computer switches off

  nonowtatall 17:16 21 Mar 10
Locked

I have a dell desk top computer and just lately it takes to just switching off for no apparent reason and i have to start it up again what causes this to happen

  User-1229748 17:51 21 Mar 10

could be overheating,when was its last clean inside?also could look in event viewer to see if any clues there.

  User-1229748 17:53 21 Mar 10

may also be failing psu.

  nonowtatall 18:32 21 Mar 10

what is event viewer and where is it

  nonowtatall 19:10 22 Mar 10

hi smackheadz
found the event veiwer but what do i look for as there is a lot to look at i have also dusted and hoovered the computer also i see a battery in the works is that flat and want renewing

  User-1229748 23:24 22 Mar 10

are the fans working properly? have a read of this and see if anything seems to give any ideas.have a look in device manager to see if you have any yellow signs click here

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

What is Amazon Go and will it come to the UK? The store without checkouts or queues

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Why ecommerce hasn't taken off on social media

New MacBook Pro 2016 review | MacBook Pro with Touch Bar review: Apple's expensive and powerful…