frank103 July 19, 2011 at 20:18:47 Specs: Windows XP, (2) pentium 4 3.0GHZ
pc start then shuts down. i cleaned the heatsink and the fan. i depluged and repluged the ram too. it may be the problem but i dont know. i reset the bios batery too. it dont give me much time for me to check the bios info cause it shut down after 5 sec, the fan at max speed. but no heat coming out of heatsink. please help alot of peoples posted similar problems.
In the bios screen, you should be able to see what it's checking when it shuts down. It's probably a fatal error with the part that is being checked causing the problem(Maybe graphics card?). Get it replaced and you're good to go.
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