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I have a VGN-CS115J for just about over a year now. The warranty just recently expired. The laptop shuts down automatically without warning. A few days before it shuts down automatically, there was a loud swirling noise. First I suspected the laptop has been infected with some sort of virus, so i used McCafee to clean it out. But no virus were found. I am suspecting the cooling fan but not too sure. Does anyone has this similar problem? if so, any suggestion for the remedy of this laptop? Thx. S.

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If you say that fans gives out loud swirling sound, i can suggest you update your bios because it is the one responsible for minimizing the noiseand making the fans swirl.
Possible that system is shutting down because fans might be shutting down as well.
You can also try to blow out some air on the vents because that is usually where your fans are, this will help clean out fans.
Questions: Does your computer restarts when it shutsdown automatically? if it is there might be a bluescreen error going on and bluescreen can either be a problem with software or hardware. A lot of troubleshooting needs to be done to isolate. Do the first solution that i have given you then answer my questions for further troubleshooting

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