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01 May 2010   #1
akhilchandran

windows7
 
 
take advice

hi
. Is there any way to free space on the system drive?
. My sysyem has been shutting down frequently after using for 2-3 hours what may be the reason?


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01 May 2010   #2
Johnathan Lyman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by akhilchandran View Post
hi
. Is there any way to free space on the system drive?
. My sysyem has been shutting down frequently after using for 2-3 hours what may be the reason?
For the first:

Run disk cleanup as a starting point. [In the start menu, type "cleanmgr.exe" in the search box and hit Enter]

There are other tools that help clean out your temp files like Piriform's CCleaner [www.piriform.com]

For the second:

Typically sudden shutdowns are caused by heat. If the processor gets too hot, it will tell everything to shut down to protect itself. If you can, pop open your case and blow/vacuum out the dust bunnies.

Those are two places to start.
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01 May 2010   #3
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by akhilchandran View Post
hi
. Is there any way to free space on the system drive?
. My sysyem has been shutting down frequently after using for 2-3 hours what may be the reason?
Sorry deleted my comments as I looked at the wrong system spec and thought the OP had a laptop!
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01 May 2010   #4
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by akhilchandran View Post
hi
. Is there any way to free space on the system drive?
. My sysyem has been shutting down frequently after using for 2-3 hours what may be the reason?
1. Two popular ways of disk cleanup : a) Run Disk Cleanup (start > all programs > accessories > system tools > disk cleanup ; and b) download , install and run CCleaner

2. The most strong reason may be you are using a RC . A retail version doesnot behave like that.
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