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My Dell Inspiron 600m is several years old. Last year it began to shut off without warning it seemed to have an internal interruption of power since it was not graceful and was accompanied with a static noise. At first I thought it had something to do with the docking station since I didn't observe it initially when it was not docked. After getting a new docking stn. and trying different power supplies, it is evident that the problem lies within the 600m. I thought it might be temperature related, but then it has happened at times just after power-up. It is not predictable. It may go several days without an incident, then It could happen two or three times in a day. I'm beginning to think it is a mother board problem - maybe a loose power supply circuit component due to heating, etc. Has there been a history of this problem with the 600m? Any solutions?

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Hi, sounds like a over heating problem, could be the battery. Hope this helps.

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