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« on: March 20, 2003, 06:17:39 PM »

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Operating System Version:Windows XP Pro
Problem Application Name & Version:N/A
Problem Hardware Make & Model:Custom built PC Pentium3 1GH
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Trying to help out friend.He bought Pc with XP loaded, everything seemed fine. found out only had 4mb inbuilt graphics card.try to run a game computer shut down.all apps. in xp worked fine. Fitted 32 mb graphics card, same problem. decided to format drive to start again.
computer shuts down even when you load up the boot up disk.
please any ideas, gratefully received.
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« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2003, 06:30:47 PM »

Hi,

Sounds like the cpu is overheating.  Make sure the heatsink is flush and well secured to the cpu. Make sure all fans are spinning. Also make sure memory, cpu and all add-on cards are well seated in their slot/socket.
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« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2003, 08:40:29 PM »

thanks for your help. heat sink had not been seated properly.
everything working great now. thanks once again
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« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2003, 08:41:34 PM »

That's great! Grin

Glad you got it working!
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