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Switched off at random twice yesterday and is running way slower

1/ the screen flickers alot now - so back light connection? 2/yesterday first time it happened- the laptop just switched off at random 3/thank you

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  • bajbansal May 20, 2009

    the cpu shut down out of the blue



    i had a black dos screen come up with the usual safe mode options or start normally



    after that it loads only it appears to be running slower (memory?)



    the flickering occurs more frequently now but after the cpus been on a while (could it be the connections?)

  • bajbansal May 20, 2009

    i am using norton and have spybot done the scans haven't found anything so its all quiet on that front



    seems to be working ok atm

    (fingers crossed eh?!)



    thanks for helping us out

  • Art Ellison
    Art Ellison May 11, 2010

    If the screen is flickering a lot, it could be the backlight--does it have a manual brightness switch (like a slider switch)?
    It also could be the video card, but I'm inclined to think it's the flourescent backlight.
    You say it turned off by itself? Did the monitor just go black or did the computer actually shut down?


  • Art Ellison
    Art Ellison May 11, 2010

    Yes, it could be the connection to the LCD, but one thing I would try is to blow the dirt out of all the spaces in the computer that might affect cooling.
    Have you tried, also, to run disk checking for errors (scandisk)?
    Another question (maybe silly, but...) are you running a good anti-virus product? Have you been scanning for viruses. You might want to try one of the online scanners just in case. You can use Trend (www.trendmicro.com) or Panda (www.pandasoftware.com)


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NP--Whenever I find that type of problem, I first suspect malware, then power or heat, and then maybe programs that just shouldn't be running.

Try running MSCONFIG. Shut down programs or utilities that you don't recognize.

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