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my computer turns on but then it turns off

Q: my computer turns on but then it turns off

my computer turns on,, i see the windows windows xp logo but then it turns off by it self.help!!!

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A: my computer turns on but then it turns off

Don't worry - This is a common issue - I ask, can you boot into the OS using SAFE MODE?

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After getting a couple blue screens I am having the following issue When I turn my computer on the fans and drives all start up After approx seconds the computer shuts itself off After another seconds the computer turns itself back on again This time it stays on but i have no monitor output I don t hear a beep video Computer on has turns then turns no output off back on, turns but which tells me it is probably not posting I have read a few other threads that have a similar issue but not the same I am thinking it is either the mobo GPU or PSU I would like any guidance and assistance that you guys can give me on this specifically what i should look at first and how to diagnose Thanks system specs below ASUS P Q Pro ATX Intel Motherboard Intel Core Duo E GHz LGA W Dual-Core Processor EVGA GeForce GTX Core -P - -AR Video Card Antec EA W Power Supply OCZ GB x GB -Pin DDR PC Dual Channel Kit Memory nbsp

A:Computer turns on, turns off then turns back on but has no video output

Motherboard Short

I have helped somebody who had a similar issue and it was the motherboard being shorted out by the case. We took the motherboard out of the case and it booted up just fine. Something you might want to try before purchasing new components.
 

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Hi

My friends computer turns on for 5 seconds and turns off and during that 5 seconds preiod the computer makes a weird noise like beping sound.
His computer is Dell and its XP iam affarid i dont have much of his computers specs. If any one can suggest how he could solve it.

thank you for reading and helping
 

A:my friends computer turns on for 5 seconds and turns off again automaticly plz help

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A:External DVD CDRW Drive turns off, turns on, turns off...etc.

Did the unit ship with drivers? ?
It also might be a cable issue. Inspect that cable or try a new one and or another USB port. If you have it on the front of the case try it on a rear USB port. I've seen machines where the front ports carried less power than the rear ones.

patio.
 

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So, I installed Vista yesterday and it was working like a charm and last night I turned the computer off.

I woke up this morning, pressed the power button, lights/fans/computer came on for a few seconds (3 seconds approximately) and then the computer just shut off instantly, then another 3 secondsish later it turned back on and did the same thing, and it keeps doing it.
The only way I could fix it was by unplugging the power cable and turning off the switch at the power socket, I thought it may was a one-off thing.

I left the computer on, got back about 6 hours later and the computer was off (nobody turned it off, no power blackouts etc), I turned it on and it did the same thing. So I had to turn it off at the power etc and it boots up fine and it works.

This wasn't happening until I installed Vista.

Thanks in advance.

A:Computer turns on for a few seconds then turns off [loop]

I just realised, I haven't been shutting the computer down, just been clicking the power button in the Start Menu (which I have just realised isn't shut down - hovered over it: Keeps your session in memory and puts the computer in a low-power state so that you can quickly resume working). I'm fair sure this is "Sleep" (Vista noob).
I just went into Power Options and saw that Sleep was set to 1 hour, so I'm assuming:

* Last night I put my computer into sleep
* Today it went into sleep by itself (after 1 hour)

Therefore it's a problem with the sleep mode?

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My computer turns off then pressed again and turns on fine. This maybe due i went cheap and got a psu with case but i believe it needs to warm up for it to turn on.

Thanks for the help!
 

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So when I plug the LAN cord in to the computer the lights on the LAN card turn on. But when I turn on the computer the LAN card turns off. I've installed the most recent drivers and still nothing. Is there something that I am missing?
 

A:Lan Card Turns off When computer turns on?!

Make and model of computer?
Make and model of the LAN card?

What, if any, error messages are you getting?
Have you gone into Properties for the LAN card to see if it has any diagnostics?
 

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A:computer turns on and then turns right back off

Processor: AMD FXClick to expand...

You didn't fully describe the AMD FX processor you have. Here is the supported list of FX processors for that motherboard.
 

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okay so i am able to turn my computer on for a few seconds but then it automatically shuts itself off after a few seconds but the thing is after letting it sit for a couple seconds it says something about how the clocks on my processor have been overclocked too high and asks if it wants me to restore them, so i do that and then the computer works fine, but then when i turn it off and turn it back on it does the exact same thing until i get that message again.

any ideas on how i can fix this?

i've tried manually reducing the clocks on my cpu even though they were already at stock clocks and that didnt work

system specs:
windows 7 ultimate 64bit
intel core 2 quad q6600 @ 2.4ghz standard clocks
4gb ddr2-800 ram
ati hd 4760 1gb ddr3

please and thank you

A:computer turns on for a few seconds then turns off

Try resetting the bios on the motherboard.

You can do this by opening up the computer and remove the battery and then reinstall. There are also a jump to do the samething, but you have to look at your motherboards manual /user guide to see where it's located.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/246355-computer-turns-few-seconds-then-turns-off.html
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If you can please help me!
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Hi I m having trouble with two of my desktops Desktop Problem When all cords and such are plugged in I press the power button The desktop turns on for about - seconds and then HELP! restarts turns repeatedly, black turns on to on and screen Desktop other restarts The bios doesn t flash the os doesn t boot As far as I can tell the desktop restarts indefinitely Any ideas what s going on here --Desktop Type HP Pavilion a W I found someone with a similar problem here Desktop Problem HELP! Desktop turns on and restarts repeatedly, other turns on to black screen I bought some M Dust Remover a few days ago I disconnected power along with everything else from a desktop of mine Pulled the cover off and started blowing the dust out of the case I put everything back together plugged it in and the desktop doesn t work It boots to a blank screen with the the power and hard drive led s stuck on on the front of the desktop The led on the back of the power supply turns on I can hear the hard drive spin up it detects the cd dvd drives floppy drive and then just hangs with the led s stuck on Anyone have an idea what might be going on here --Desktop Type Compaq Presario S NX Thanks for the help I m hoping to get atleast one of these back online w o buying a whole new desktop -Chris nbsp

A:HELP! Desktop turns on and restarts repeatedly, other turns on to black screen

Hi….

Desktop 1:

Do you see anything on your screen at all while this is happening?

Have you tried to press the setup key to see if the BIOS will come up and make changes?

Do you have any USB devices (other than keyboard or mouse) hooked up? If so, try disconnecting them and see if it will at least POST or attempt to go into the OS.

WARNING: Before checking the capacitors, disconnect the power cord on your system and press & hold the POWER button to allow the power to discharge! Also, you should always ground yourself before touching computer components to prevent static discharge!

Just FYI, some of the motherboards in this series of HP’s have issues with the capacitors.

You should take a look at the capacitors to see if the tops of them are raised or discolored. Also, if you put your finger on the top of the capacitors, they should feel as if they are INDENTED and not flush or raised. Raising or discoloration (up to and including a black tar looking substance on the tops indicate a leaking capacitor).

Desktop 2:

Any POST sounds (beeps) produced at all?

Have you tried the monitor from Desktop 1 on this one?

Anything at all displayed on the monitor, to include CHECK CABLE message?

Recommendation: Open the case again and ensure that all the cards, memory, drive cables and so forth are all connect properly and not loose or dislodged.

Do you know how to RESET your BIOS to default using the onboard jumpers?

Here is a detailed link on troubleshooting this issue:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...cc=us&dlc=en&product=338684&rule=4566&lang=en

Thanks and keep us up-to-date!

Shane

Found another good link:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...788&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=338684&lang=en
 

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Referring to a Toshiba Tecra 9100, model no: PT910E-602SF-EN

The power button normally doesn?t turn it on at all, though occasionally it boots up normally, starts to load windows, then always cuts out after 5-15 seconds anyway.

It still charges up the batteries fine, but won?t turn on. I?ve checked the ram, hard-drive, and I re-set the bios to defaults - nothing stops it from cutting out if you can get it to turn on.

Any ideas what could be the problem? Any help appreciated, it?s the second time one I?ve had - the same problem last time!

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Hey,

Have you already tried cleaning the fan? Maybe a lot of dust is blocking the fan so the notebook can?t start and turns off itself due a higher temperature. It would be worth a try cleaning it.

