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Ideapad 300 keeps shutting down

Q: Ideapad 300 keeps shutting down

When i gaming , my ideapad 300 will shut down randomly when im plugged in. This has happened on and off and I do not know why. Can someone please help? By shutting down, it means that my computer totally crashes and does not even pass shut down screen

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Preferred Solution: Ideapad 300 keeps shutting down

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Hi there I hope someone can help me with this problem. I bought my IdeaPad S205 10 months ago and it has worked like a dream, until the last few weeks when it will intermittently and unexpectedly completely shuts down instantly and with no warning. This happens both when the battery is full and when plugged in. I think it has happened more often when I have physically moved the netbook, but I have not been moving it much at all, just shifting its position on the desk. It is very frustrating as I lose my work and have to reboot completely every time. Any ideas on why this could be happening and what I can do to remedy it would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks, Alice

A:IdeaPad S205 keeps shutting down

Hi Alice, is it crashing with a blue screen or instantly going black (like crashing)? Greets,stahlnase

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Bought this notebook with Windows 8.1 preinstalled. Upgraded to Windows 10.Problem is that the notebook is shutting down by itself with no known reason, often when browsing some webpages. It looks like hard shut down, when you hold power button for several seconds and mashine is shutting down, symptoms are the same. Then mashine starting again as usual with no error message and no restored sessions.Tryed to initialize all notebook. Then few days was working "clean mashine" on Win 8.1 again. After upgrade to Win 10, it shutting down again. There is no rules when it can shut down. It can happen after a month or after a few days, so it's not possible to say that problem cause is a Win 10 upgrade. Sure that not overheating problem. Ran a several Lenovo Diagnotics tools and all is "green".

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hi guys im having a problem in my computer it shut down randomly without any warnings it just go black and when i try to boot my computer it wont display any just black then when in a couple hours it will open but it will shutdown it self again

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My lenovo Ideapad Y400 has been overheating and shutting down during gaming. The first time this happened when I turned it back on Windows had to do an update (windows 10) I'm pretty sure this was just a coincidence though. This only happens when I'm gaming though and I can usually get it to last longer if I turn the settings to low. I replaced the thermal paste and it actually solved the problem for about 2 weeks without a shutdown and everything worked fine. Before it was shutting off 2-20 minutes into gaming. Just recently it started shutting off again so I decided to make this post.  Here's what I know:My temps run mostly around 40c when idle and 60c when gaming. Most of the time the computer doesn't even feel warm when if happens.My fan speed never really speeds up before it shuts off (or ever actually) even when the computer feels hot the fan sticks to its regular speed. Some people have suggested replacing the thermal pad on the VRAM. Not sure if a thermal pad is the same thing as thermal paste but I'm pretty sure the VRAM wasn't one of the tings I replaced the paste on.I replaced the thermal paste on everything that came with thermal paste (I forget exactly which parts these were but I could find out if it's relevant).There is no way to increase the fan speed on Lenovo's Ideapad models (short of hitting the dust removal feature every 5 seconds). And It wouldn't matter because people who have physically modded their fans and added new ones say it ma... Read more

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I just bought Lenovo Ideapad 710s last week, 5th June 2016 to be exact.I noticed that after I shut down the laptop, eventhough the screen is off, the USB-wired mouse is still lited.There's no light on the keyboards, nor the power signal light. What could be the problem here?

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Hi everyone! I purchased a 520-15IKB roughly a month ago. I've been really satisfied with it so far but for some reason it does not restart. I've tried using the CMD commands to restart and obviously the restart option from the start menu but it shuts down instead of restarting. This has resulted in the "restart to complete update" notifications not going away. It's been this way out of the box. It also keeps freezing while gaming and the only way to recover it was to force a shutdown by long-pressing the power key. Are any of these known issues? Any fixes?

A:Lenovo Ideapad 520-15IKB 80YL shutting down instead of restarting.

