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By tech2new ·
my desktop is always shutting down especialy when im using/watching a movie can somebody help me?

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Check for

by CaptBilly1Eye In reply to windows xp

...a possible heat problem.

Check all fans for proper operation.
Clean fans and heatsinks with compressed air.

If a video card overheats, it will shutdown and bring the system with it.

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Logs??

by Nimmo In reply to windows xp

Look at your event logs that should give you some idea as to why this is happening.

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If your Event Viewer discloses nothing at all ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to windows xp

It is generally an indication of a traumatic failure - a heat problem - the Event Viewer doesn't have time to register the error before the system shuts down

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