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Top of keyboard gets hot and shuts off frequently.

The top of my computer gets hot then atomatically shuts off. It is an HP xb2000

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  • joyce_koppen May 09, 2009

    Yes, this is a laptop. it is sitting on an hp xb2000 notebook expansion base. Seems like the cooling fan runs alot, too.

  • joyce_koppen May 09, 2009

    No, it sits on my desk!

  • tbock86
    tbock86 May 11, 2010

    Hello, is this a laptop?

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The reason it is shutting down is because it is overheating. It used to happen to me as well. Are you using this on a bed or other soft object?

Posted on May 09, 2009

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    tbock86 May 09, 2009

    Try propping something under it, but make sure the object doesnt block the cooling fans. This is most liely the problem. Hope this helps.

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