Maybe try using OneKey Recovery to restore device to the factory state (it will remove all your files).

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Hello, i received a Lenovo Ideapad 305 computer on 9th of March 2017. Immediately after that day, computer showed signs of weird behaviour. It shut down instead of going to Sleep Mode when attempting to use that command. I swear i checked out the battery settings and it seems that computer shuts down even when manually choosing sleep mode. Last night i also came across a problem when computer restarted instead of shutting down. I tried installing all the possible updates, but it didn't fix the issue. At the very beginning Sleep Mode actually worked fine but something must have corrupted it. Power Troubleshooting didn't provide any results. The big programs i have installed are Comodo Antivirus, Sony Vegas and Adobe Photoshop. I have removed some of Lenovo's own installed minor software because i found them useless. There are still some updates that Windows wants to install but i'm being skeptical if they will fix the issue. Information:Windows 10 HomeIntel Core i7-5500 U CPU @ 2.40 GHZRAM: 8,00 Gb 

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Hi ,         We purchased 3 lenovo ideapad 110-15ISK Laptops (ideapad). in that i installed windows 7 professional os. i am trying to incre,decrease screen brightness(fn+f11,fn+f12). but brightness control buttons not working. how to control brighness part.Now brightness is very high. Because of this brightness i am getting eye pain. So Please provide me solution for brightness control. my mail id : [email protected]  Thanks.  

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Hi
 
I got a 2nd hand Lenovo Ideapad 100S. It came with Win10 installed but had someone elses profile and data. 
(I am not sure if it originally had Win8.1 when it was shipped, there is no rollback option anymore)
 
My preference is to wipe the current installation completely by downloading Win10 and installing a clean copy off USB. 
 
I also usually prefer to delete all partitions, including recovery because future reinstallations can be done from scratch via USB. (I don't need the option of reinstalling from recovery partitions , the extra space is more important)
 
I see a warning in the user guide however .....
"Do not delete or modify the Recovery Partition on a WIMBoot-enabled computer. If the Recovery Partition is deleted or modified, you may not be able to restore Windows to the factory status. For computer models on which WIMBoot is enabled, deleting the Recovery Partition may cause Windows to fail to start. How can I determine whether the Windows running on my computer is WIMBoot enabled? WIMBoot technology is normally enabled on copies of Windows 10 Update running on SSD (or eMMC) -only computer models."
 
What is the best way to do this?

Install a clean copy and remove the partition by booting off a USB, or should I not do this?
Via Settings: settings > Recovery > Reset this PC > Remove everything, or
settings > Recovery > advanced startup > Reinstall from USB

Which of t... Read more

A:Ideapad 100s - Win10 clean installation on ideapad...

 Hi larrens , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
It's a good thing you posted first before proceeding with any clean installation. 
Not sure what the Machine Number is to verify the details and specifications of your system.
 
But if you have a pc with a Windows Image Boot (or WIMBoot) you may not want to choose a clean installation. 
This new deployment of installation is compressing part of a big OS file so that you can have an operating system that can only take small spaces intended for small storages (SSD).
 
Best option to wipe out previous owners profile is a have a fresh out of the box image is using the Puch button Factory reset (Novo key similar to Item 7 page 1). Simply shutdown the system and use the button to turn on, System Recovery option would provide One key recovery from initial backup to do it. 
 
WIM boot are usually created thru OEM depot authorized by Microsoft . DIY for WIMboot maybe a bit complicated.
Click on underlined links for further review. 
 
Hope this answered your query.
Update us. 
 
 
Regards

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Windows frequently shutsdown by itself (while closing my laptop)... and when I shutdown, it restarts itself... And my video options in skype frequently changes to Livecam avatar (and i have to change it manually to integrated laptop)

I have Mcafee Total protection and run MBAM once a week... and it shows no malicious items

Is this a windows vista problem or something deeper?

