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Computer switches off automatically and gives 4 beeps (DG41TY m/b)

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April 8, 2012 6:00:22 AM

Hi,

I recently purchased an intel m/b DG41ty. I was sorking on it when the computer suddenly switched off on its own and gave 4 beeps. I tried to witch it on and was able to do so after 2-3 attempts.

What could be the reason?

Thanks,

Emma Good
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April 8, 2012 9:31:40 AM

According to Intel's manual on this board, that means your CPU is over heating.
See pg71 here:
http://downloadmirror.intel.com/17101/eng/DG41TY_TechPr...

Make sure all fans are working properly, and make sure the system has good ventilation outside the case (e.g., make sure it's not smothered).
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