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  1. TFfanmaiku

    TFfanmaiku The robot and brony guy!

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    For a while now my computer has been randomly shutting off and then turning back on for no reason. My computer is not updating anything or I'm not doing anything weird, its just turning off randomly and it super annoying. Any help will be welcomed.
     
  2. Aernaroth

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    Sounds like a power supply issue. Or ghosts. Take it to a computer repair shop. Or a priest.
     
  3. Eigo Risu

    Eigo Risu Less than meets the eye

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    is it overheating? my laptop shuts down if it gets too toasty, maybe yours is set to reboot?
     
  4. Omegatron

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    Mine started doing that. I got the power supply replaced, and it was good for a while, and then died a death from which it would not return. Start backing stuff up now, if you can.
     
  5. Gingerchris

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    Always back everything up, even if your computer is working fine. My previous computer showed no signs of a problem and then one day refused to start up properly. Apparently something had died inside and killed the whole system with no chance of recovery. Thankfully I'm always really paranoid and OCD about keeping back-ups of stuff I don't want to lose on separate drives and computers so I lost nothing of value. But I know people that have had their whole lives on their computer (photos, videos, books they've been writing or music they've made) and never bothered to have a back-up copy and lost the irreplaceable lot.
     
  6. Tripredacus

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    Post make, model and operating system version.
     
  7. 2ndSndWve

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    This happend to my dad's computer a few years back. Is it an e-machines desktop T6528? If so get a new power supply NOW. That particular model has a faulty stock power supply. If it's been doing this for a while, get a new motherboard as well b/c it's probably fried at that point.
     
  8. Avengers

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    Check your power supply sleep mode settings.
     
  9. Starscream600

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    As everyone has stated, check your power supply. And also backup your stuff if you haven't. I too had this problem, so I replaced my power supply and everything worked fine till present. If changing power supply doesn't help, it may be a processor issue. If that happens, I suggest getting a new computer instead of replacing it.

    Maybe you should backup your TF collection too. :lol 
     
  10. nobleboivin

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    what they said above me
     
  11. CyclonuS_ZerO

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    Same, either power supply or overheating prob sir.
     

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