But in my opinion you have everything done what you can do and it looks like a mainboard malfunction. If cleaning the fan doesn?t help I think the mainboard is defective or something else. If you are familiar with notebook disassembling you can try to repair it yourself with second hand parts. Otherwise it?s time for a new notebook I think?

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Jumpers? Settings? Anything?
 

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A:PC turns retarded, shuts off after few seconds, turns back on

Reset the mother board a few times....Click to expand...

Do you mean you have tried resetting the bios jumper, on the Motherboard?
If not do that.

Also, have you tried disconnecting all HDD; Floppy; CD data cables (from the motherboard end (actually I'd do case fan too and front USB connection to motherboard)
If this works, you will need to put one back in at a time, until you find the problem

Usually this fault is related to faulty Ram or CPU
 

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A:My comp turns on for 5seconds and turns off or dosnt turn on at all

Have you tried checking on the fan/ ventilation? i use to have this problem with my P3. fan was jam with debris/ dust. when i boot up, it was fine, once i go in to window it freeze. After i got the fan moving (cleaning the dust) it works fine.

Hope it works for you.

Oh, Zenosincks mght have a point there too. Thought my experience was on the CPU. Cheers,
 

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A:My PC, turns off for 3 seconds after turning on then turns back on

Seriously, I'd take this back to the shop and have them fix this at their expense. I would also take note of the parts you have now and compare them when it is returned.
 

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A:Firewall turns off and upon startup and then turns back on

That's normal, in my experience.

Not just with Windows firewall but any other firewall I've played with...the network connection is the last line of system defense when the system boots.

The firewall won't allow contact with the Internet...until the system is totally setup and out of danger. The firewall activates (along with the other startup items), then the network connection is made.

Louis

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A:laptop turns on for 1-2 seconds then turns off

Welcome nabbed_clones.

Could you mention the make and model of your laptop please and explain what the odd beeping noise is (e.g., is it a quick one beep noise, or long beep noise, or many different beeps?) Any other sounds?

(Have you tried turning on the laptop with the mains power plugged in and the battery out?).

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A:Monitor turns on for a second and turns off

maybe electric power cable is loose connettion. Pls check and change power cable
 

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Please help, i am so frustrated
 

A:HELP - my pc turns on for 1 second, lights up and then turns off.

I don't know if this would be it but I have seen this type of problem on a computer that turned out to have a bad power and reset switch. One way to check to see if this is the case pull off the wires for the power switch and reset button going to your board. Then you would want to find something like a screw driver or something that you could cross the power pins with and see if the machine does the same thing.
 

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hp z820 turns on and turn off. doesn't show any video. i have changed the powersupply but no results. any help would be appreciated.

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Please help! I have recently bought a new PC for my girlfriend, a Packard Bell iMedia 2459. We bought a Microsoft optical wireless mouse and keyboard set to go with it, which works perfectly. The weird thing is that when the computer is turned off (not hibernating, but properly shut down), if you move the mouse at all, the computer springs to life and starts booting up.

If anyone can suggest anything to try to stop this from happening, it would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you, Jon.
 

A:Computer Turns Itself On!

Hello and welcome to TGS
In bios there should be an option to disable this feature.
It probably located in the boot section of bios
BTW this feature is not a default option, it has been enabled manually
 

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I have a toshiba labtop with windows xp.

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My computer turns off and on and off and on I thought I needed some utilities or something so I bought Norton Systemworks I have scanned for viruses etc Fixed lots and on and turns off off on Computer and of stuff But when I try Norton WinDoctor Wizard and scan the Windows Registry ActiveX com sections the scanning seems to get stuck on a CLSID A -D - - - BOD CA Then the computer shuts down and goes to a black and white screen that says Reboot with CD If I turn the computer off manually at that point then back on Windows XP will start up Then I get a message about quot Computer turns off and on and off and on Error Computer turns off and on and off and on loading C Windows Bxxs dll quot If I say OK sometimes I then get or three of those Microsoft Computer turns off and on and off and on send don t send messages Finally this whole process takes about minutes I am able to log on The other scans work fine and as long as I am actively using the computer it doesn t seem to shut down But if I go answer the phone or take a break for too long again the computer turns off and on and off and on Can anyone help me nbsp

