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It turns off within 5 minutes of it turning on

My computer will not stay on. Everytime i turn it on, it will start up and I can't click on anything and no programs will load. Then it just gets a black screen and turns off. It also gets really hot. I don't think the fan is working. could it be overheating?

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Have you checked the battery. I had the same problem, found out that battery wasn't put well. How about you pull out the battery and put it back gain.

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Yes, this could be caused by overheating. If this is due to overheating, it's most likely that the processor has burnt up. You will need to take it in for a professional hands-on diagnostic in order to find the exact cause of the problem. Overheating can cause several different issues within a machine.

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I'm not sure if this will work, but worth a try. It appears that your power up settings have got messed up somehow.

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Start windows wireless service


i think this may help - (i hate things like these too, they are annoying)

click start then RUN

type "msconfig"

click the startup tab at the top

click disable all (this wont delete anything just turn it off when windows starts incuding Windows wireless service)

press OK or APPLY

restart computer when prompted

not only do unneccisary programs start up now your PC will be twice as fast. You may need to restart the PC twice.

Hope i could help

Comment if you need more assistance

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hi venji,
you question was still not clear. If I'm not wrong you mean to say after 20 mins your computer screen when black and you could not see anything, right ???
did you try to touch the power buttton to turn it on again maybe its in sleep mode.
Or you mean after 20 min..laptop still work but you hardly can see due to no light (back light )??
so I'm not really sure ..please give us more detail.

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