Question about Compaq Computers & Internet
I have a Compaq laptop presario CQ40-215wm that won't boot up normal but will go to safe mode, there I thought if I could go to an earlier restore point to fix it it might fix the problem so i did that but at 15 percent it would just shut down and each time it would shut down faster to the point I couldn't even go to safe mode.
After reading some of the forums I think this is really the problem but had to ask a pro.
The cpu fan isn't keeping the computer cool enough perhaps? It shuts down with battery power or power cord doesn't matter.Whats your opinion please? Clean the fan and heat sink carefully or if that doesn't do the trick replace fan?But it may take a tech depending on how its wired connecter or not? Hope you can help.
This must happen to a lot of folks. Thanks ken
Hi ken. initially the laptop was booting and staying on although while in safe mode,,that rules out the fan issue... i think the reason why its shutting off now is that the restoration didnt complete and so you basically have an incomplete OS installed,, i suggest the problem may not be hardware but software..u could try reinstalling the OS.. you could do this by either using the OS recovery cd that normally comes along with the compaq laptops,if not then you should have made it..i understand some laptops dont accompany these cds but they have an option to create them..hope you made urs.. also i strongly suggest you do not open your laptop as that will void the warranty..if the above fails,take it to an authorised dealer..regards
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