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Computer shuts down during formatting

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  • Windows XP
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Last response: in Systems
April 19, 2014 12:12:30 PM

Hi, I have Core i3 based PC with 2 GB ram during XP Install my computer shuts down,
I have tried Changing CD ( No issues with CD )
have tried formatting thorugh Pen Drive ( NO issue with CD Drive )
also it always Shuts down at same spot near around
i.e. when XP Starts to Copy files prior to installation,

can any one please help me out i am in urgent need to fix my issue

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April 19, 2014 2:36:57 PM

Can you determine if the CPU overheats causing the system to shut down? Check the temperature in the BIOS because it won't get higher while installing the OS. It could also be the hard disk since it occurs while copying files to it.