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T410 shuts down approx. 20 seconds after power on

Q: T410 shuts down approx. 20 seconds after power on

Recently my T has been overheating and shuttind down after a few hours of browser usage I believed this was due to a heating problem so I finally got under the keyboard today only to find little to no dust or after shuts seconds power approx. on T410 20 down debris clogging up the heatsink fan Just to be safe T410 shuts down approx. 20 seconds after power on I hit it with the compressed air again After reassembling the laptop now shutdown after a short period of being powered on This shutdown happens regardless of me getting into windows loading or getting into the BIOS setup I think this too may be an overheating problem as I see and hear the fan spinning up harder before the sudden shutdown nbsp nbsp I've tried everything from running with only the AC in only one ram card in holding the power button for seconds prior to actually powering up etc Is there any more troubleshooting I should preform or should I just accept the fact I'm better off handing this to a repair professional nbsp nbsp Side note After reassemble I had screws that didn't fit anywhere on the exterior casing maybe I mistook a screw placement and now it's somehow short circuiting

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T410-shuts-down-approx-20-seconds-after-power-on/td-p/3376043
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I have a fujitsu siemens amilo pro v2030 laptop & something is seriously wrong.
I boot it up & within seconds it shuts itself down, so I try to reboot it & sometimes it will boot up & load windows & most of the time it will try boot up but the screen wont come on & nothing will happen.
I think its a software problem as on the odd occasion I can use the laptop no probems.

Please someone help
 

A:Laptop shuts down a few seconds after power up

how does it do when you boot into safe mode, try tapping F8 at boot, before it begins to load windows
 

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I have tried it several times with the same results. Also I tried using only ac power, reseating ram, hard drive, dvd rom, removing everything, but with the same result.

I have now dissasembled the entire laptop and try to operate it with just the basics. They told me that the original charger had stopped working and they replaced it with a generic one.
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In my opinion BIOS is damaged.

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First post here.

Basis of my problem.

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-After he was done and main power was back on, i press power button on comp, starts up, then a few seconds later it shuts down again.

My first thought was that the PSU is dead and tried placing an old one from an older computer to see if that boots it up properly.
No luck, same problem occurs.

My motherboard is a Gigabyte, Model: GA-8VM800PMD-775-RH

I even tried clearing the CMOS, following instructions from the Motherboard manual.

Any ideas as to whats actually wrong with it, and what i need to fix it?
 

A:Computer shuts down seconds after power-on.

Wait so basically, you are saying that your computer wont work?

It might not be a problem with your motherboard, probably something else
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/computer-shuts-down-seconds-after-power-on.975333/
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The machine powers up and I am able to get to the screen at which I push the DEL key to go to BIOS settings but the machine just powers down. The green mobo light remains on. I get a no signal on the monitor and the fans quit. I have checked all connections but can't put my finger on it. Any ideas would be appreciated.
 

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A:Power issue shuts off after a few seconds of turning on

Take it back to the store, they sold you a defective unit.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/power-issue-shuts-off-after-a-few-seconds-of-turning-on.1146494/
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A:Laptop shuts off seconds after I press the power button

Hi Marheol90,
Thank you for writing to us!
Since the system takes longer that expected kindly try the following steps:
1-Disable Startup Programs.
2-Run a Scan and DeFragment
3- Update Drivers (Check for pending updates on the system)
4- Check for virus and malware on the system.
5- Back up date on the system reset to factory defaults.
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A:Machine Shuts down after approx 25min

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Unhide Files
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Reboot
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A:Computer shuts down after approx 30 mins idle

Control panel then Power supply. Double click and set Hard Drive to Never

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A:Windows XP professional system shuts itself down after approx. 60 mins

Make and model of the PC's might be helpful. IBM Netvista's have a leaky capacitor problem and I have had a few Compaq's that have had the same issues.
 

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A:PC shuts down within few seconds

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Can you boot into safe mode?

Can you access the bios?

Try disconnecting anything not required to boot the system. Just leave 1 stick of ram/hdd/video card/cpu/mobo and see if it boots.

Check that the heatsink is properly attached.

Check the mobo for any swollen or leaking capacitors. See HERE for further info.

See if any of the above helps.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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A:PC Shuts off after 3 seconds

yes your problem happened to me 2 days ago when my comp started up for 1 sec and dead, the motherboard LED light were on except wont tart up, i got my computer fixed when i found it it was the PSu tht broke, i chnaged a new one and sweet now

So change your PSU
 

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A:PC shuts down after 5 seconds

Also I checked all the caps on both motherboards and they look fine.
 

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A:PC shuts down after only 3 seconds

Did you smell or see any smoke? We all made mistakes like this at the start... The motherboard is probably fried
 

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A:Shuts down after 2 seconds

Make sure you have connected that 4, 6 or 8 pin power connector from the power supply to the motherboard near the CPU
 

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A:Dell Inspiron 14 5459 power button needs 3 seconds long press to power up?

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
This is unusual we would suggest you to check with another system to see if the same happens.
Kindly provide us with the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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A:Power shuts off randomly, and any movement around computer shuts it off

Have you tried plugging into a different surge protector and different outlet?

Sounds like you need to swap the power supply to me.
 

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A:Computer shuts down after 10 seconds

Not sure this will help, but it may be useful, . .