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Ho Comprato un'IdeaPad 100: il volume di dell'altoparlante e Basso RISPETTO un calcolatore di un altro Lenovo bis del calcolatore di Altre Marche, vorrei Sapere se Qualcuno ha LO STESSO Problema. Grazie.
 
Google translated from Italian to English......
 
I Bought un'IdeaPad 100 : the volume of the speaker and Basso RESPECT one computer to another computer in a Lenovo Other brands , I would like to know if anyone has the same problem . Thank you.
 
Mod's Edit:  Since this is an English forum you may get a better response by posting in English.  Readers have a tendency to avoid posting in threads which require translation.
 
Modifica del Mod : Dal momento che questo č un forum inglese si puņ ottenere una migliore risposta inviando in lingua inglese . I lettori hanno la tendenza ad evitare distacco in fili che necessitano di traduzione.

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Hi,
I have Lenovo Ideapad 300-15ISK type/model 80Q700DRSC.
I want to update BIOS, so I downloaded D5CN47WW. In text file it is written that this is BIOS for my computer.
Everything seems fine but when I execute BIOS exe file it says that this is BIOS for Lenovo Paris 300 notebook!
What Paris now? I tried to google but only can find Paris in France.
I am user of Lenovo notebooks for many years (from IBM ThinkPads to this days) but when txt Readme file said
this is update for your computer, it was! This is confusing for me so I cancelled update.
Can anybody explain this mistery?
Thanks in advance
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 
 

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hi all,i am facing issues with my keyboard as number 4 is getting typed continously and i cant stop it  (number 4 on keyboard not on numberpad). also i am unable to type upper case letters, as once i hold the shift key the cursor travers backwards and stops at the first word. plz helpi have tried below points:i have tried reinstalling windows which didnt work.there is no dust setteled on keyboard.please help.

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Hi, I need help my computer had malware or something I have done several different scans and removed some malware etc but my interent keeps shutting down and send error reports and trend micro is shutting of and on can anyone help

A:Virus? windows keeps shutting down and virus protection shutting of and on

Welcome aboard Download Security Check from HERE, and save it to your Desktop. * Double-click SecurityCheck.exe * Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. * A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.=============================================================================Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.====================================================================================Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result.=============================================================================Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop. * Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. * At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next t... Read more

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,Comment proceder a l'ouverture du cache cd?
 
French to English translation.....
 
How to open the cd cache?
 
Mod's Edit: Google translated for benefit of English readers. Since this is an English forum, please post in English as it will ensure a better response. Thanks!
 

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Lenovo Ideapad 700 i5-6300 /  8GB RAM  / 500GB HDD / GTX950M ORLenovo Ideapad Y700 FX-8800P / 8GB RAM / 1TB HDD / Radeon R9 M380 4GBWhich one of those will perform better in GAMING? Does any of these two got GPU throttling problems?Which is best suited for a gamer?Thanks in advance. 

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This must be some kinda virus cos two of my mates are having the same problem.
Their PCs are getting a warning box which tells them their PC is going to shut down in 'whatever' amount of minutes.
Any idea what this may be and how to fix it and also can I catch the damn thing by talking with them on MSN?
Regards.
XxXSebastiane M PageXxX
 

A:PC Shutting Down at its Own Will?

Seems like you have the Lovesan/msblast.exe virus that has been going around for almost a week now. Sophos Security put out these instructios for a remendy:

msblast.exe Fix from Sophos....."how to list"

To clean computers infected with MS Blast, users must delete the
registry key and the executable.

1. Using regedit.exe, locate the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

2. Delete the value listed below:

"windows auto update"="msblast.exe"

3. Delete the file:

%Windir%\system32\msblast.exe

4. Open Task Manager, and stop the msblast.exe process.

Clean-up utilities:
X-Force recommends the following clean-up tool, offered by Sophos:
http://www.sophos.com/support/disinfection/blastera.html#2

Additional Information:

ISS X-Force Alert
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/alerts/id/147

Micosoft Security Bulletin MS03-026
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03-026.asp

And here is the Microsoft bulletin
 

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Hi all,

I've been having problems with internet explorer shutting down on me. Whenever i have multiple windows open and I close down any of them, the whole tihng would shut down. Thank you in advance for your help.
 

