ACER ASPIRE X1200 Unexpected Shutdown
When does it shut down? Are you able to use it at all? Or does it shut down when you are trying to boot it up?
it shuts down are you able to boot it right back up and start using
it? If not, it might be running hot. If you let it sit a while to cool
off then try booting and if you are successful, then it is definitely
Three things that will make a computer run hot.
Dust - Dust inside the computer, dust clogging the vents and fans. Dust
around the cpu and heat sink. To fix, Remove the power cord, remove
the case and take a can of compress air to blow out the dust.
fan is not working. Make sure the fan inside the Power supply and the
fan that sits on top of the cpu is working. Normally the system will
notify you if the fan is not working. To fix, you will have to replace a
fan that is not working.
3. The Thermal Paste around the CPU and
Heat Sink has dried up or is too thin to keep the unit cool. To fix,
apply a fresh coat of Thermal Paste around the cpu and heat sink.
you have a virus or infection that is shutting you down if it is not
running hot and you are allowed to work on the computer for a while
before it shuts down. Boot the System in Safe Mode and see if it shuts
Turn off the computer, then hit the power
to turn it back on and immediately start hitting the F8 key repeatedly
you see SAFE MODE. Take the Safe Mode With Networking option (this will
give you internet connectivity) and let it boot up. Safe
Mode will look different to you, the screen will be darker and the icons
bigger, this is normal. Download and install MalwareBytes and run a Quick Scan.
Go to www.google.com and in the search box type:
"Download cnet Malwarebytes" (without the quotes). Download and
install malwarebytes from the sites download.cnet/malwarebytes. When the
site opens up click on the Green Download button on the left. Do not
click the Red Download button, that's junk. When it finishes installing the Gui
Interface will open up with an offer to Accept a Trial Version or
Decline. CLICK DECLINE you want the totally free version. Run a
QUICK SCAN. As it scans, if it finds infections the number will be in
red. When it finishes scanning, click SHOW RESULTS. A notepad text
document will open up showing you the results. You can close the text
document and go back to the Gui Interface where you will click REMOVE SELECTED
RESULTS. The objects will already be selected for you. When it
finishes removing the objects click ok and it will sometimes reboot your
May 24, 2012 |
Acer Computers & Internet