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Computer shutting down itself when left in idle and Power led blinks

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August 7, 2012 10:31:58 PM

Hi guys,facing a weird issue from past few days ie,whenever i m leaving my comp in IDLE suppose downloading so turned the monitor off...after a specific time(30mins approx.) my pc shuts off & just the power led blinks on the CPU case,all fans stopped.To start again i have to turn off the main & again turn it on & start the pc & it starts with the screen that windows has shutted down abnormally(safe mode,start windows normally page ;) ).One thing to notice while i m on the pc this doesnt happens even after hrs whatever i do(games,media conversion etc)..OC to 3.4ghz only cpu ratio(multiplier) is changed to 17 from 16,bios almost set to default values,no heat issues,power settings ok,psu is <1 month old & tested with full load,no malware(BIS 2013)...then where is the damn problem..????? :fou:  How i can save the event log???

PC Specs:
Phenom II 955 BE
Asus M5A88-M
Corsair Vengeance 2x4Gb @ 1333Mhz 9-9-9-24
ATI Radeon 4650 1GB DDR2
Seagate HDD Sata 3
LG DVD RW
Corsair GS600
a b B Homebuilt system
August 8, 2012 4:13:53 AM

Here are a few things to help trouble shoot...

First off update your BIOS/Drivers if not yet updated
http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3Plus/M5A88M/#do...

Then try clearing your CMOS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pdp_L5IxaNI

Then Try messing with the power options in Control panel

Then Run Memtest(test one stick at a time and do the usb version and boot off the usb)
http://www.memtest.org/

then run Burnintest(get standard version)
http://www.passmark.com/download/bit_download.htm

Then test your psu
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FWXgQSokF4

And finally try replugging/checking all conections in case.

Really hope this helps! :D 
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August 15, 2012 7:06:52 AM

Thanks Panicmaster85 but i found the reason...actually its not an issue of h/w or s/w it was happening due to Sleep was set to 30mins..Case solved :) 
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 15, 2012 4:09:30 PM

hahahaha the dumbest but easiest fix... dont feel too bad i took mine in because the screen went black in about 5min turns out it was the power saver thing :na: 

anyways glade to help! :D 
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