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09-28-2000, 05:27 PM
When I start my computer it begins to come on and then it will shut down before anything comes on the monitor. It is not a new computer, I have been using it daily for about two years. I was in the control panel changing the font size, when it prompted me to restart I did so, however it did not restart, just shut down and now I am unable to run it. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what may be the problem? Thanks
09-29-2000, 01:29 AM
My first guess would be heat.
Set it up with the cover off and maybe a small fan blowing into the case, see if it boots. Then take the cover off and clean out all the dust. Use compressed air, form a can not a high pressure air compressor. You can get them at Radio Shack. I use a camera brush, or a small paint brush, but be careful not to bend any electronic components or knock any jumpers off...
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