Solved My computer shuts down on start up

February 10, 2017 at 11:06:43
Specs: Windows 7
My computer shuts down on start up, sometimes it makes to the manufactures page then shuts down other times, it makes it to the windows page before shut down,. Good news.. after 2-3 attempts to start, it finally works fine. Oh yeah I ma not too computer savvy. Please help!!!

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February 10, 2017 at 11:25:23
Please post the make/model of your computer. Specs too, if you know them. It could be the power supply is failing.

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February 10, 2017 at 19:07:07
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Another thing that can cause that is bad motherboard capacitors, especially those surrounding the cpu. Bad electrolytic capacitors can have a 'puffy' look like a soda can that's been in the freezer and often show a dried residue on top from leakage. Something like this:

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