windows and the entire machine will shut down after about 10 minutes Tags: BIOS Computers Shutdown Windows XP Last response: October 26, 2007 10:11 PM in Windows XP Share franks210 October 25, 2007 10:08:24 PM ok im trying to work on a computer and it will shut itself down after about 10 minutes. Anyone got anyideas, overheating, bios problem, virues, what? any help will be appreciated. More about : windows entire machine shut minutes riser October 26, 2007 2:10:01 PM Check the event viewer. Possible its over heating. What are you doing when it shuts down? What is running? g-paw October 26, 2007 10:11:11 PM If not heat, check the PSU Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSandy Bridge build i7 shutting down after 10 minutes ForumComputer restarts after playing videos games ( about 10 minutes ) ForumCrysis makes PC shut down after a while. (Sapphire 3870x2) ForumMy pc windows 7 shut down after some minutes of gameplay with video games ForumIntermittent shut-down problem ForumPC Randomly shut down in games. ForumHELP! New Computer shut down after 2 minutes and won't turn on again ForumLow-spec machine shut 's down after 10 seconds ForumBF3 Graphic Lag Every 5- 10 Minutes CPU/GPU Spikes ForumPC Shuts down after 30-40 minutes of gameplay - Not overheating??? Forumpc shut down 5 minutes after start to play game ForumRandom shut downs and won't power on for a few minutes ForumPC shutdown after some games run 1-2 minutes ForumPC shut down playing BF3 ForumPCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !