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My laptop sudenly shuts down without warning

I can only use it if im connected to a power supply, the battery doesnt work and it sometimes just shuts down

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  • hcsr
    hcsr May 11, 2010

    Hello.



    If your battary does not work and doesn't charge then take it out of the laptop. no need for a dead battary in a working laptop, plus not sure if its a good idea to have it in the laptop incases of leekage.



    when your laptop is on with the ac connected does it work ok before it shutsdown of do you get memory errors sometimes. is the ACpower pack the correct power pack for that laptop. make sure the centre pin on the laptop is the same size as the power connecter hole on your power cord as is the pin is smaller then you could simply just have a bad power connection, keep in mind as well that if the ACpower is not the correct adaptor then that is also why the battary does not charge.

  • Flapa May 11, 2010

    It shuts down when connected to the AC adaptor only? Have you tested it whit the battery out of the laptop?



    If it shuts down with AC power supply only does it shutdown in a specific application? various aplications? specific OS?



    Specific timings? (temperature issues)





    Please respond.

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Sounds like thermal problem.Debris in the fan or heatsink

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