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Windows 7: computer switches off when i start playing game

23 Mar 2013   #1
h2osdc

windows 7 64bit
 
 
computer switches off when i start playing game

hello i would like to report a problem that i have with my pc

it goes off when i am starting a game..it does the same with different games

how can i fix this


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23 Mar 2013   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Hello h2osdc. Let get you started. First the good folks here will need your specs. This will help us help you.

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24 Mar 2013   #3
AstaLaVista

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)
 
 

I could easily tell you (speculation more than anything) that it could be because of audio and video drivers but... +1 on what laybackbear said, w/o system specs it would be a simple speculation.
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24 Mar 2013   #4
Chalky Emultion

 

Overheating could also be the problem... Check your hardware temp in idle/load.
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24 Mar 2013   #5
nilank

 

Are your fans running at optimal speeds? Are the breathing vents clean? If not, clean the fan, the vents and the heat sink. Try updating your graphics card drivers. If you already have the latest, try an older driver.

Seems like a heating issue to me.
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