A:Computer turns off and on and off and on

Jordan1

I would suggest you download a copy of Grisofts FREE Anti-Virus program.

http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_index.php

More than once it has found problems on my system that Nortons missed.
You can also do a free virus scan here, http://housecall.trendmicro.com/

Doc
 

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I've had my computer for a couple of months, and it's been great so far. However, the other day I removed the DVD drive because it was getting jammed. It might not be because of that, but now the PC keeps turning off after a few seconds of the loaded desktop. It boots fine, loads fine, the desktop comes up perfectly, but after a few seconds the mouse lags and then the computer reboots with no errors or anything. What could it be? It runs fine in safe mode.
 

A:Computer turns on and off

Check the power supply connections first

There are are four connections I'd look at first. There's a square connector with four wires and a clip, usually near the processor; and there's a big rectangular connector with 24 pins that I'd check. These are the power connectors.

After that, I would check the two connectors to the hard drive.

Still having problems after that? Then I would suspect something in the operating system is telling it to shut off.
 

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A:Computer turns off by itself

This was the response that was sent to my e mail from the tech support guy forum:

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I was told to remove my entry from the Windows 2000 forum and place it here. I downloaded the patch onto my computer. I ran the spyboat search and destroy application again and part way thru my computer shut off.

Thanks.
 

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I have tried a different power supply and only with the mobo, and cpu fan plugged in, but the same thing happens.

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I have also made sure that the motherboard is not being shorted out. Can anyone suggest something that i could try?
 

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A:Computer turns itself off,

Is this a lap top or a desktop?

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P.S this message is written by using another computer. not the one that is damaged.
 

A:Computer turns off by itself. HELP?

Sounds like your processor is overheating or a hardware failure, probably a bad capacitor on the motherboard.
 

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A:Computer turns on, then off, then on etc..

I think it may be the power supply unit (PSU). This may be overheating and the thermal cut-out is doing what it should. Check the fan(s) in the PSU work OK - if not, try cleaning them with a small clean paintbrush.
Best bet is to try another PSU - maraginally cheaper and a lot easier to replace than the motherboard.
 

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A:Computer Turns Off By Itself

Can you be a little more specific on what programs and a little more descriptive? Are there any error messages, does the screen go blank or just freeze?
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A:computer turns off

cricketuse,
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Symantec did not remove everything as it should. This is a common problem.
To completely remove Norton Antivirus, Download and Run the Norton Removal Tool for your version of Windows.
http://www.symantec.com/norton/supp...e=public_web&docurl=20080710133834EN&ln=en_US
Perform the DownLoad for your version of Windows (download to your desktop as it says).
On your desktop, click on Norton Removal Tool and follow the instructions.
Please Be patient. This tool removes hundreds of files and settings. It will let you know when it's done.
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Perform a Custom Fix with OTL
Run OTL (Right click and choose "Run as administrator" in Vista/Win7)

In the Custom Scans/Fixes box at the bottom, paste in the following lines from the Code box (Do not include the word "Code"):

Code:

:Commands
[CREATERESTOREPOINT]


