graphics card broblem maybe???

  wilkiewonder 14:02 22 Jan 07
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simple question..... can a faulty graphics card make a pc shut down suddenly without warning???

  wilkiewonder 14:03 22 Jan 07

by shut down i mean just turn off as if the power had been pulled

  brundle 14:03 22 Jan 07

yes
and a faulty psu
or
overheating cpu

and many other things

  wilkiewonder 14:09 22 Jan 07

thanks brundle i thought so, sometimes it starts up and runs for 10 to 15 minutes but ocasionally during start up it blue sreens with a message but its only there for a split second before it goes off but i did get a glimps of part of it and it did say something about vidio adapters, any ideas?

  brundle 14:12 22 Jan 07

Go to Control Panel/System, click Advanced tab, click Settings under `Startup and Recovery`, untick `Automatically Restart` - you should be able to read the message next time it happens.

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