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When multitasking pc gets hot and shuts down

\015 When I'm using apps that require alot of video and multi-surfing sites frequently or when my virus scan runs I hear my mutiple speed fan kick on high and the she shuts down and I get a glimps of the blue screen of death. Now in all honesty this started over a month ago but has just gotten worse...and I have poked around in the cmos but I don't think I could have screwed up anyything except maybe the shut down temp on processor.My MB is a Biostar group N61PC-M2S 200 megahertz with a AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3.10gigahertz cpu\015

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This happens when the CPU overheats and shuts down (ie thermal overload) and won't boot up again until it has cooled down. If the problem is not rectified, eventually the CPU will fail.
The problem is caused by a faulty CPU fan and or the fan and heat sink assembly is clogged with dust.
Check the CPU fan, if it does not spin freely then replace it. Also loosen and vacuum the dust off the fan and heat sink.
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