:OTL
IE - HKU\S-1-5-21-1943577299-1749160357-1101987479-1000\..\URLSearchHook: - No CLSID value found
IE - HKU\S-1-5-21-1943577299-1749160357-1101987479-1000\..\URLSearchHook: {2b2505fa-fd68-0144-9128-cd617bdca8c2} - C:\Program Files\SocialRibbons LP2\Helper.dll ()
[2011/09/18 14:47:23 | 000,000,000 | ---D | M] (Searchqu Toolbar) -- C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Roaming\mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\wpytcw1y.default\ex tensions\{99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7}(59)
[2011/07/17 23:39:04 | 000,000,000 | ---D | M] ("ArcadeWeb") -- C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Roaming\mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\wpytcw1y.default\ex tensions\[email protected]
[2011/09/18 14:34:09 | 000,001,945 | ---- | M] () -- C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Roaming\mozilla\firefox\profiles\wpytcw1y.default\se archplugins\bing-zugo.xml
[2012/07/12 10:02:30 | 000,000,000 | ---D | M] (Java Console) -- C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0033-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
File not found (No name found) -- C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINDOWS ILIVID TOOLBAR\DATAMNGR\FIREFOXEXTENSION
File not found (No name found) -- C:\USERS\OWNER\APPDATA\ROAMING\MOZILLA\FIREFOX\PROFILES\WPYTCW1Y.DEFAULT\EX TENSIONS\{12A9DB21-42A2-492D-A85C-CDDE0C88B608}
File not found (No name found) -- C:\USERS\OWNER\APPDATA\ROAMING\MOZILLA\FIREFOX\PROFILES\WPYTCW1Y.DEFAULT\EX TENSIONS\{28387537-E3F9-4ED7-860C-11E69AF4A8A0}
File not found (No name found) -- C:\USERS\OWNER\APPDATA\ROAMING\MOZILLA\FIREFOX\PROFILES\WPYTCW1Y.DEFAULT\EX TENSIONS\{5911488E-9D1E-40EC-8CBB-06B231CC153F}
File not found (No name found) -- C:\USERS\OWNER\APPDATA\ROAMING\MOZILLA\FIREFOX\PROFILES\WPYTCW1Y.DEFAULT\EX TENSIONS\[email protected]
[2011/03/18 14:32:12 | 000,091,552 | ---- | M] (Coupons, Inc.) -- C:\Program Files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npCouponPrinter.dll
[2011/03/18 14:32:14 | 000,091,552 | ---- | M] (Coupons, Inc.) -- C:\Program Files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npMozCouponPrinter.dll
CHR - plugin: Shockwave Flash (Enabled) = C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\NPSWF32.dll
O2 - BHO: (Google Toolbar Notifier BHO) - {AF69DE43-7D58-4638-B6FA-CE66B5AD205D} - C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\5.2.4204.1700\swg.dll (Google Inc.)
O3 - HKLM\..\Toolbar: (no name) - 10 - No CLSID value found.

:Files
ipconfig /flushdns /c

:Commands
[emptyjava]
[emptyflash]
[EMPTYTEMP]
Then click the Run Fix button at the top.
Let the program run unhindered, and click to allow the Reboot when it is done.
When the computer Reboots, and you start your usual account, a Notepad text file will appear.
Copy the contents of that file and post it in your next reply.
That is the FIX log file. It will also be available and named by timestamp here: C:\_OTL\Moved Files\mmddyyyy_hhmmss.log
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After posting the Resulting log, Please Rescan as follows:
Open OTL again and click the Quick Scan button. Post the new log it produces, OTL.txt, in a separate reply.

askey127
 

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What would you do in this situation?:

You leave your computer on all the time, and all this time you have had no problems. Starting last month you have found the computer off. This has happened about 10 times. Sometimes you must reach around the case and turn the power switch off and then on before the main boot-up button will work. A few times lately you have found Windows XP in a semi-frozen state (the screen is black and you can do no more than see and move the mouse pointer).

Perhaps I might have a virus? My only antivirus is AVG and my modem is NetZero dial-up. I have backed up my files - next step?
 

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pc turn off itself when a heavy task is to be done and when i start it immediately then it keep on switching off. then for some time i keep it turn off and then it works fine for some time. help me out. windows was formatted by me twice.. so no case of virus.

Powersupply was ok from many years...if this would be the problem then why it doesn't start when it turns off itself and works fine for some time when it is off for sometime??

A:Computer turns off itself

Listing all your computer specs including make, model and wattage of PSU would get you better help here. Also go into your BIOS and report back what the temps and voltages are.

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A:Computer turns itself off!

Fine. Can someone atleast tell me how to cool a computer down!?!?!

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A:Computer turns off.

closing duplicate, original is at https://forums.techguy.org/threads/shuts-down-when-put-to-sleep.1168163/. Please do not start duplicate threads for the same issue.

thanks,

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A:Computer Turns Off By Itself

Hi,What computer do you have, eg, HP Pavilion D4085 or Dell Dimension 2400. Does the computer turn off after a specific interval? How long would the computer stay up before turning off spontaneously?Sam.

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A:Computer turns itself off

That nasty sound can be 1 of 3 things.