A:IE Shutting down on me

Hi what version of IE are you using? IE6..IE7?
 

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Guy'z i'v got a problem with my computer. Whenever i get connected to the internet, give it 10min and the msg will appear that ______________________________________________________________LSA SHELL (EXPORT VERSION)If you were in the middle of something, the information you were working on might be lost.PLEASE TELL MICROSOFT ABOUT THIS PROBLEM...............DONT SEND/SENDThis is part one and when i click send or dont send another msg will appearSYSTEM SHUTDOWNThis system is shutting down please save all work.......................MSG."C\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe'terminated unexpectedly with status code -1073741819. the system will now shut down and restart.______________________________________________________________After dat i did try to install windows task manager... and i saw the file i tried to quarantine it and the msg appeared again the computer will be shut down, what should i do and also i had AVG antivirus. installed in my computer.. this is really getting on my nerves please and please assist me on this.. dat'll be grand.thank you in advancemombasa!

A:shutting down

Are you allowing SETI or some other idle sharing utility to access your computer and is the error code connected to use of the screensaver thay gave you?

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I am still having problems trying to shut down windows and my computer.I do what I would normally do but screen stays and with no intension of closing down.I am having to switch of at plug which some say can damage the hard drive so I really need help.

A:shutting down

You have something hanging the computer up at shutdown, whether it's a program, a corrupted file, a sound or whatever.

Go to start/run/msconfig and see what programs are running.

Had you installed anything new just before this problem started?

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Hello all,

I have a weird issue, let's say I have 3 web pages open to hotmail, ebay, and google and i get a popup window. when i close that popup it closes all of my other 3 open web pages. i've ran Adaware, Spybot, SpyDoctor, I have popup blocker turned on, ran Microsoft's update, and ran virus scan (no viruses). But i still have that problem; any advice would be appreciated.

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This has probably been asked before but I did a search and got nothing. When I go to shutdown there is invariably a pop up saying that program devldr is not responding which I just click end now with no problems, what does this program do and can I stop it?

A:shutting down

If you have a Creative Labs Soundblaster Live, see if this helps Microsoft KB article

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My xp system had begun to shut down after runnig for approx 5 mins after booting up. I formatted the hard drive after I had run every system checker in the book and found nothing.
I cannot reinstall xp as it keeps telling me a .sif file is missing or corrupted. I have managed to install a copy of 98 and low and behold the blasted thing is shutting down on me again.
ANY ideas would be great cos computer is about to have its first flying lesson out of flat window.

A:xp shutting down

First thing that comes to mind is overheating. Are fans running, clear of obstructions, not too much dust in case?Try motherboard monitor to get an idea of temperature http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_desc...fid,7309,00.asp

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Occasionally when I shut down my pc for the night nistead of the usual windows is logging off message the screen goes black and after a slightly longer than usual time the pc shuts down but the leds on my keyboard stay alight. Has anyone else experienced this? I dont think it is a problem but would like to know all the same.

A:Shutting down

Look for PME (Power Management Event) in the Power section of your BIOS and make sure it is not set to Wake the Computer.
Setting the BIOS to the Default level should turn all the Wake the Computer Events off, then see if the problem is solved.

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thanks to all who helped me with random ads poping up in ie.

The only problem left is when i shut down the computer it pops up a box telling me i.e.
is still running and do i want to end now.
this happens even if i have not connected to the web.
any help please I have 1.e.7.

thanks
 

A:i.e. not shutting down

The first thing I would suggest is that you perform a complete virus and spyware scan on your system.
 

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hi all i was wondering if someone coulld help me out, when ever i try and burn an AVI or even back up my son's dvd's in dvd shrink it will shut down my computer. thanks for you time.

