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Old 09-05-07, 11:13 AM   #10
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Default Re: system shut down

I had the same problem, end result was that it was caused by a new WD hard drive.

When the HDD was plugged in computer would shut down with out a warning just turn off like someone unplugged power from it.

PSU was fine, because in place of that WD, i plugged in 4 other HDD to stress it a bit, and computer was working perfectly fine. Put the WD back, and few minutes later its off.

I would recommend testing each component, only plug in what its absolutly required to start the computer, nothing else. If it still shut down, try to change the HDD to a different one.
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