Hello,Why my pc switches off automatically?
My Pc switches off automatically. The technician replaced fan in the CPU unit a few months ago but its still getting switched off. Now the technician is saying that it's a hardware problem and need to replace the hardware inside the CPU. Whether I need to buy a new hardware for Rs 2800. Can any one help me.
My PC is 6 yrs old. OS is WindowsXP
the tower case is not the cpu . The cpu is the processor chip inside .
It has a fan that might be clogged with dust after 6 years an that can cause windows to shut down to protect components .
First thing to try is disconnect from the power , take the side of the case off and clean it with a can of compressed air to blow all the dust out .
DO NOT USE A VACUUM CLEANER , or a brush
then plug it back in with the case side still off and see if all the cooling fans are spinning