Help with Laptop problem of powering off!!!!

  si_chung 17:17 10 Mar 2006
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I hav a mesh laptop, which worked fine with the old mains adaptor, but since i have bought a universal mains adaptor its switches itself off without any warning. in can take maybe 2hours or 10min to turn off. it seems clear that it could be the mains adaptor but why they time difference, maybe it could be the memory because when the laptop it processing hard it turns off so it is a bit of a mystery. possibly even over-heating, but the fan is running as normal. Your help would be fantastic

Thank You

Simon

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:38 10 Mar 2006

1. probably heat, check with Motherboard Monitor (1,736K) click here Monitors temperatures etc.

2. possibly memeory (but I doubt it) check with Memory Test
click here or
click here

  woodchip 19:58 10 Mar 2006

Sounds like the Adapter is not up to the job. i.e not enough power cheap adapter

  si_chung 12:25 11 Mar 2006

I dont think its the adaptor because i spent 50 quid on it, and its the right watts and volts needed. I have a feeling it might be a heat issue. I will investigate.

Thanks

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