Laptop switching off

  Naseby 2 08:56 31 Mar 2007
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I have aquired a laptop (not new) that after the Bios loads it physically switches off.It's XP SP2
and a 5 year old MESH It is on power not battery.Any answers appreciated.Naesby

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 09:47 31 Mar 2007

will it boot to safe mode (F8)?

probably corrupt file involving power setting.

  Saali Chuud 10:13 31 Mar 2007

Mine is about 3 years old and it too use to switch off, I bought this cooler fans which connect using a usb and I place the laptop ontop and now it does not switch off automatically, a few days ago I took the laptop to work minus my cooler fan stand, it started switching off , I then placed it facing close to a table fan and that stopped it from switching off, it appears this mesh laptops generate hugh amounts of heat and when they get heated up, they switch off

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:51 31 Mar 2007

sems a bit early to switch off at biit due to heat but is lways worth cleaning out the fan grills.

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