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Laptop turns off

My laptop shuts down when I play my simulated game. It does not do it every time, but it is becoming more frequent. It will completely shut down and I can not turn it back on for at leat 15 minutes. Then I am able to turn it back on. By the way the game that I play is "The Sims2".

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Sounds like a heat issue. All laptops have a way of dispelling heat from the processor. First, see if you're using it in an environment where these ports are being covered up. Second, if your laptop has cooling fans, see if theyre working (look on the bottom or sides depending on the model). Check for dust buildup on or around the heat vents or fans. If dusty, invest in a can of compressed air, and blow the dust out of the vents and/or fans. Finally, many computer stores carry cooling lappads. You can try one of those and see if your issue resolves.

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