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Laptop boots then shuts automatically off

My laptop boots but after a few seconds it completely shuts itself off. My laptop works fine but if I attempt to restart it for any reason 9 out 10 times it completely shuts off right after it starts to load Windows. I can get into Bios and be in there for hours with no problems. I have updated the Bios and all drivers. I have replaced the memory completely. This occurs with battery in the laptop or strictly ac power.

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  • carbonbase Mar 10, 2009

    My laptop is a P105-S6147. The laptop sometimes will go through post and boot but most of the time it starts to boot then shuts off. This happens at various times during post. Kinda lost as to what is causing this. I thought it might be the bios so I upgraded it on one of the few times it would boot, but to no avail.

  • Delinked May 19, 2009

    I don't have confirmed answer.  But, my Toshiba Satellite A15-S1292 suffers the same problem.  My Internet perusal suggests this results from overheated microprocessor and the built-in kind-of thermostat turns off the computer for protecting itself.  As to my laptop, I gave up fixing it.  I avoid running processor-and-cache-memory intensive programs such as streaming long video or thorough anti-virus scan, because it will predictably force computer shutdown after an unpredictable lapse of time.  Creating air space under the hot-to-feel laptop does not help.  Delimited 5/19/09

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Try this, if you have a fast hand, the second it boots, push Ctrl+Shift+Esc and end taskeng.exe.
If you can't do it fast enough, try booting into safe mode, going to scheduled tasks, and removing any suspicious ones.
If you don't know how to boot to safe mode, push f8 until you see a screen which allows you to choose safe mode.

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