PC shuts down on its own while watching video [Solved/Closed]

Ask a question kellen89 4Posts Wednesday December 17, 2008Registration date June 5, 2009 Last seen - Last answered on Sep 17, 2017 at 03:41 AM by HMH
I have a problem with my computer, whenever I watch a video, after about 10-15 minutes it shuts down. I've recently bought this desktop. It works fine for all other tasks, such as internet, music etc. I have also tried several media players and all of them just shut down my system. I have NVIDIA Geforce FX5500 as graphics card.

I have no idea of how to cure this, please help me.
plus moins
This seems to be a driver issue.

Try to download the latest driver from
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Vandore- Dec 15, 2012 at 11:36 PM
Well, I clicked the link and it wasnt working, so I clicked "if this isnt working click this" but it just went to the same thing
Vandore- Dec 16, 2012 at 03:26 PM
it says unable to find ur GPU :(
airbud- Aug 19, 2016 at 02:57 AM
just update drivers
Almighty- Jun 15, 2017 at 06:05 PM
In most cases is a driver issue but sometimes it can be by stuck keys of the laptop.

I had a laptop that I dropped water on it, still working but a few keys were sticked. In this case I recommend disconnect the laptop keyboard from the mother. And obviously keep the drivers up to date.
HMH- Sep 17, 2017 at 03:41 AM
Thank you so much ,
I installed a new GPU driver and my laptop works fine now ,
I also change the performance from high to balance.

Thanks again ,
plus moins
Alright, turn on firewall if its not, then, go to CONTROL Panel, Performance and maintenance, System, Advanced [tab], Startup and recovery [settings], and for automatic restart, uncheck this. WARNING: this may put your computer at risk, but not likely. Always run a virus check after using the internet for more than 30 mins, and clean the hard drive after virus checks. Good luck, hope this helped!
Bryce S- Jan 17, 2011 at 08:51 AM
maybe just after you're done with the internet. every 30 mins is a little rough.
sillygirl- Mar 31, 2011 at 11:12 PM
thank you so much!!!
ManjeshGowda N- Feb 26, 2015 at 11:11 PM
i hope this helps! thank you so much!
plus moins
I solved the same issue by buying a usb fan and placing it on the top of my pc (above the installed fan vent). No problems at all after that.

Coolerguys Dual 80mm USB Fan Set with Grills £12
raj- Jun 23, 2016 at 02:21 AM
it says no compatibility plz help
sathish kanna- Aug 24, 2016 at 02:37 PM
thank you very much for giving the best solution

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