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My Toshiba satellite P100 keeps turning itself off and back on constantly. We have reformatted it completely, have cleaned it, have replaced the RAM and nothing has fixed it. It is driving us all crazy. Help to solve this would be greatly appreciated. Thank you Chris Hayden

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Hello Chris

Firstly, let me ask you a couple of questions.

Do you hear the cooling fan spin very fast?
Have you had any problems with overheating in the past?

Let me know, i will gladly assist.

Kind regards
Andrea

Posted on Sep 30, 2010

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