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How should we deal with shutdowns


My laptop recently started shutting itself down, which caused me to think the OS had become corrupted.

I reloaded the laptop with the System Recovery CD's so everything would be just as it was when I brought the system home.

I checked the system BIOS and even deactivated all power management applications in Windows.

The system still shuts itself down after 1.5 minutes after being started.

However, when I bring the system up in Safe Mode, the system will not shut itself down after 1.5 minutes.

I reloaded with the System Recovery CD's several times again, but to no avail.

I feel that this issue is software related as I have checked the power adapter/cord and the cooling fan is still operating.

Can you provide any direction on what I should check next?


This question was answered on February 2, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Well my friend from what i see the laptop has a power problem did u check the setting on your laptop some setting would allow you to add a time limit so the computer can shutdown on its own also if you are using the internet that could be a problem because someone might have your IP address and they can use it to access your cpu to shut it down you can try to reformat the system again but make sure you chose the setting properly also leave your cpu charging for a few hours the power could be the problem if these dont work go to were you got the laptop from and see if you can change it for another one but call the manufactuer first.


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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on February 2, 2004