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I've never had this happen before, but my PC just shut off as if the power had went out, or someone pulled the plug. I was just on OCN with about 4 tabs open when it happened. The breaker didn't trip and the power didn't go out or surge. It started right back up on its own as well, and the "restore power after AC power loss" setting or whatever its called was disabled. I don't know what could have caused it...any help? I wonder if I should maybe switch to a different electrical outlet that's on a different breaker and try that.
     
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I could of been a freak occurrence with your power company. It has happened to me before as long as your system comes back on and everything is fine don't worry about it.

I would however switch to another outlet just to be on the safe side. Chances are that outlet is not going to be stable for your rig anymore. And if anything else you can test your theory.
Edited by steelrain33 - 10/11/11 at 7:33am
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Did everything connected go out as well ?

On a power strip ?

Power surge or possibly just a bad breaker. It's hard to tell if this was something caused by your rig or the power in your house.
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Maybe there was a slight blip in the power and the psu protected itself? No idea tongue.gif
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Your PC is plugged into a power bar with a surge protector in it right?
    
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Yes, my PC is plugged into a surge protector, just a cheap one though. It's also the only thing plugged into the power bar, and nothing else on the same breaker (monitor, speakers, etc.) shut off. One of the breakers didn't trip before when there was a definite short, but that was on an entirely different breaker, and has since been switched off. I've switched outlets for now...I hope it doesn't happen again, because I can't even find my multimeter to check for noise or anything, and I swear I've looked everywhere.
     
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