Laptop Shuts Down By Itself.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by DaveSmolens, May 24, 2011.

  1. DaveSmolens

    DaveSmolens

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    For the last 2 months my wife's laptop has been shutting down by itself.

    It started once a week and now its every day. We are not doing anything different. Does anybody know what might cause this and how to fix it. :bow:

    Thanks
     
    DaveSmolens, May 24, 2011
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    tekken

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    Did you try to keep the laptop running in safe mode for sometime and check if the issue is happening.
    Also needs to know, if the laptop is shutting down after opening or working on any particular application.Uninstalling and re-installing might help to fix it.
    Also recommend to run a check disk scan on the laptop to check for any issues with bad sector or corrupted file system

    Thanks
    Tekken Journey
     
    tekken, Jun 24, 2011
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    killie99

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    probably the radiator that full of dust. Download 'speedfan' temp monitor program and post back what the core temps are.
     
    killie99, Jun 29, 2011
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    remixedcat meow!

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    try safe mode

    try to check temperatures

    also please go the even viewer at:
    start>all programs>administrative tools>event viewer

    and tell us if anything happened.
     
    remixedcat, Jul 2, 2011
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    BanStick

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    With a laptop, it is most likely from overheating. I would check the vents and make sure to blow them out real good with compressed air before turning it back on. Then, as others suggested, boot into safe mode and check the event viewer.
     
    BanStick, Jul 5, 2011
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    davidelliott Hardware freak

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    Yep, most likely overheating.
     
    davidelliott, Jul 13, 2011
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