My computer keeps turning itself off

  jacobjhardy 19:29 14 Jan 2014

everything will be working just fine and then all of a sudden my computer will just completely power off without warning no blue screen just completely powers off it did it a few times this month and I thought it would be because its an oldish rig but it's done it 3 times today so now im worrying slightly

  iscanut 19:48 14 Jan 2014

It may be due to overheating. Have you had a look inside the case recently to make sure the fans and insides are not clogged up with dust ?

  bumpkin 20:10 14 Jan 2014

Typical of over heating, open it up and have a good clean out, most important is the heat sink on the PSU you may have to remove the fan to do this.

  Mr Mistoffelees 20:12 14 Jan 2014

After cleaning out the interior, fire it up with the side off, so can see if all the fans are working.

  jacobjhardy 22:50 14 Jan 2014

just gave it a good dusting seems to have fixed the problem dont know why I didn't think of that earlier thanks for the help

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