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Q: When Computer turns on Web audio turns on

When I boot up my computer or restart, and not always but most times, audio from my home web page of ESPN comes on. No web pages have been opened. I can adjust the audio. If I go to the web page I can see which videos the audio came from and if I open them they are behind. It just goes away after a bit 5-10 minutes. Any way to know which port is open or if there is a problem. I am on DSL.

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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.
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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.

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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.

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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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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
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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.

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If you can please help me!
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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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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:
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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: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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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.

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

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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.

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when I restart my computer, this doesn't happen anymore.. It only occur when I completely turn the computer and UPS off..

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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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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:Audio Randomly Turns off

Yes. Software is causing it to bug out.

Best thing you can do is update the software and drivers to all that you use, to latest. Some software tends to control the whole Windows audio stack when you start it, like some Cyberlink software. It can mute or dictate Windows volume.

For good measure, also install latest bios.

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A:HELP! Audio turns itself down after each track!

Just a guess.
Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
Double-click Multimedia.
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This problem comes up occasionally. I don't know if there is a fix other than a complete reinstall.

Since you installed new hardware, except the HDD, did you do a complete new install with the new hardware? If not, that is probably the problem.

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Welcome to the forum!

Are they the same type of accounts as in Local or Microsoft? Don't know if that would make a difference but maybe.

Also is the default audio playback set the same in both?

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Try to update your drivers to R2.75: Realtek

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A:Ideapad 300-15 - Dolby audio consistently turns of...

Hi acaguilaCould you try to reinstall Lenovo Settings from Windows Store and reinstall the audio driver to see if the problem persist?
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Higekkota and welcome to Vista Forums

That is the normal Realtek system tray icon and context menu that you are describing. It is the other icon that is missing, the speaker icon. Have a look at this Tutorial to see if it can help you replace it. Notification Area - System Icons

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I have a recording studio (Sonar X3 and use a Roland Studio-Capture).

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A:Inspiron 15b7000 series; audio plays but ALWAYS turns itself down??????

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
This could be a virus issue.We would suggest you to do a test to know,Run the PSA diagnostics on the system and when it come to running the test screen test fail it on purpose which will give you the actual sound on the system.
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A:computer turns on by itself

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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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Have you ever dusted out the guts?
 

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A:Computer turns off by itself

Hello & welcome to TSF,

when was the last time that you cleaned the inside of this pc ?

do you know how to open the case to look inside of it so you can see if the fans are turning , there is one on the motherboard that you have to open the case to see !!

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A:Computer turns on by itself

Well it appears that you either have a)virus/malware or b) - more likely, a schedule that has been setup or activated to to turn on. check Start > Programs (All Programs in XP forgot what vista says) Accessories > System Tools > Scheduled Tasks.

if not, read what Dmouse1 says here - techsupportforum link

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All of a sudden, my computer stopped working! It was functioning perfectly, and last saturday night I left on the whole night, and next day it was off. I pushed the on button and it turned on but thats it. No image, and it seemed not to be running the drives.
The Cd-Roms lights turn on, the fan runs but it seems to be everything running... I'm afraid it could be the CPU or even worse, the Motherboard. Does anyone have any idea of what is going on? I dont wanna take it to the Geek Squad because they will charge me $75 just to tell me what I am afraid the problem is!

Thanks!!
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A:Computer turns on but does not run

do you know how to reset cmos or bios
in my shop thats where I start after removing all unnecessary hardware
then check PSU
memory is next
it could be anything at this point
but if the hard drives don't even spin up
PSU likely cause then there's the board 2nd to PSU
had a double spike here and one machine's motherboard got shot down
all other parts worked
good luck and welcome to techspot best place on the net to fix ailing computer
 

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A:Computer turns off by itself

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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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any ideas???
 

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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 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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A:computer turns on by itself

Hello djmt, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if using OPTION ONE in the tutorial below to set your network adapter to have it's Allow this device to wake the computer box unchecked may stop your computer from being woken up by it anymore.

Devices - Allow or Prevent to Wake Up Computer

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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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 on by itself

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A:Computer Turns Itself On

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A:Computer turns itself off!

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101C for the CPU? Too hot.
 

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A:Computer Turns On But *NOTHING* Happens

If you have no display, there's no way to run any tests/diagnostcs.
You might get some ideas from this procedure:  http://www.carrona.org/strpdown.html
Bad hard drives can stop a system from posting - but if you remove the hard drive, then the system should post.
 
At it's most basic, you'll be removing everything except for the few connections needed to boot the computer
This includes the plugs to the front of the case, any cards that are inserted into the motherboard, and anything else (such as the wifi cards I see in some HP's)
If still no video, then it's either CPU or motherboard.  Motherboard failures are more common than CPU failures.
As for parts to test with, find a local shop/store that will let you return parts that you don't need (for your money back).
 
If this were me, the first thing that I'd try would be another video card.

