how come my computer keeps shutting off?
i'll be on the computer and then it will just shut off. i don't think that its a virus so if you know what's wrong tell me.
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
It appears that your computer could be overheating and shuts down to protect itself. Get yourself a can of compressed air and with computer shut off and unplugged remove the cover or side panel and blow all the dust from the inside. Pay close attention to the small CPU fan and aluminium heat sink.
When everything is clean, plug in the computer and start it. Look around inside to make sure all of the fans are running. Any fans not running will need to be replaced.
- 1 decade ago
it might be overheating, get a can of air and blow out the dust inside of it.