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Dell 1525 completely shuts itself down eg. when playing Sims 2

We've had this laptop for just over a year now, and it has just started shutting down, mainly when my daughter is playing Sims 2, or is on MSN. It just shuts itself off with no warning. Also, the power cablle appears damaged (where it tends to bend when plugged in) - not sure whether this has anything to do with it??

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  • sheryl_mille Mar 09, 2009

    i'll give it a try - thx

  • jemma_ash Apr 02, 2009

    my 1525 laptop shuts down randomly as well... had it for not even a year and contacted Dell support... they told me to run the diagnostics test...it froze while doing that... so they sent me a new hard drive... now a month on from the new hard drive the same thing is happening again! i'm not even doing anything major on the laptop at the time.

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2009

    the inspiron 1525 randomly shuts down - and surely its not a heat realted issue. by now dell should have had a fix for this piece of junk

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This did the trick http://en.kioskea.net/faq/sujet-4281-dell-inspiron-1525-overheating-and-shutting-down

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Inside the game change the resolution and check if the same problem persists. if so then the game is using the resources a lot.
also this is a problem with the OS. but you will have to sort it out with the game before deciding

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