PC shutdown itself

my PC shutdown itself no matter what am i doing. what can i do?  i'm using win2k.
matleyAsked:
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Luc FrankenEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
Hi matley,

Some more information might be helpfull.
What kind of computer are you using?
When does your computer shutdown? (After gaming?)

Also, try rightclick "My computer" => "Properties" => "Advanced" => "Startup and recovery" => uncheck "automatically reboot"

Greetings,

LucF

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qfrenCommented:
hi:

did u install new software or hardware recently?
Try to update the latest driver for ur hardware...


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Repairing, Recovering, and Restoring an Installation of Windows 2000
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KingHollisCommented:
Like qfren asked, I'd be curious to know if you've added new hardware recently-- in particular memory. I've seen random shutdowns after people added non-matching memory modules [somethig as simply overlooked as ECC vs non-ECC]. Does it automatically shutdown and reboot or do you get the BSOD [blue screen of death] first?
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Techno_IconCommented:
i would also think this could be hardware related.  check your video card drivers and see if they are upto date!

more info required also!
matleyAuthor Commented:
gentlemen,

we didnt add any new hardware. the shutdown occurs anytime, with any programs running. anyway, i tried LucF suggestion. we'll see if the problem will go away.
Luc FrankenEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
matley,

The problem won't go away with just disabling automatically reboot, but it should give you a blue screen, post the error code wich you get there, or look it up yourself at http://www.auhma.org/win5/kbestop.htm for possible resolutions.

LucF
peter_fleurOperational Director Commented:
Try installing all the microsoft patches from windowsupdate.microsoft.com. This sounds like the rdc bug in windows which causes a lot of problems.

Peter
notch_ur_headCommented:
Hi matley

run scan disk and ckhdisk
and then tell, is there any prob. ?

- notch_ur_head
matleyAuthor Commented:
after trying LucF suggestion the problem no longer persist.
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