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ARGH!!!! STUPID COMPUTER!!!! Answered

Ok, get this: I just bought my new computer 2 months ago from this weird dealer for around 800 bucks. Then these problems started occurring: Internet connection s clearly on, but internet wont process, I have a hard time logging in here, word wont work, PowerPoint screws up, and sometimes when I'm just sittin' there minding my own business, it turns off and can't be turned on! Is there a way I could fix this? Have I been ripped off? Should I get a MacBook instead?

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Sandisk1duo
Sandisk1duo

11 years ago

re-install xp, if you need a cd, TELL ME i will help...

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

I kinda need a CD, but I live in Indonesia, so....

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Sandisk1duo
Sandisk1duo

Reply 11 years ago

refer to the message i sent you

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

k

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Goodhart
Goodhart

11 years ago

I would have to agree with Scurge here....that sounds like the PSU's tripping off too early, thinking it is overheating (or maybe it IS overheating), and shutting down. This would prevent it from being turned on until it auto reset.

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

Thanks.... I'll look into that

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Scurge
Scurge

11 years ago

As far as the random power-downs thing, it may be the power supply is going out. A simmilar thing happened to my neighbot, PC was randomly shutting off, he replaced the power supply and it's all fixed. as for the software issues, nothing fixed software issues like a fresh install of XP. I believe that's already been mentioned though.

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

11 years ago

. Try contacting the dealer or the manufacturer. . Might be a heat related problem - make sure all the fans are running. . Possibly a bad capacitor on the mobo - look for "pregnant" caps. . Could be a loose nut behind the keyboard. . Reformat the HDD.

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

Thanks for the tip! Although the dealer is my teacher called Andy who just moved to Iraq........

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KentsOkay
KentsOkay

Reply 11 years ago

Why am I not surprised.. haha

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

Seriously.... why are you not surprised?

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KentsOkay
KentsOkay

Reply 11 years ago

A clear admission of guilt and self preservation... Evidently he finds Iraq less dangerous than you.

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

Hahaha.... I'll take that as a compliment :D

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spiker
spiker

Reply 11 years ago

i second the reformat....

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thermoelectric
thermoelectric

11 years ago

Thats sad, poor computer or should i say u

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

Haha.... yeah, the com. is a total screw up, so I was like " Screw this I'm gettin' Mac! "

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

No.

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

Haha.....

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

LOL

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thermoelectric
thermoelectric

Reply 11 years ago

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

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thermoelectric
thermoelectric

Reply 11 years ago

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

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thermoelectric
thermoelectric

Reply 11 years ago

WHY????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

I'm going to bed now, cya

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littlechef37
littlechef37

11 years ago

When it just turns off thats probably a heat issue ( as NachoMahma said below) It could be a problem with windows (virus). So did you buy it new or used ? (If it was used it better be a good computer for 800 bucks
Is it XP or vista that you are using?
Maybe try a Linux live cd and see if your internet works. Then we can figure out if its software or hardware related. (Ubuntu ),we know if it hw or sw I can help you out a bit better

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

I used XP, and I think the computer's new. I bought it from my deadbeat teacher who escaped to Iraq ( for details see my other topic called " Some teacher he is..... " ). It's fine when I first used it.... or maybe it IS just an old beat up comp. but he fix the looks? aw, dang it!

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littlechef37
littlechef37

Reply 11 years ago

Maybe he just put older parts in a newer case ? Did you try the live cd idea ? I had a freind who bought a used computer but his internet was super slow (5kbs) and it turned out to just a windows related error! To see if it is a heat problem that is turning off your computer all you have to do is: When your computer is first starting (right after you here the BEEP) Press whatever key is required to get into setup. Most computers will use either DEL F2 F3 F12 to get into setup. Once you get into setup there will probably be a tab ( or some other way to manouver around in setup) Called System monitoring, go there and watch the temperature rise. If the cpu tempature is any hotter than 70C after an hour then theres no surprise its shutting down. IF thats the case your computer needs better cooling. My laptop on its cooling pad can (at basicly idle) can stay at about 16C! To lower temp√Ęture simply add a fan. or if its get to hot you should look into liquid cooling.

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

Nah, I think this thing IS a total screw up..... I'm getting a bew comp. Is MacBook any good?

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littlechef37
littlechef37

Reply 11 years ago

YEAH but it will take a bit of getting used to !

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

Oooohhh..... thanks.

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littlechef37
littlechef37

Reply 11 years ago

If we know*

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REA
REA

11 years ago

>>...and sometimes when I'm just sittin' there minding my own business, it turns off and can't be turned on! Is there a way I could fix this? Have I been ripped off? Should I get a MacBook instead? in order: its on hibernate, yes turn off hibernate (in the screen saver window), big time, no you will be riped off even more!

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

That is so NOT the problem....

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

11 years ago

hmmmmmmmmm...................... i would say when he used the computer, it got a virus, so he sold it to you, and ripped you off

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

Maybe, but at first it worked fine, although it's not what you exactly call first class either......

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whatsisface
whatsisface

11 years ago

You may have been having issues logging on here because your account was locked.

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Camisado
Camisado

Reply 11 years ago

Before that. And just 30 minutes ago.