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iMac shutting down when I try to use any Apps

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May 24, 2012 8:44 PM

I need help!

 

My iMac is shutting down whenever I try to open an app. Everything was going fine, then I tried to open Skype and was forced to shut down the computer using the power button (there was no error message, just this message to shut down using the power button). I restarted it and deleted Skype thinking there was something wrong with the app. Then I tried opening Firefox and it asked me to shut down again. And it does it whenever I try to oPen any app. What is wrong?!

 

I'm on Snow Leopard, bought my computer in september. I'm kind of a new Mac user as this is my first Mac computer so I don' really understand everything ('cause I've seen a post about this but I don't understand half the stuff). Please help, I switched from PC to avoid having problem with operating system :(

iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)

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