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Hi i got Toshiba laptop with model no PSPA6A-01J017.The problem is it getting shutdown frequently.I also noticed it is getting too hot when it is operated contintuosly for couple of hrs. plz suggest me something

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It could either be caused by overheating or a low battery. If it happens when the laptop is plugged in to power. You can try a laptop cooler. You can see an example of one at You can use others as long as they match the size of your lcd.

If it only happens when running on battery, you may need a new battery. You can check and enter the information on the bottom of the laptop on the silver Toshiba Sticker. Specifically the line between Toshiba and the model number. You can enter that at the above support page.


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My lenovo y410 laptop gets hot sometimes and shuts down automatically

Try to disassamble your laptop and clean the dust from it, and make sure the processor fan is working.

Computer have a mechanism to protect the processor from overheating that can damage them, soo it will shutdown automatically.

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the laptop cannot ventilate the hot air out.may be a lot of dust covered the cpu fan.go to any service centre and get it cleaned.if you can do it yourself then its is becoming too hot and is shutting down.

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Why does my computer keep shutting down? I thought it was my battery and replaced it,but it did'nt help.

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If you notice that the unit gets hot, or the vents are not blowing out air as normal before it turns off, surely you need to either clean the fan or replace it.

Accumulated dust in the fan will affect its performance which can cause overheating. Though the unit will not get too hot, the laptop will turn itself off to protect itself from further damage. Use a canned air to blow out dust from the fan.

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How long have you been noticing this behaviour ??
Try this out :--

1.Restart your PC and keep tapping F8 until you get advanced menu options.
2.From the list of options, choose safe mode with networking and press enter.
3.Once you boot to the desktop, notice the computer behaviour.If found Ok then launch Internet explorer and try downloading smitfraudfix and malware bytes to remove malwares/spywares as it seems infected.(If it works fine with safe mode)
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