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Gateway Desktop When you turn on my desktop it will turn off a couple of seconds later. I took it for service and the tech said it was too slow so he upgraded it to 2gb and it did still did not stay on. He then said he could not fix it. Is it a motherboard, fan or everything. I do not want to buy a new computer especially w/Vista. Mine has XP

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Could be a blown capacitor on the motherboard in wich case i would suggest replacing the pc, or it could be a bad power supply, could also be overheating, or it could be a software problem. more than likley its a bad power supply or a blown cap, look at the motherboard you should see some small black cylnders, those are capacitors, if any of them seem to be bulging or dented then you have a blown cap and its time to replace either the mother board or the entire pc, its almost more cost effective to replace the whole pc though, good luck
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