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My ASUS K501J shuts down after 5 minutes. I was advised to get a new hard drive. I installed a Hitachi (Hitachi Travelstar 7K500) and and I'm getting the same problems. Any ideas? I'm running Windows Vista. Let me know if you need any other info to point me in the right direction. Thanks.

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Try cleaning the dirt out of the fan and heat sink assembly, and make sure the fan is running. Your computer may be shutting down to protect itself from overheating.

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