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Acer Laptop random shutdown

I have been having a big issue with my Acer Aspire 5002WLMi laptop, in that it seems to overheat and shut down so rapidly and for no reason I can tell. There seems to be no environmental factor as the Laptop is not in a warm area, and its fan ports are left clear of obstruction.

When I turn the laptop on, the fan seems to be firing up and working normally, but about ten or fifteen minutes of having it on I can feel the Laptop beginning to overheat through the keyboard. After about twenty minutes of being on, the Laptop will usually abruptly shut down. What could be causing this? It has become a common occurance, and I am really confused as to what could be making it get so warm so fast...

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  • Soulthunder Nov 18, 2008

    Thanks for the reply frenzy, but how exactly would I go about resetting bios? Where do I go to reset it?

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As you open your computer you'll see the bios startup tap del or F1 immediately then a blue screen appears find load bios defaults then find boot sequence carefully and rearrange it like this:
HDD
DVD drive
floppy or usb
then esc and save changes then the system will automatically reboot
there you go if you have any further questions you can ask me again

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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I think the problem there is the laptop's overclocking too excessive try resetting bios or in their words set it to default

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