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My laptop only turns on when it is plugged in but in about 5 seconds it will shut off.

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Do you keep it on a couch or a soft surface? Make sure the vents are not blocked by anything. It'll shut down if it overheats. If that's not the case, listen to the fan motor make sure it is working and cooling down your CPU. The last thing is your battery, It might be fried and overheating. You may want to remove the battery and run it with only power adapter to see if it stays on. Please let me know how it goes. Good luck :)

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