1) power supply fan

2) CPU fan

3) Hard drive

If any of them start to die, the computer may shut itself off to stop further damage. You really need to pin down where the sound is coming from, maybe by taking the case off.

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A:Computer turns itself on

if your comp is completely shut down/powered off.....your disconected from the internet also.
do you mean on standby?
 

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Hi
My computer does this
1 press switch at plug to on, lights flash on the keyboard
2 Press power on switch on tower
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4 Turns itself off
5 pressing power button now does nothing
6 press switch at wall to off
7 Go back to one
I have tried a new power supply unit and this made no difference

I have also noted that if i keep reset pressed whilt i press the power on button the computer runs for around ten seconds before it turns itself off

Any suggestions?

Stu
 

A:computer turns itself off

You might wanna try the following.
Only connect the mb,cpu,cooler,minimal RAM & vga. So no HD or cd-rom or other pci cards.

Try resetting your CMOS

If you still have it then, (IMO) i think its the motherbord that shortcircuits something.

Greets Crazy,
 

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A:my computer turns itself off

Hi and welcome to TSF.

Lets start off with this....

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.


The Temp folders should be cleaned out periodically as installation programs and hijack programs leave a lot of junk there. Download CleanUp! ( Alternate Link if main link don't work) and install it. You will use this later.


Go to My Computer >Tools >View >Folder Options tab and make sure that Show hidden files and folders is enabled. Also make sure that the System Files and Folders are showing / visible. Uncheck the Hide protected operating system files option.



For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).



Reboot your system in Safe Mode (By repeatedly tapping the F8 key until the menu appears).



Open Hijack This and click on Scan. Check the following entries (make sure you do not miss any)


O8 - Extra context menu item: SHARP ???!?? - res://C:\Program Files\Sharp\PowerEJ\BIN\QuickTrans.ocx/234
O8 - Extra context menu item: SHARP ?????? - res://C:\Program Files\Sharp\PowerEJ\BIN\QuickTrans.ocx/235
O9 - Extra button: ???!?? - {4656E186-A680-11D3-8B9B-00C04FBC64EC} - res://C:\Program Files\Sharp\PowerEJ\BIN\QuickTrans.ocx/234 (file missing) (HKCU)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: ?????? - {4656E186-A680-11D3-8B9B-00C04FBC64EC} - res://C:\Program Files\Sharp\PowerEJ\BIN\QuickTrans.ocx/234 (file missing) (HKCU)
O18 - Protocol: bw+0 - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw+0s - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw-0 - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw-0s - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw00 - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw00s - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw10 - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw10s - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw20 - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw20s - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw30 - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw30s - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw40 - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
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A:Need help computer just turns off

Does it restart or just turn off? If it stays off then maybe your PSU is faltering.
 

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I've been having an issue for around six months now. As the title suggests, my computer turns itself on without any physical contact, and I am clueless as to why.

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It could have a pattern, but I'm not sure.

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A:Computer turns itself on by itself.

Is the BIOS set to turn the computer on when power is restored - mine at the office is set that way so that I can remote in as needed.

Edit: the thinking being that your power fluctuations might be enough to cause it to think that power was out and then restored.

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A:computer turns on by itself

Not sure how this could be anything other than a hardware defect. The Dell warranty is for less than a year?
 

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A:Computer turns on by itself

Some BIOS do have a power on timer setting.

Also if the Wake On Ring is enabled, the phone ring is detected by the modem and wakes the computer.
 

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A:help, computer just turns off

  
Quote: Originally Posted by danil11


Have built new pc,

msi k9agm2 motherboard, athlon x2 4200+ processor, 3 gb ram ddr 2 (1X 2bg stick crucial ballistix 1x 1gb stick regular crucial ram) 1TB sata hard drive, palit 8400 gs 512mb graphics card, 450W psu. Have had problems when using spotify,playing facebook games and other games, cannot perofrm user index test. Only running these tasks the computer just turns off, all drivers are current and up to date, no hardware issues or software conflicts. i can stream movies in hd to my bluray player with no problem, i can play hd movies directly onto the comp display with no issues there are no issues in my action centre and kasp internet security and win defender both say that there are no viruses. I have had the computer on idle for three days now with no issue. Any sugestions?


