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Shutting down my laptop keeps shutting down on its own. had it in the shop twice and they can't find anything wrong with it. this laptop is only 1 year old, of course, gateway says it's out of warranty and they are not responsible now. has anyone else had this problem?

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If you are using XP, backup your data and try repairing the OS if it fails reinstall the OS.

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