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Computer shuts down then turns back on

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February 8, 2013 6:29:39 PM

mobo: MSI-880GMA-E41
cpu:AMD PHENOM2 X4 965 BE
gpu:GTX 550ti Gigabyte
ram:8GB Corsair RAM
hd:320GB WD HDD
psu:Corsair 750w cx
case:CM K350 with 2 fans

The problem is the computer shuts off then turns itself back on after long periods of time, does anybody know what it could be? I don't see how cooling could be the problem, i originally thought it was the CPU so i applied some more paste and also bought two new fans for the case.. I'm not sure what else to do, i might try formatting but i have scanned with malwarebytes and i'm not picking anything up, i know the computer has a virus though because google chrome is redirecting me to sites, i have had this problem before but i fixed it but can't remember how, does anybody know what it could be and how i could fix it? please help :cry: 

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February 8, 2013 9:20:07 PM

run the windows repair stuff from the instalation disc, assuming youre using windows. that usually fixes stuff.
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February 8, 2013 9:28:43 PM

try booting off a hirem boot cd and scan your pc and run some tools like memtest. try running hirem mini xp boot and see if the system shuts down.
February 8, 2013 9:36:12 PM

then get the log, if possible and post a pastebin for us to examine if things go south.