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Windows 7: PC Shuts down by itself

03 Feb 2012   #1
JAqLoyola

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
 
 
PC Shuts down by itself

20secs after logging in, my pc shuts down by itself..I have to unplug it before it will turn on again but eventually if will turn off again after few secs... is it a PSU or Motherboard failure? I check my Mobo and PSU and there was no blown capacitors...but I can smell a a burnt capacitor..help me pls..=]


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04 Feb 2012   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Most likely overheating. Hope that its not too late
Test temperture.
Cupid is good software for the test.
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04 Feb 2012   #3
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

hard to say without seeing the machine in person.
If you smell something burnt inside, you have to figure out if it's the PSU or mobo or both.

Also, when you say "20 seconds after logging on it shuts down", are you saying that it will boot to Windows and then shut down?
Because you then state that after you unplug it and turn it back on it turns off after a few seconds.
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04 Feb 2012   #4
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

If you have a multimeter handy or can borrow one, Britton30 has a great PSU Testing thread. You can click on the image to enlarge it, or save the full image and view bigger on your own machine.
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04 Feb 2012   #5
cruzer234

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

.bat file causing a shutdown?
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