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My laptop is just over 1 year old, an Acer Aspire 9100. Sometimes the fan gets a little noisey sometimes not. Recently it has been shutting itself off mid task, no warnings or beeps. Sometimes it can run for hours, sometimes for 15 minutes before it switches off, the battery seems to charge ok, It doesnt even get warm before it switches off. I bought a notebook cooler which has done nothing to help. Any ideas anyone please? Thanks in advance Jenny

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  • jennifer sedgwick Jan 16, 2007

    No, sometimes Ive just switched it on and let it boot up, 5 mins later, its off again

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Give the vents round the side and underneath a hoover out first, then check in acer e manager, there you should see settings for your fan, HDD and hibernation , you can set the fan on all the time or default, check it's set correctly and see if you resolve the issue. Turn hibernation off and HDD idle shutdown off to see if any change in shutdown. Does the pc shut down in any particular programme?

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