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Ibm turns on than shuts down

Thanks for your help here is my problem in detailmy ibm when i turn it on it makes sounds than it shuts down the screen stays blank

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Hi, May be the harddisk is not recognizing. Restart your laptop and go for BIOS and check whether the harddisk is recognized.

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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In your case,

the most simplest way to shut down your laptop is to override your processing by simply holding down the shutdown button until your computer turns off (do this when all your work is saved and the "Windows is shutting down" mode is on your screen).

This idea is not recommended but will always work.




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Its something to do with the trackpoint, possibly the cable has become loose.
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Your unit may be overheating. That may be the reason that it will work when it is cool and shuts down when it heats up.
First,check and see if you feel a lot of heat under the laptop. Also look to see if the fan is working. You can probably hear the fan if it is working. If the unit is very hot and the fan is bad or intermittent, you need to have it service. Heat can cause more damage.

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