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i can't figure it out. about every 30mins to a hour the computer shuts off by its self. it hapens when its siting at idle it happens when i'm playing BF2. i thought it was the powersupply so i got out the muiltmeter and checked the rails there all stable and where they need to be. i was thinking mabee its over heating. but the processor is at 36idle and 40load, mainboard stays around 34. its not overclock yet ethier. anything i'm missing. any suggestions on what the probalem is.

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what kind of overclock are you running? Also have you memtested your memory?
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mmm, interesting, I have had that trouble before and I ended up just doing lots of trouble-shooting and it came good. Try taking a stick of ram out and see how it goes. Put ya ram on 2t even to try and pinpoint the problem. Run ya Spyware programs and see if it helps at all. Put ya HT ratio to 3x so that is out of the question. Is ya chipset fan running all of the time. Is ya vid card or any peripherals just not connecting properly and causing the shutdown. Pull it apart and put it back together. That is basically what I did and it came good for me, never found out the exact problem but you can only try.
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what kind of overclock are you running? Also have you memtested your memory?
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its not overclock yet ethier.
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i can't figure it out. about every 30mins to a hour the computer shuts off by its self. it hapens when its siting at idle it happens when i'm playing BF2. i thought it was the powersupply so i got out the muiltmeter and checked the rails there all stable and where they need to be. i was thinking mabee its over heating. but the processor is at 36idle and 40load, mainboard stays around 34. its not overclock yet ethier. anything i'm missing. any suggestions on what the probalem is.
It can be a soft-related issue. I'd try a format of the WIN partition and a clean install, in 25 min you'll be done with it. If it's not a heat or power related issue it can be microsoft-related
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if all else fails, reset the BIOS....
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post #7 of 12
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mmm, interesting, I have had that trouble before and I ended up just doing lots of trouble-shooting and it came good. Try taking a stick of ram out and see how it goes. Put ya ram on 2t even to try and pinpoint the problem. Run ya Spyware programs and see if it helps at all. Put ya HT ratio to 3x so that is out of the question. Is ya chipset fan running all of the time. Is ya vid card or any peripherals just not connecting properly and causing the shutdown. Pull it apart and put it back together. That is basically what I did and it came good for me, never found out the exact problem but you can only try.
ok in bios i noticed that about the HT it set to auto.This is a fresh install of windows and a new hard drive. i'm hoping once i get my new memory this probablem will stop. i'm using the memory from the celeron rig at the moment some genric crap. but is this probablem simple as memory.
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Run memtest86 to eliminate the RAM as the issue.
Have you tried Disable Auto Recovery and scan for Trojans. Worms, etc in Safe Mode?
Also, try Disable Cool N Quiet in the BIOS.
    
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Originally Posted by The Duke
Run memtest86 to eliminate the RAM as the issue.
Have you tried Disable Auto Recovery and scan for Trojans. Worms, etc in Safe Mode?
Also, try Disable Cool N Quiet in the BIOS.
i think the probablem was the whole time was the UPS. i've taking the UPS backup off and it hasn't shut of yet. will be back if it does. time to go a buy a new UPS
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still is happening but every 1 1/2 -2 hours. help please
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