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My laptop keeps turning itself off after about half hour of being on,i have run a scan and there are no viruses,please help

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  • ginnyrowe54 Sep 08, 2008

    my lap top wont turn on....gets hot more or less as soon as i swithch it on but wont go to windows screen...comes up with white writing and start windows normally doesnt work

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If it is a heat problem, they shut down to prevent MB damage.
First thing to check is make sure your fans are working.

I use SIW to give all information in the pc including heat.

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Download the standalone version and save to desktop, or there are other programs to monitior if you have a thermal error that's causing the shutdown.

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