computer turns itself off

  valleyrat 07:30 25 Jun 2008
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when playing pc games my computer suddenly switches off
I have had the computer for a year and have had no trouble until now
I run windows vista 64 bit
4gb RAM
nvidia geforce 8800gtx graphics card
quad core intel processors
have updated nvidia drivers but problem continues
any ideas?

  Halmer 07:42 25 Jun 2008

click here

When did you last have the lid off?

  €dstowe 08:31 25 Jun 2008

Almost certainly overheating. I'm always astonished at the amount of muck that can accumulate on heatsink fins and fans in quite a short time. It is also amazing what a difference a quick cleanup will achieve. Time for the brush and the can of air.

  Halmer 08:50 25 Jun 2008

kindly provided by Fruit Bat click here but don't stick a vacuum cleaner in it!

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