A:Shutting Down

Hello and welcome,

It is probably a driver issue, to stop the system restarting, do the following.

1.Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.

2.Click the Advanced tab.

3.Under Startup and Recovery, click Settings to open the Startup and Recovery dialog box.

4.Clear the Automatically restart check box, and click OK the necessary number of times.

5.Restart your computer for the settings to take effect.

Then try and burn the disc again, it should show an error message which we should be able to help with.

Hope this helps

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I Have A Problem with My brousing.
When I open Virgin media i get ads poping onto the taskbar at random intervals
also when I shut down The web and then shut down the computer a box pops up telling me IE is still running do you want to end now.
even when i am disconnected from the web ads pop up at random
anyone please help.

thanks.
 

A:I.E.Not shutting down

Try using firefox with the NoScript extension - then you can block the ad scripts that are probably killing IE.
 

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Hi

I was working on my pc reseting it back to default, when the win 10 was downloading it stopped and failed so i canceled it beacuse that was the only option. By mistake i was thinking and pressed continue to windows 10 and now my pc starts up then after the first screen it goes black turns off and does this again have i fully erased my windows software and how can i get it back

Kind regards James
 

A:Shutting down pc

Can you please share more information in regards to your system? Like the make/model of the PC.
 

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Ok I have Windows XP pro, and IE version 6.0. I can open the internet fine however when I click on links on webpages IE shuts off instantly. Sometimes it gives the error message saying IE has experienced problems and needs to shut down and other times it says nothing. Sometimes it helps if I hold down the control key while trying to open a link, but this does not always work. I have enabled pop-ups thinking that might help but to no avail. I also recently installed McAfee Security Center and SP2. I run Ad-aware daily and I also ran hyjackthis and here is what it found:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 9:09:47 AM, on 11/9/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Privacy Service\GUARDDOG.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\KodakCCS.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MPFSERVICE.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKSrvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ScsiAccess.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Privacy Service\GUARDDOG.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
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Hi all,

I've a small yet annoying problem with Internet Explorer. The version I am using is 6.0. Sometimes, when I am browsing, and I go to open a new link (usually right click open in a new window, or ctrl left click), I get a pop up saying Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. I can't recall ever having the error pop up when I open a new browser independently of another, so it seems to be only when I am opening a new browser from a link in an already existing one. It appears to be random, in that it can happen from any site, and not just a few particular ones, although I use ebay a lot and often go through a page and open all auctions that may interest me, then when I get to the end of the page I actually take a look at all the ones I opened. Often I get the error before I switch over to the freshly opened pages, so all the pages close and I have to start over, which can be really annoying! As I said though, the problem is not limited to ebay, and it can be the first time in 5 minutes that I try and open another browser, or it can be at the end of 5 minutes of constantly opening more.

When I click on the 'For more information about this error, click here' link, it displays the following information:
AppName: iexplore.exe AppVer: 6.0.2900.2180 ModName: comctl32.dll
ModVer: 5.82.2900.2180 Offset: 0001d066

And when I click to see the technical information it gives this: (I've taken only a... Read more

A:IE keeps shutting down

Does it say Dr. Watson Postmortem Debugger at the top? Mine does that too, but then I got Firefox and it's fine.
 

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Does anyone have any idea why this keeps happening.
 

A:ie keeps shutting down

virus......maybe. get Hijack This from here http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/html/downloads.html and post a log.
 

