Having problems with your Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop ?

Computer shuts down after 15 mintues or so. Replaced power supply, so thats not the problem. After 10 mintues computer might come back on. Sometimes the fans will come on and nothing else. It very inconsistent.


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It would be useful to have more complete info about your system. Model, OS, RAM, etc. However, there are a few generic possible problems.

The power supply receptacle on the motherboard may be out of spec ... it does not secure the power connector properly.

You may have a software or driver conflict. Use some thing like Belarc (free at belarc.com) to get a list of software and driver versions for your computer. Check with each manufacturer's website to ensure that your OS version and level is listed in their "system requirements". If not either remove the software or driver or update it.
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