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

12 Nov 2012   #1

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

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

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

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13 Nov 2012   #3
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21 Sep 2013   #4

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

Windows 10 Pro

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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