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My Toshiba Laptop inside Fan is not working. Due to over heat automatically it is getting shutdown. Please suggest me how to solve this problem?

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1. GO TO SERVICE AND REPLACE IT.
2. IN BIOS, SET DISABLE THE FAN CONTROLER

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The procedure is very simple, but if you are not comfortable with working inside electronics, I suggest that you should get you laptop checked by a professional for servicing (if required). I believe immediate action is required to prevent any damage to your machine and data.

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If the Computer restarts randomly, then the issue might be due to any damaged Operating System Files.
But, if the Computer shuts down randomly, it is due to the Processor.
All the Processors will be designed in such a way that, if there is any overheating issues, the Computer will shut down randomly.
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I have a custom built computer w/ xp pro. my computer shuts its self off. why? sometimes it will do it 4-5 x a day, then there are days it won't do it at all. any suggestions?


Automatic shutdown can be due to mostly over-heating of the CPU or CPU fan not working properly. Blow the CPU areas plus the CPU fan with an Air-blower and check if the CPU fan is working properly or not. If the CPU fan is malfunctioning then replace it. Your system will work fine.


Make sure your system is free from virus and worms as it too can be the cause of  system shutdown (but this cases are very very rare).

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My laptop gets heat and shutdown


“My Toshiba laptop suddenly shuts down by itself without any warning. Sometimes it works fine for hours, sometimes it shuts down in 10-15 minutes.” This complaint we hear from our customers over and over again. About 15-20% of all Toshiba laptops we get for repair, suffer from an overheating problem. Yep, OVERHEATING!
This is one of the most common problems with Toshiba laptops we deal with.
Indications of laptop overheating problem:
  1. The keyboard and the bottom of your laptop are very hot when the laptop is working.
  2. The CPU fans are working all the time at maximum rotation speed and operate much louder than before.
  3. The laptop suddenly shuts down by itself without warning. When it just started, the laptop was shutting down after 1-2 hours and how it shuts down after 5-10 minutes of operation.
  4. The laptop works fine when it runs idle, but shuts down as soon as you start using any memory demanding applications (DVD player, image editing software, video editing software, etc.).

Solution:
If the CPU heatsink is not clogged with dust and lint completely, you can use canned air and just blow it inside the laptop through the openings on the bottom and on the sides. It’s nice as a precaution measure, but it might not work if your laptop already has a problem and the heatsink is completely clogged.
  1. Open the laptop case, so you can access the CPU fan and the heatsink. In some cases you can access the heatsink through the latch on the bottom of the laptop. Sometimes you have to open the laptop case all the way down.
  2. Carefully disconnect the fan cables on the system board and remove the fan. If the fan makes unusual sound when it spins (grinding sound), I would recommend to replace the fan.
  3. Clean the fan and the heatsink with compressed air.
  4. I would also recommend removing old thermal grease from the CPU and applying new grease for better heat conductivity.

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Overheating problem is caused by faulty fan and or the fan and heat-sink assembly is clogged with dust.
When the CPU overheats, it goes into thermal shutdown and won't boot up again until the CPU has cooled down. If this problem is not fixed, eventually the CPU will fail completely. The fan must spin freely, if not replace the faulty fan.
Check the fan and heat-sink and loosen and vacuum/remove the dust from the fan and heat-sink assembly. Depending upon the model of your Toshiba, the fan can be accessed from the bottom of the laptop or you may need to remove the keyboard to get at the fan and heat-sink.

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there is so many resons of shutdown it may be your pc has so much dust on the possessor fan due to dust ur possessor produce heat and its will be shutdown automatically

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The fan may be cluttered with dust. Clean it. Then turn the unit on and watch to see if the fan does indeeed work. If it does not, shut the unit down till you get a replacement fan. The fact that the unit shuts down is a saftey feature to keep your Proceesor from being damaged.
If cleaning it works, your processor should be ok.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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