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I have a HP Pavillion DZ8000,,a few weeks ago i tried to reformat the hard drive and each time i start to install it on the first disc it will run for about 20 minutes and the computer will shut down,,what may it be ,,i was told two things ,,the mother board or the hard drive

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Yes but i would go for the hard disk first.

also you can check for a BIOS update.
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