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hi ive often looked at this website for itself turns my computer off so many helpful tips and advice and in the past ive never needed to ask a question myself but this has stumped me my computer turns itself off problem computer turns itself off when my computer turns itself off i try to make dvds or convert AVI files etc ive been trying to make my wedding DVD and have come up againist a brick wall also even when i try to burn an old DVD i cant view it either on the computer or on DVD player solutions ive tried i read somewhere that my computer might be over heating as i never had a problem with it before i thought it couldnt be that but i tried everything cool it even using a fan but still the same problem ive used spy bot ad-Aware SE plus Norton ewido anti-malware but it says everything is clear i do sometimes when i turn my computer turns itself off the computer on have a pop up asking if i want to burn cd's because there is a problem with my Ramasst thank you in advance on any help u can offer me Logfile of HijackThis v Scan saved at on Platform Windows XP SP WinNT MSIE Internet Explorer v SP Running processes C WINDOWS System smss exe C WINDOWS system winlogon exe C WINDOWS system services exe C WINDOWS system lsass exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C WINDOWS Explorer EXE C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared ccProxy exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared ccSetMgr exe C Program Files Norton Internet Security ISSVC exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared SNDSrvc exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared SPBBC SPBBCSvc exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared ccEvtMgr exe C WINDOWS system spoolsv exe C Program Files ewido anti-malware ewidoctrl exe C Program Files Common Files Microsoft Shared VS DEBUG MDM EXE C Program Files Norton Internet Security Norton AntiVirus navapsvc exe C WINDOWS system slserv exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared CCPD-LC symlcsvc exe C WINDOWS system VTTimer exe C WINDOWS system VTtrayp exe C WINDOWS SOUNDMAN EXE C Program Files Synaptics SynTP SynTPLpr exe C Program Files Synaptics SynTP SynTPEnh exe C WINDOWS System ezSP Px exe C Program Files Java j re bin jusched exe C Program Files Common Files Real Update OB realsched exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared ccApp exe C Program Files iTunes iTunesHelper exe C WINDOWS system ctfmon exe C Program Files Messenger msmsgs exe C Program Files iPod bin iPodService exe C PROGRA Lavasoft AD-AWA Ad-Watch exe C Program Files Real RealPlayer RealPlay exe C WINDOWS system wuauclt exe C Program Files vso DivxToDVD DivxToDVD exe C Program Files Internet Explorer iexplore exe C HJT HijackThis exe O - BHO AcroIEHlprObj Class - E F-C D - D -B D- B D BE B - C Program Files Adobe Acrobat Reader ActiveX AcroIEHelper dll O - BHO no name - - F - D - - D F - C PROGRA SPYBOT SDHelper dll O - BHO CNisExtBho Class - ECB - F - bbc- D- DDF E - C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared AdBlocking NISShExt dll O - BHO CNavExtBho Class - BDF E -B - AD-A -FADC B - C Program Files Norton Internet Security Norton AntiVirus NavShExt dll O - Toolbar Norton Internet Security - B EAC - D - b e- B -A C A A - C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared AdBlocking NISShExt dll O - Toolbar Norton AntiVirus - CDD BF- FFB- - AD - DF B D - C Program Files Norton Internet Security Norton AntiVirus NavShExt dll O - HKLM Run IMJPMIG quot C WINDOWS IME imjp IMJPMIG EXE quot Spoil RemAdvDef Migration O - HKLM Run PHIME ASync C WINDOWS System IME TINTLGNT TINTSETP EXE SYNC O - HKLM Run PHIME A C WINDOWS System IME TINTLGNT TINTSETP EXE IMEName O - HKLM Run VTTimer VTTimer exe O - HKLM Run VTTrayp VTtrayp exe O - HKLM Run SoundMan SOUNDMAN EXE O - HKLM Run SynTPLpr C Program Files Synaptics SynTP SynTPLpr exe O - HKLM Run SynTPEnh C Program Files Synaptics SynTP SynTPEnh exe O - HKLM Run ezShieldProtector for Px C WINDOWS System ezSP Px exe O - HKLM Run ezMoveR C Program Fi... Read more

A:my computer turns itself off

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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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I have had an AMD 500 computer for about four months. It has become a daily occurrence for the computer to shut itself off. I have tried the simple things like trying it in different outlets, making sure that the energy saver feature is not active, and removing the windows advanced power management. Nothing changed. The only other sympton that I've noticed is that it would make a terrible groaning, grating sound occasionally (sounded like a dying fan). The main cooling fan will work while the computer is on.
 

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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Hello I am on, then turns etc.. off, Computer on then having a problem with my computer and while I m pretty sure the motherboard is to blame I thought I d check for input before I buy a new one My computer has been working wonderfully since I built it sometime in May until yesterday when I went to turn it on Here is what happens when I hit the power switch the computer starts to power up power LED lights up fans start spinning hard drive starts spinning About Computer turns on, then off, then on etc.. seconds after I hit the power button the computer shuts off and stays off for about - seconds then it will turn itself back on but of course only for seconds This cycle of on off on off will continue forever until I either hit the switch on the back of the power supply OR if I hold down the power button for about seconds OK so my first reaction was it had to be a problem with either the motherboard or power supply The first thing I did was unplug everything from the motherboard leaving only the CPU attached the power LED wire and of course the MB power connector and V CPU power connector I then turned the computer on by shorting the power jumpers Same result the CPU fan would twitch the power LED would come on and then shut off turn back on rinse and repeat The next thing I tried was swapping the power supply with a known working one Same result So I m guessing there is something wrong with the motherboard I ve never heard of a problem like this it seems quite weird to me Of course I m not too great with computers so I feel I might be missing something obvious Any ideas on something I might have missed would be appreciated Otherwise its time for a new motherboard Oh I don t have another computer that I can test the CPU on not sure if the CPU could possibly be the problem System Gigabyte GA- P-DS Motherboard rev Intel Core Duo E Mushkin XP - x Gig Antec NeoHE W HE Power Supply XFX GeForce GTS MB WD Caviar SE GB SATA Thanks for any ideas nbsp

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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