The last few times I used my laptop, it "shut off" by itself. It turned right back on and I didn't lose any data...the first time, I thought maybe the battery was low, but it then happened again after I was plugged into outlet.
I'm guessing maybe fan is shot. Would appreciate any info. Thanks
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Re: computer shuts itself off
Sounds like the laptop is overheating, the machine will restart or turn itself off once the temperature goes over 60-65c.
Might be a faulty fan or need the thermal paste replaced on the cpu. best bet is to put it into a shop for a free quote if theres anyone near you. afraid i dont think you will be able to fix it yourself, and can sometimes it can be quite costly..
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If unit is connected to wall then it should not be turning off unless you have something wrong with a peripheral or your OS is corrupted. Try running it with just the battery. If the same thing happens it is not the power source but the computer itself. If you think it is the a corrupt operating system, remove the hard drive and using another computer, retrieve any and all files you still want.and then put drive back into original laptop and use your restore disks to reload the unit.
It shuts down to protect itself from overheating, looks like you tried to use it too much without sorting the problem out.
You can try and give it a good clean out. Google cleaning computers.
I usually use a small brush, my vaccum cleaner and sometimes an air duster
First, press CTRL + ALT+ DELETE and bring up the task manager. If there is no response, you could try a hard reset. Either hold down the power button for a few seconds untill it shuts off, or switch the power button on back of pc off, or unplug the power. Although do this as a last result as you may lose any unsaved data. When you turn it back on it should say " windows did not shut down correctly " and it will give you a few options. Press enter on " Start Windows Normally ". See if that helps.
i had the same problem and found it was a virus. i had to reinstall the operating system and unfortunatly this meant losing all data on the laptop, but i was lucky that all was backed up on external hd.
This sounds like *********** board is overheating due to probably dust and fan not working properly. Try using air can to blow some of the stuff of off the fan from the bottom of the laptop but make sure you dont tip the can over while doing this because the air turns in to ice and it will mess up you laptop. If just blowing air don't work then you have to open it and clean it up.Hope this helps.
check you program maybe some program install in you laptop. programs for adware and spyware or virus. maybe there are a lot of hiden file and auto run program..
you do this also to check the hiden file. open may computer then tools, folder options.view check then box. SHOW HIDEN FILES AND FOLDERS. THEN OK..
SOME HIDEN FILE YOU WELL SEE THEN REMOVE IT. IF CANNOT REMOVE USE ANOTHER TO REMOVE. OR REMOVER PROGRAMS. IF YOU DONT FINE REMOVER PROGRAM REFORMAT YOU LAPTOP. BUT B CAREFULL SAVE FIRST YOUR DATA IN DRIVE D. IF THE OPERATING SYSTEM IN DRIVE C:/. DESADVANTAGE... ALL PROGRAMS INSTALLED WILL BE REMOVE.. IF YOU HAVE BACK UP FOR THIS PROGRAM JUST INSTALL AGAIN
Sounds like something to do with a power saving feature either from HP itself or from Windows. It could also be that for some reason your computer is overheating, which it than shuts itself off to protect the processor. I would try playing with your power saving features, and cleaning out the fans.