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Laptop starts then shuts down

My Fuitsu A1010 starts-lights, fan, fujitsu start screen, for a couple of seconds then shuts down. I have checked the memory, battery and power supply and even another hard drive - all seem to be ok. Any ideas? Thanks

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  • Jim Holft Dec 11, 2006

    Thanks for your reply. I have tried pressing F8, ESC, F2 or F12 - the laptop still runs for about 2 seconds and then just powers off. I see the Fujitsu start screen, then the boot screen starts, then off.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    Hard shut down when laptop battery runs low. Checked the power settings, everything fine there.



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As soon as you power up keep pressing F8 to get into safe mode. You will see a black screen with various options, go to Safe mode with networking, and see if your laptop stays on. If it does you should be able to go to the manufacturer web site and download latest graphic drivers, as this may be the problem. Download, then uninstal current graphics driver from add/remove programmes. Re-boot your pc and when it finds your graphics again ensure that you point windows to install the down loaded driver and not a generic driver. If you were not able to get this far, then a possible processor or motherboard failure is the answer; taking to a qualified repairer is recommended.

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