This issue can occur by kernel portion components, such as a hardware device, third-party drivers, backup software or anti-virus services (buggy services). I suggest you perform the following steps to begin troubleshooting the issue.

1. Disable "Automatically restart" option;
a. Click Start men and type "Sysdm.cpl", and press Enter.
b. Switch to "Advanced" tab and click "settings" button of "Startup and Recovery".
c. Uncheck the "Automatically restart" option and click "OK" to exit.
2. Perform a Clean Boot
a. How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
3. Check Event Viewer Log
a. Click Start men and type "Event Viewer" and select the entry from the list.
b. View the entries for "Critical" and "Error".

From your post I am guessing that you use Kaspersky, is that correct? If so, I just had multiple problems with it on 2 separate computers and have since replaced it; problems were corrected after removal.

HTH

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A:Computer turns itself off

If you have a reset switch button in front switch your power on connections to the reset pins and use that to turn on the pc
 

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A:Computer turns on

I suspect the computer is not entirely free of malware.Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Orange Blossom

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A:Computer turns off

I recently had a similar problem.
Had to take the computer apart to find it.
Turned out a loose screw had gotten stuck
behind the motherboard and was pulling the
voltage down.

Another cause may be that a motherboard standoff
may have been installed in the wrong place.
They should only be installed where they line up
with the holes in the motherboard.
When the components on the motherboard heat up,
The board can flex and make contact with an out of
place standoff.

You might want to run memtest on the system.
Memory can have problems without setting off
alarms in the system.
 

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A:Computer Turns off

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A:Computer Turns Itself On

Go into thew BIOS, and make sure that 'wake on lan' or something similar is disabled. Otherwise, everytime it gets a ping from the router, it will start up. Wake on lan is used to remotely start a machine, but can't be used these days really by the home type computer exactly because of that reason.

Scorp.
 

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All threats now seem to be removed from my computer, but, it still keeps turning itself off every day.

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A:Computer turns itself off

Here is a copy of malwarebytes scan results:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.38
Database version: 2386
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

8/07/2009 5:04:07 a.m.
mbam-log-2009-07-08 (05-04-07).txt

Scan type: Full Scan (C:\|D:\|)
Objects scanned: 192240
Time elapsed: 53 minute(s), 7 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 1
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 23
Folders Infected: 3
Files Infected: 18

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{71848431-9c3e-4217-9f76-4772c41e44e5} (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\AntiVirusDisableNotify (Disabled.SecurityCenter) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\FirewallDisableNotify (Disabled.SecurityCenter) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{110fdb62-5b23-49b8-a95f-e6eedd08d880}\DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger) -> Data: 213.174.139.72 192.168.1.254 -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{553e1997-8be1-4d85-b058-bfceb7b7c03a}\NameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger) -> Data: 213.174.139.72,192.168.1.254 -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{c652d9ed-f96c-4b65-bdb7-6383fc98a4e1}\DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger) -> Data: 213.174.139.72 192.168.1.254 -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{dd29f92d-7737-4325-9538-9a6ee1910511}\DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger) -> Data: 213.174.139.72 192.168.1.254 -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{fdd5763d-fe61-4d96-9417-02166acb4088}\DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger) -> Data: 213.174.139.72 192.168.1.254 -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{110fdb62-5b23-49b8-a95f-e6eedd08d880}\DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger) -> Data: 213.174.139.72 192.168.1.254 -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{553e1997-8be1-4d85-b058-bfceb7b7c03a}\NameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger) -> Data: 213.174.139.72,192.168.1.254 -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{79651d6d-6aa0-4079-9ce2-f0d241016ee3}\DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger) -> ... Read more

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A:Computer turns off by itself

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A:Computer turns on then off

Check that the cpu heatsink is still properly attached. If that is a 775 cpu the stock heatsinks are VERY HARD to attach properly.
 

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A:Computer turns self off

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A:Computer turns on but nothing..

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A:Computer turns itself off.

you may have a broken wire in one of the cables
start with the dangerous one and replace the power lead

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A:Computer turns off

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I erased the hardrve, formated and then installed a fresh copy of windows. so that must rule out a software problem, right?




