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M140 laptop wont work

Have owned it a couple years.....turned it on the other day and got a screen saying it had shut down to prevent damage....everytime i turn it on it says that.....geek squad today said hardrive checked out fine...what should i do next?

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Here's possible problems.

Processor is overheating. fan might not be spinning properly or laptop could be too dusty inside. or some small capacitors are causing shorts.

Video cards fan isn't spinning or doing the same as the other.

check those if that isn't the problems. then the os is infected with a virus. that is attacking the computer causing it to shut down to prevent data loss. check into these solutions.

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

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