pc crashing at 62c cpu temp please help!

  STEVE71163 09:37 04 Jan 03
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  STEVE71163 09:37 04 Jan 03

My pentium 3 computer has started crashing and the cpu temperature is 60-62c. Any ideas? The fan is working!

  AndySD 09:58 04 Jan 03

Have you added any new hardware?

  STEVE71163 10:02 04 Jan 03

No only the speedfan software download

  AndySD 10:23 04 Jan 03

Has the problem been hapening since then... if so then the fan speed is set to low. click here

  STEVE71163 10:29 04 Jan 03

Thanks andy for replying. The fan speed is set at 100% which is 5200rpm.

  AndySD 10:36 04 Jan 03

Try booting into the bios and looking in System Health (or similar) and see what the temp of the procesor is there.

  STEVE71163 10:40 04 Jan 03

I did try on several ocasions last night to have a look at the bios. When the first screen comes up it says press esc for cmos or f2 for post. Which one do i push for cmos or post?

  oldal 10:43 04 Jan 03

I am open to correction but 60/62 isn't excessively hot. I would suspect that your problem lies elsewhere. Try removing Speedfan, how does the system crash ? i.e. does it give an error msg. or freeze.

  BRYNIT 10:53 04 Jan 03

could be power unit over heating. look at the back if the fan is clogged with dust switch off and use vac.

  STEVE71163 10:56 04 Jan 03

Thanks BRYNIT
I will give that a go!

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