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Aspire 3610 fails to run for more than a few minutes

It is slow to start up. When it eventually gets to the welcome screen, it shuts down almost immediately most of the time. In a few attempts it seemed to be in regular operating mode, but suddenly shut down within 5 minutes of start-up. It stays running longer if it has been off for an hour or so, but for a maximum of about 5 minutes once XP has loaded. When in setup mode, it will stay on for hours.

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  • dhamrin Jan 14, 2009

    Acer- Aspire- fan runs on high all the time. how do i get it to take a break, it used to blow at lower resolution and increase only when it needed to. It seems as if it is working too hard . I have never had this issue before.

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Hi Jimbo60,
I recommend you to test step-by-step
1.First test that problem is from heat or fan problem by turning your NB on and maybe press key to enter BIOS setup or do something not to boot into windows and see that it can stay there forever or not ??
** incase it can stay on for half an hour to one our and shut itself down then you have problem with fan or heat flow.

2.incase you didn't have problem with heat then, it can be harddisk problem what I recommend to find some harddisk to test for that case or try to find some utility program that can boot up and test your harddrive.
Goodluck,takecare.

Posted on May 08, 2008

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Does the laptop get very hot ? Aspire know to over heat.
You also might want to reinstall OS.

Posted on May 08, 2008

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