatic shutdown.

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September 19, 2012 at 06:02:37
Possible causes of automatic total shutdown:

-Overheating- not likely because the PC shuts down too soon, but you can use SpeedFan to check the CPU temps. => SpeedFan.

-Bad RAM
-Bad PSU.

Download Memtest86+ .iso from HERE, burn it to a CD and boot from it to check for RAM problems. Report the results.

CD Burning Program: HERE

PS. How many RAM sticks do you have in your PC?

Google is your friend



Have a GREAT day!

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