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Windows 7: Computer turns on and off rapidly non-stop

24 Nov 2009   #1
Zinic

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Computer turns on and off rapidly non-stop

My computer is turning on and off (every second). It shut down while I was playing a game then this happened. It wont turn back on!! Lights on my case, motherboard and graphics card blinks during this on and off period.

I have an evga motherboard. What am I supposed to do???????


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24 Nov 2009   #2
Qdos

 

Could be a worm of some sort... could be badly seated RAM or cards, could also be an inadequate or failing PSU for that matter...
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24 Nov 2009   #3
Zinic

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

I dont have viruses. Computer has been running fine before. I didn't hit it or anything. So its not the ram. Failing PSU? But how? It seems fine.
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24 Nov 2009   #4
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

we need more info. When did this start happenning? You say it turns on and off but then you say when it shutsdown it won't turn back on, which is it?
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24 Nov 2009   #5
Zinic

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

It shut down then turned back on then off then on then off... When I press the power button, nothing happens. I have to unplug it. It just started happening like 5 min ago.
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24 Nov 2009   #6
Qdos

 

Get your PSU tested, it sounds like it's giving up the ghost...
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24 Nov 2009   #7
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Sounds to me, like qdos said, your power supply is either under powered or failing. Is there anything of interest in event viewer?
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24 Nov 2009   #8
Zinic

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

It has been saying Power-Kernal-processor event ID 35 error. How do I check my PSU?
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24 Nov 2009   #9
Qdos

 

Everything suggests PSU failure to my ears... you can get it tested at any PC repair shack, and even if it tests OK examine the power requirements of all the onboard components to see whether you might actually need a PSU with more juice than the one you're currently running...
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24 Nov 2009   #10
Zinic

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

My PSU has been running fine for almost a year. It has plenty of juice. 650 watt.
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