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System unstable for the last month, my daughters laptop has been behaving very oddly. It runs slow while on charge, shuts down for no reason and gets very hot when in use.

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This could be a couple of things, the shutdown will probably be because of the overheating, check for blockage around fan extraction area. The other could be that there is a virus or spyware running, taking over the processors work and causing a shut down or overheat error, check for both. The other could be a driver conflict, try doing a system restore to before the problem started.

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