Question about Toshiba Satellite A135-S2386 Notebook
I have a Dell inspiron 1420 running Vista. I have had it for about 1.5 years at least I would say and recently it is shutting itself down suddenly - going to the dreaded blue screen and then to the screen that gives the option to start in safe mode or normally, the latter by default if I don't select an option in a specified amount of time.
It has been doing this a couple of times a day for the last couple of days. It has happened before this but only on the odd occassion and then no problems. Any idea what could be causing this? I am on an island in a foreign country where I don't think that the computer 'shop' would have that much more knowledge than me so don't want to risk taking it there and having more problems.
I do have my computer on for many hours at a time often and it is a warm climate and though the left side of the computer feels warm to touch I can feel a fan is working underneath where there is a vent. Every now and then I notice an ant crawling on my computer though not always so i don't think they're living inside.
This type of problem happens a lot. Usually its associated with heat and dirt(dust). A good cleaning will increase your air flow and probably fix your problem.
Either way you MUST see whats happening inside...it can certainly be insects clogging critical areas...I've seen it before.
Posted on Apr 24, 2009
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