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Always shutdown my IBM ThinkPad A21m 2628 PC Notebook

When I turn on my IBM thinkpad A21m 2628 laptop after several minutes, it always shutdown.After shutdown, it never start up when i try to turn it on.I wait several minutes and when i turn on again it was starting up and shutdown again after several minutes.I already replaced hard disk and installed new OS but still it always shutdown.what is the problem?pls help me.thank you

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  • liljoey1 Dec 12, 2007

    i have somewhat similar problem. but instead it shuts down loading windows and after repeated attempts windows finally loads. i can let it sit indesktop for hours or use help or check and change window settings and it works fine but if i use certain applications it shuts down. i also let it sit in bios setup or boot to floppy and let it sit and doesnt shut down. i did a diagnostics with pc doctor in dos and it ran all tests without shutting down.

    everything passed except the hd linear test. i did a scandisk and read test showed errors when i tried the write test it shutdown. was going to replace hd but seeing other people having shutdown problems now i dont know



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It must be a processor overheating problem, check the vents are not restricted and if the fan is always on or never comes on because of a faulty temp setting then theres a overheating problem and the processor will shut down before any damage.

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