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Good morning to you, please my compaq system shut down few seconds after booting

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My pc will shut off suddenly. A few days ago I had received an email with a .rar attachment of a chart of pictures of colors. My AV said it was safe so I opened and saved to my harddrive. When I opened it from there my pc immediately shut off. I have to unplug it and replug before it will start again each time it shuts off. I ran AV scan and it shows okay. I ran malwarebyte it says okay. Superantispyware says okay. I can't run any scans online, it will shut off. I ran ckdsk and it showed several things wrong and corrected them. I can't run sfc /scannow from cd or from my I386 folder, it will shut off. It will shut off if I try to run MEMTEST86 or hdd tests. I can surf okay and now open the picture file okay. I checked my cpu temp in bios the next day and it had jumped from my normal 112 -118 F. to 158 - 160 F. I took the side panel off and carefully cleaned everything and installed a new case fan (it never had one) and the temp goes up to 135F now. It is from 70F. to 80F. room temp where the pc is. I can put my finger on the cooling fins mounted on the cpu (I don't touch anything else for fear of static and I hold the case frame when I do this) and it is always cool. My PSU fan works and it is just warm at times. I changed the power connection cable. I went to update video drivers, it shuts off. Anything else to update, it shuts off. It shut off tuesday when I tried to let microsoft update. It took two tries then worked. I ran hijackthis and the log seemed okay b... Read more

A:My PC Keeps Shutting Off!

My untrained eyes see...power supply as a logical candidate.

Unfortunately, there's nothing in Windows that can substantiate/refute that premise.

Louis

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Hi,

The past two days no matter where we venture to on the internet it shuts down at will and gives a error message which reads error dll.dll I ran registry repair, microsoft antispyware and mcafee virus....can someone help with this?

Thank you so much,
Heather
 

A:I.E. shutting down at will

can a mod delete this? I posted in wrong area....sorry
 

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Iam currently working on a new build for this 790i mother board.
Question
When I go Start>shutdown> and click shutdown, the machine turns off to a certain point then I have to press the power switch to shut down further(It is now safe to shutdown windows) as per instruction of a message.
How can get this to shut down all the way with out having to hit the power switch to do so.
i have Win XP Home installed as an OS.

A:Shutting Down Xp

This is usually caused by out of date drivers. This link has some tipshttp://www.aumha.org/win5/a/shtdwnxp.htm

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after installing the Bios update from HP support it stuck on installing for 4 hours.  I then tried to Shut the computer down normally . The computer is now stuck in "Shutting Down"Screen.I have tried  -holding the power butten down without any success .In the past I would have removed the battery but the battery is not removable  colin




A good picture is worth a Thousand Words

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Ok my friend computer consist of

Microsoft Xp sp 2
AMD 64 processor 3200+ 2.21 GHz
1g DDR2
Nvidia 6200 128mb

And he is having a problem with his pc. The problem is he can be playing a game like for ex. World of Warcraft and his monitor will just go blank but his pc is still on you can here the HDD's still working and the fans still going and all the Led's are still on but you cant see anything and you cant hear any sound . This problem doesn't accure when ever he is just surfing the web or playing games like line rider . Does anyone know what is wrong with it ?
 

A:Pc shutting down -_-

chrimbo said:

Ok my friend computer consist of

Microsoft Xp sp 2
AMD 64 processor 3200+ 2.21 GHz
1g DDR2
Nvidia 6200 128mb

And he is having a problem with his pc. The problem is he can be playing a game like for ex. World of Warcraft and his monitor will just go blank but his pc is still on you can here the HDD's still working and the fans still going and all the Led's are still on but you cant see anything and you cant hear any sound . This problem doesn't accure when ever he is just surfing the web or playing games like line rider . Does anyone know what is wrong with it ?Click to expand...

Hi chrimbo
I believe world of warcraft is a very demanding game, and your friends pc is well above what they say is needed to run it.What they dont tell you is that unless you have a very powerfully setup you will only be able to run the game with the setting turned down to at least midway.This is the usual cause of the crash you are describing.
start you settings at low and slowly work up to were you dont crash.
Good luck
Rex

 

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This is probably my first time posting, but I want to say thanks for all the info you all have on here, it's helped me a lot in the past.

