acer M3970 crashes and restarts

January 11, 2013 at 04:49:37
Specs: Windows 7
pc just restarts itself whenever it feels like it with no warning. Sometimes Win won't start again and it comes up with Fatal System...... Nothing in the event log

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#1
January 11, 2013 at 05:24:03
Could be overheating.
Take a cover off & clean out the dust, put an external fan on & see if it behaves with the extra cooling. Make sure all the fans ( including the power supply ) are spinning fast, with the power off, give them a spin with a matchstick to make sure they are not stuck.

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#2
January 11, 2013 at 11:20:56
Just give us the EXACT error number that comes up when it bluescreens...that will give us a better idea of what the problem is.

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