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PC turned off for 1 minute

By terry5880
Aug 12, 2012
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  1. Hi all built my pc myself about 2 years ago and had no problems but just now it switched off itself tried to turn back on and nothing unplugged power cord plugged back in nothing then 1 minute later it came back on and no problems .. anyone have suggestion why thanks
     
  2. terry5880

    terry5880 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 527

    hi UPDATE pls can anyone help with suggestions just happened again pc been on all day yesterday opnly done it once then been on for few hours and now just done it again then affter 1 tro 2 minutes it will let me turn it back on . I opened pc took cpu fan off cleaned re applied new thermal paste to cpu used compressed air to blow out any dust in case and took out ram and replaced . all working at mo but any suggestions would be great //
     
  3. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Maniac Posts: 1,831   +184

    Not really sure but it might be your psu.
     
  4. terry5880

    terry5880 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 527

    I was thinking along them lines
     
  5. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Maniac Posts: 1,831   +184

    I would swap out the psu if possible. Just to see.
     
  6. terry5880

    terry5880 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 527

    but like now its working fine been on for 4 hours
     
  7. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Maniac Posts: 1,831   +184

    Figures I would just keep a eye on it . If it dose it again . Then try swapping out the power supply.
     
  8. Doctor John

    Doctor John TS Enthusiast Posts: 247   +15

    Could be overheating, in which case you have probably fixed it already? (y)
     
  9. terry5880

    terry5880 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 527

    thanks all for comments since re applying new thermal paste its been ok but only had it on 1 hour today so far so will keey eye on it .. thanks all
     


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