Okay, I built my computer a year ago. I think it was a virus that killed my hard drive earlier this week. I noticed my PC was acting very slowly and then when shut off a random times. It began to shut off more frequently and then would not boot up at all. I installed the drive into another PC and ran some recovery software. At first I could see all the files, but the recovery software was taking a while to finish scanning the drive, so I left it on over night and during my work day the following day, total of about 18 hours running. When I got off work, it seemed to have locked up so I rebooted the PC. My hard drive was no longer functioning, just making a constant clicking sound. Windows, nor the recovery software could locate the drive.

Today I just bought a new hard drive. I finished installing Windows XP Pro and all my drivers and important software such as photo editing, Nero, Norton Firewall. As I was setting up the firewall, my pc suddenly shut off. I do not have broadband, so my PC has not been online yet. I rebooted and could only use it for a few minutes and then it shuts off again. I cleared the CMOS on the motherboard and reset all the settings. That did not help, it is still shutting off.

Is it possible the virus stayed on my motherboard and now transferred to this new hard drive? Anyone have some suggestions on what I ... Read more

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please can someone help me my pc keeps closing down and restartinG about every hour and its really doing my head in....below is the error message that comes up................if u cant read it it says............THIS SYSTEM IS SHUTTING DOWN.PLEASE SAVE ALL WORK IN PROGRESS AND LOG OFF. ANY UNSAVED CHANGES WILL BE LOST. TIME BEFORE SHUTDOWN.....16 SECS.MESSAGE........WINDOWS MUST NOW RESTART BECAUSE THE REMOTE PROCEDURE CALL (RPC) SERVICE TERMINATED UNEXPECTEDLYIT IS ALL IN 1 WINDOW MESSAGE BUT COULD ONLY TAKE THE PICTURES IN 2 SHOTS PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE CAN SOMEONE HELP

A:Pc Keeps Shutting Down ?

Hello toffeymen23,That could be a few things at this time. Just to rule out the possibility of malware, follow the instructions at http://www.symantec.com/security_response/...-081119-5051-99What security products are installed?

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I just built a new pc using a ASUS P5GDC deluxe motherboard and a intel pentium 4 800mhz processor. Im using a AXT case with a 450 watt power supply. Ive got a 160g hard drive and tons of memory. oh and I installed a diamond pci express graphics card too. Everything is brand new so there is no os installed on it yet
HERES THE PROBLEM: I turn on the computer its goes through the initial boot up process and then no matter if I got into the bios setup or not, it just shuts off.
HELP PLEASE Please dont refer me to ASUS tech support Ive been trying to get their help for a week now and there too busy to help so they take your name and number and NEVER call you back.
 

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Every 5-10 minutes or so my internet explorer shuts down and sends me back to the desktop. This usually happens when a pop-up window is blocked, but not always. It's very annoying can anyone help?
 

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try reinstalling it...
 

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Hello and thanks in advance for any help.

I scaned my laptop using NOD32, Bitdefender, SuperAntispyware, and Spybot all uptodate definitions and in Safemode. Aside from the regular cookies, nothing else - all clean. I've done this 3 times - nothing.

The problem is Internet Explorer keeps shutting down, saying it has to "finalize" (sorry, my system is in Spanish, so I hope I'm translating that word right) and then asks to send an error message, which I do.

It's been going on a week now and I don't seem to see any other problems. Any ideas?

Thanks again.
 

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I Keep Getting An Error Message Every Half Hour At Least While Online...internet Explore Has Experienced An Error And Needs To Shut Down. This Is So Annoying, How Can I Correct It? Thanks For Help. Annie1960
 

A:Ie Shutting Down

What we need is some info from you on your computer. Like make and model, processor, speed, ram, what operating system you have, video card and ram on the card.

But here are a couple of items you could try if you want.

IE Fix - http://windowsxp.mvps.org/IEFIX.htm
Repair - http://www.theeldergeek.com/repair_ie6.htm
 

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I have had the Inspiron 15 3542 since 2014. all the sudden it will restart saying your computer has run into a problem. Any solutions.

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