Having problems with your Compaq PC Desktops ?
I have a Compaq Presario SR1320NX Desktop computer. Over the last couple of days, the computer just shuts down on its own when it is turn on. It initially started to shut off while the the computer was in use. Now, I can get as far as the start up screen and the system just shuts down. What may be the cause? Alonzo
Check your power supply fan, see if it working.
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