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Crash!! Aspire 5315 will crash, and sometimes have trouble starting again, i wait a few minutes and will start again, almost like a heat prob, but very quickly crashes again, seems to work a lot better if after crash i make sure it shuts down properlythat is startup, shut down properly, wait a min start again works fine for a while then goes again, any help???

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  • benladen Sep 06, 2008

    yes, runs longer when cool, cant hear any fan any way of telling other than sound??

  • benladen Sep 06, 2008

    yes, runs better when cool, can hear no fan any way to tell other than sound??

  • benladen Sep 07, 2008

    sweet will do am trying a bios update as well will post results here....

  • benladen Sep 09, 2008

    updated bios, hasnt crashed since, such a drama with a V simple fix.

  • benladen Sep 11, 2008

    thanks for all your help im now a big fan of fixya!

  • benladen Sep 12, 2008

    sorry bro i thought it was higher than that to start

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Could be Heat, sounds like the system is shutting down to protect the processor. Let it sit shut down over night and see if it runs longer when it's cooled down. Is the fan running?

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    Frank Fernandez Sep 07, 2008

    Yes, you can search for software like Fan Speed and CPU temperature monitoring software, a lot of them offer free trial periods so you can test your system.

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    Frank Fernandez Sep 11, 2008

    Glad you got it fixed Buddy.

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    Frank Fernandez Sep 11, 2008

    You're welcome!
    You could show your appreciation by upgrading the rating you gave me, a Helpful would be nice?
    Thanks for using FixYa


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    Frank Fernandez Sep 12, 2008

    No problem Bro., and Thanks.

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