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Windows 7: Dell Vostro 3400 shuts down after a minute...

12 Nov 2012   #1
MyAntsRMarching

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Dell Vostro 3400 shuts down after a minute...

Hello all,
I have a Dell Vostro 3400 that just had its motherboard and ram replaced by Dell. It is not out of warranty. It was built in 2011. It was working fine at the office after the replacement, I took it home, it installed some updates, then after a minute it shuts off. I have tried a new hard drive, diagnostics, save mode, bios menu, no matter where it is, after a minute give or take it shuts off. Any ideas?


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13 Nov 2012   #2
MyAntsRMarching

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I made a video of what it does. Any ideas?

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13 Nov 2012   #3
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Start working through these steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start
reporting back results as you go as steps may change.
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21 Sep 2013   #4
Magicmacho

Windows 7
 
 

I have the same issue with my laptop... Gets power off every few minutes.. Did you resolve your issue?
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21 Sep 2013   #5
N00berG00ber

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

sounds like the CPU is over heating. try changing the thermal paste. try updating the bios. also because its a different mobo, you may need to reinstall windows.
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