Why my cpu open and then after awhile will stop Tags: Computers CPUs Windows XP Last response: September 7, 2012 6:02 PM in Windows XP Share cora_50 September 7, 2012 1:34:29 PM my computer will open for a few seconds then it will stop at once More about : cpu open awhile stop PhilFrisbie September 7, 2012 6:02:22 PM You mean it powers off instantly? Is so, then it could be your CPU is overheating due to a failed fan or it is clogged up with dust and/or pet hair. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumComputer will not turn back on for awhile after hard shutdown ForumNew $2000 build - been out of the self build arena for awhile ForumGoing to be kind of slow for awhile ... ForumFPS lag after awhile in-game ForumAnything I can do to stop this annoying crackling noise ? ForumAMD CPU won't stop overheating! ForumWhy is software 7-8 years behind CPU technology?!?!?!?!? ForumIts been awhile ForumBuilding new computer want it to last for awhile .HELP!!! ForumOut of the game for awhile , need help with new gaming rig please! ForumFirst try in awhile - sub $700 gaming rig ForumMake the pain stop ...! Need therapy... ForumSuitable Upgrade to a GTX 460 - Open to all Suggestions ForumLast build was P3 500Mhz... Been awhile ... Please Advise... ForumFirst build in awhile , for light video/heavy photo editing. ForumWhy cpu fan is shut off after 5 minutes ForumStop Smothering AMD? ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP ForumLess space on hard disk after re-installing windows xp ForumI can install Xp to my MMS notpad though i made usb bootable xp , after copying More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !