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PC Shuts Down itself

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  • Started 4 years ago by Harshad
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I have Windows XP SP3 installed in my system.
Intel Pentium D CPU (2.8 GHz),
2 GB DDR2 Ram.
From yesterday , My Computer is shutting down itself whenever i try to play 720p videos. But today, it happened even in NORMAL usage.
I checked the CPU Temperature and fan speeds from the BIOS Menu.
CPU Fan Speed ranging from :- 3515-3668 rpm
System Fan Speed ranging from :- 2280-2343 rpm
CPU temperature - 86°C/186°F

Could this high temperature be the reason why my PC is shutting down itself?

Posted 4 years ago
Posts: 17584

Very possible. Check the temp tolerance of your CPU in the spec sheet at the manufacturers site. You may want to do some cleanup inside the box (with a can of compressed air) and also renew the thermal paste of your CPU cooler.

Posted 4 years ago

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