I have a Dell laptop computer. After using for a little while, it automaticly shuts down. I have tried different ram but the problem still persists.
This question was answered on December 22, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.
Your laptop shuts down automatically because of well-known overheating problems here is a couple of ways you can fix it.
Turn Off System Recovery
Right click on My Computer and choose Properties Click on the System Restore tab and check the box Turn off System Restore (This will increase Windows performance & save disk space)
WinXP Clear Page file on shutdown
Go to Control panel Administrative tools, local security policy then goto local policies ---> security options Then change the option for "Shutdown: Clear Virtual Memory Pagefile"
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Posted by cristina of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on December 22, 2004