This is probably true - but there are a buch of "maybe's" associated with it. For example, there's an Asus driver that will cause these problems on a fresh install of Win7.

So, let's start with these free diagnostics/stress tests and we'll move on from there:

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H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
HD Diagnostic (read the details at the link) - Test ALL of the hard drives.

Also, please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: Free Online AntiMalware Resources (read the details at the link)
There are also free, bootable antivirus disks at this link: Free Online AntiMalware Resources - Bootable Disks




Then, if the above tests pass, I'd try these free stress tests:

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FurMark download site: FurMark: VGA Stress Test, Graphics Card and GPU Stability Test, Burn-in Test, OpenGL Benchmark and GPU Temperature | oZone3D.Net
FurMark Setup:
- If you have more than one GPU, select Multi-GPU during setup
- In the Run mode box, select "Stability Test" and "Log GPU Temperature"
Click "Go" to start the test
- Run the test until the GPU temperature maxes out - or until you start having problems (whichever comes first).
NOTE: Set the alarm to go off at 90?C. Then watch the system from that point on. If the system doesn't display a temperature, watch it constantly and turn it off at the first sign of video problems. DO NOT leave it it unmonitored, it can DAMAGE your video card!!!
If the temperature gets above 100?C, quit the test - the video card is overheating.
- Click "Quit" to exit





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Prime95 download site: Free Software - GIMPS
Prime95 Setup:
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The easiest way to figure this out is to go to Task Manager...Performance tab - and see the number of boxes under CPU Usage History
Then run the test for 6 to 24 hours - or until you get errors (whichever comes first).
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More details on the use of this test: Torture test your CPU with Prime95





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More Video Stress Tests:
1. Thanks to VirGnarus for finding this test: https://simtk.org/home/memtest
2. Two other video stress tests (may be more stressful than FurMark):
NOTE: I have had reports that some ISP's will block this website
Video Memory stress Test - ???* NVIDIA / ??????? / VMT
Artifact Locator - ???* NVIDIA / ??????? / Artifact Locator
Sorry, but I don't read the language that this website is made in.
3. Another interesting test that came to my attention: Download - OCCT Website english
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A:Computer turns on by itself

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A:Computer turns on... sometimes

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I read some comments on this site and went into my Bios, i made sure that wake up on lan ws disabled. i then went into boot section and saw:

boot form hard drive, cd-rom, nothing, inte (network), as the boot sequence. so i took off the last entry which i guess is my network card, will that help my problem?

the other weird thing is that i set a password in my bios, so that everytime i turn the pc on and befor windows boots i am prompted for a password. What i dont get is how is the pc able to open on its own , bypass the password prompt, and load windows. Is this a hacker problem? can a hacker open a computer that is shut down?

Let me know what u guys think
 

A:Computer turns on by itself

I'd check your power supply. What motherboard, processor, and power supply (brand and wattage) and video card do you have? It seems like a fault there, like the power button or something.

--kitty
 

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A:Computer Turns Itself Off...

101C for the CPU? Too hot.
 

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A:My computer turns on and off right away

Make and model of the mobo ?
 

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A:Computer turns on and then right off

Have you ever dusted out the guts?
 

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A:computer turns off when ever it wants to

how long has this been going on? did you make any h/w or software changes at about the time when this anomaly started?

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A:Computer turns itself on

If you're running Windows 2000 or XP, you may have the Sasser worm. Take a look at http://www.microsoft.com/security/incident/sasser.asp. It should tell you how to remove it.

Once that's done, scan your computer with an up-to-date antivirus program. If you do not have one, you can use one from Trend Micro House Call (right-side of the screen). Have it remove anything it finds.

Now, download Adaware SE, Spybot Search & Destroy and HiJack This 1.98.2.

Install and update all definitions of Adaware and Spybot before running.

Reboot between each program.

Close all browsers and programs, run HiJack This. Do not check any boxes and save your log onto your desktop.

Open the log, copy and paste it in this thread.

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A:Computer turns off after 5 sec

Hello and Welcome to TSF

Change the power supply. Make sure you replace it with one that is compatible with your hardware configuration.

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