My computer turns off automatically!
May 6, 2010 9:04am CST
hey, my computer automatically turns off whenever i play any game for about few minutes!!!! i don't know why it keeps turning off. If i'm using the internet or any lighter softwares it stays on even for a day. I ain't sure with my fan but it seems ok. Can you guys please tell me the possible problems????
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11 May 10
its ok you dont need more fan ,the problem is with the graphics card check out the requirement of the game,or play some other game with minimum requirement ,then you will come to know the exact problem . let me know ater you are done with it. Thanks and regards Arif Ahmed
9 May 10
First of all change your antivirus to avira(any version,paid version would be better) and scan your computer again for viruses.Keep your antivirus upto date.It maybe due to overheating problems.Check your fan and clean it to get rid from the dust that deposited into there.Try installing a fresh copy of the OS.I was also suffered from this problem but solved it by cleaning my fan by blowing air in it with a high pressure.
6 May 10
Hi, download free program called speedfan, start it and see if there's a fire icon or what the temperatures are. If it's desktop pc and you see a fire icon it's probably your cpu(most important) fan. Have you opened the case? If not open it and clean all the dust of fans. It might also be ram if you only have 512mb you should buy more. Hold ctr alt delete and check which process is using most ram resources. To see how much ram you have look in case or download ccleaner useful free program that cleans your pc. You will have ram info on the top of ccleaners program window. Ask if you need more help, hope it helps
21 May 10
I think the processor is getting over heated during the game play.. and the BIOS usually contains the max temperature at which an automatic turn off is triggered.. since you've done cleaning and have applied the fresh heat sink compound.. I suggest you to add a graphics card which will reduce the effort of the processor...
7 May 10
Hi, There is absolutely no problem with your system. You just need to add more RAM. What happens in your system is that when you launch a game, its graphics and other data and the processes are too huge to be held in the existing RAM you have. You should read the system requirements of an application before launching. You may also try to launch a game in a lower resolution with less graphics details. Still the best solution would be to upgrade your system with more RAM and if possible with an additional VGA card compatible with your motherboard. Thanks God bless you