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[ale] PC shut off



On Tue June 29 2010, Jim Kinney wrote:
> I've seen this before with a failing power supply. I've also seen this
> associated with a bad motherboard. I have (sadly) also seen this once
> associated with software that tried to put a system to sleep and just sent
> a power off instead. I doubt that software is the culprit in this case
> since it appears this is a home server and would not have need for sleep
> modes.
>
> I would be most suspicious of power supply first. It's the easiest to
> change and lest expensive.

yeah, good point. If it happens again... I'll fire up the laptop & order a 
power supply.. can't really afford to have a spare right now, laid off, still 
paying IRS, and yesterday I got MORe good news, I need yet ANOTHER crown..


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