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My iMac shuts down

My iMac shuts down itself and after a while i can power it up again. And repeating this again and again.

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Please define after a while. Is it seconds, minutes, hours? Is it using a certain application or any application. - The more details you provide the better your answers.


No appplication running and i can power up in a few hours.


Its an iMac, no MacBook


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Sounds like overheating -

There are several others with similar problems and a myriad of possible fixes.

Most involve opening the case as a first step, then cleaning and checking capacitors.

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Verry helpfull, thanks for the inquiry.

Greets Robert

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