Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetHardwareDesktops · 1 decade ago

my computer turns of 3 seconds after i turn it on?

i just added a new ram stick to my computer which was working fine then i tried to add a processor but i did not and i put everything back together the way it was now everytime i turn my computer on it turns off 3 seconds later?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Tried adding a processor?

    Could be your heatsink/fan isn't seated properly so the system is immediately overheating and shutting down- that's a safety feature. But 3 seconds seems like an awfully short time- I'd replace the original RAM and see if it still cuts off.

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