The power button light located on the front of the computer illuminates and blinks or remains solid to indicate different states:

If the power light is green and the computer is not responding, see "Diagnostic Lights."
If the power light is blinking green, the computer is in standby mode. Press a key on the keyboard, move the mouse, or press the power button to resume normal operation.
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Reseat the power cable into both the power connector on the back of the computer and the electrical outlet.
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A:Computer shuts down after 5 seconds

Sounds like you didn't properly paste and attach your cpu.

http://www.arcticsilver.com/arctic_silver_instructions.htm
 

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A:Computer shuts off after 3 seconds

Take it to a shop and have them check the power supply. The shouldnt charge you , with the idea in mind that you will then buy one from them if this be the problem.
 

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A:PC Starting up but after about 2-4 seconds, it shuts down.

I would have to ask the same questions... Do you get a post screen?????
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A:My computer shuts down after 5 seconds.

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A:IE7 shuts itself down 5 seconds after starting

In Tools, Internet Options, Advanced, click on "Restore I.E Settings" and see if that doesn't fix it.
 

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You might try unplugging the hard drive and see if it still shuts down after a certain amount of time. If the same thing happens, pull the memory and see if you get beep codes and whether or not the pc still shuts down after the same amount of time. If pulling the power to the hard drive takes care of it, it is probably a software issue.
 

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A:Computer shuts down in 3-4 seconds

which graphics card are you using and can you boot into Safe Mode? if so, uninstall your graphics drivers and then reinstall them. it's sounding like the graphics card or the drivers are to blame, which is a fairly common problem. Windows may not be booting because there is a problem with the driver and therefore needs to be reverted or updated. the card could also be overheating in which case you may need to let it cool off before trying to boot windows again.
 

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A:Ie Shuts Off 2 Seconds Upon Opening

Dutch? Please follow the instructions provided, you may want to print out these instructions and use them as a reference.Your log shows that you are seriously behind on windows updates. It is essential that you update your windows before we continue to help you as the infections could reoccur. Go to http://www.windowsupdate.com and if it asks to install software, let it. Then click on the Scan link and let it do its thing. When its done you will see on your left a section called critical updates. Click on that section and install Serice Pack 1 (don't install Service Pack 2 yet!!) When it prompts you to reboot, do so. Then repeat this process again until there are no more critical updates listed (except SP-2). Then reboot your computer.Please download ewido anti-malware it is a free version of the program.Install ewido security suiteWhen installing, under "Additional Options" uncheck..Install background guardInstall scan via context menuLaunch ewido, there should be an icon on your desktop, double-click it.The program will now open to the main screen.When you run ewido for the first time, you may get a warning "Database could not be found!". Click OK. We will fix this in a moment.
You will need to update ewido to the latest definition files.On the left hand side of the main screen click update.Then click on Start Update.The update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed.
(the status bar at the bottom will display ("Update successful")If you are having problems with the updater, you can use this link to manually update ewido.ewido manual updatesOnce the updates are installed do the following:Reboot into Safe Mode, you can do this by restarting your computer, then contiunally tapping F8 until a menu appears. Use your up arrow key to highlight Safe Mode, then hit enter. Run Ewido:Click on scannerClick on Complete System Scan and the scan will begin.You will be prompted to clean the first infection.Select "Perform action on all infections", then proceed.Once the scan has completed, there will be a button located on the bottom of the screen named Save reportClick Save report.Save the report .txt file to your desktop or a location where you can find it easily.Close ewido security suite.Reboot into normal mode.Then, please run this online virus scan: Panda ActiveScanSave the scan log and post it along with a new HijackThis Log and the Ewido log in your next reply.

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A:Computer shuts down after 5 seconds

Sounds like a CPU overheating issue
Confirm the CPU fan is working
Read how to mount and paste a new CPU : http://www.arcticsilver.com/pdf/appinstruct/as5/ins_as5_intel_dual_wcap.pdf

Or BenchTest your system

Edit:

Doh ! We're in the Introduce yourself forum, only meant for introductions.
I'll see if I can get it moved
 

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Thanks.
 

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A:PC starts up for a few seconds then shuts down

It could be a heat problem. Remove and reinstall the heatsink and when you reinstall it, be sure you have full contact between the bottom of the heatsink and the top of the processor. And be sure to use a light coating of some kind of heatsink grease or the like.
 

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A:Laptop Shuts Down After 30 Seconds

Fairly sure this is malware. Can you boot to safe mode? If yes download install update and scan complete mode with Malwarebytes .

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A:PC auto shuts down few seconds after boot

Welcome to the forum. It's not clear have you just got this PC or has it worked OK before? If its a new PC have you done a clean install of windows not tried to use an old install

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A:My Desktop PC shuts down after around 20 seconds of start

I'd say system slow performance followed by high fan speed followed by shut down sounds like the CPU overheated. Since you now get no post, it sounds like the CPU is damaged. My 2 cents.
 

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A:HP Laptop won't boot up, shuts down after 5 seconds

Remove any addon component (like any external USB connections)
Remove any disc in the CD drive
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A:Problem with new PC will not Post, and shuts down after two seconds

Have you tried formatting and putting on a clean load. Sometimes, when upgrading, old drivers from a previous O/S can wreak havoc with a system. It's the best suggestion I can make at this point.
 

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A:My Computer shuts off a few seconds after i turn it on

Hi Millurn welcome to the site.

seem odd that they Would BOTH not work. Might be the CPU might be at fault here. I am surprised that it does not work as everything is compatible.

It also sounds like it might be the PSU. Can you get hold of another 400W plus PSU and see if that works. If so then you know what the Issue is.


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A:Computer Shuts Down after a few seconds of being turned on

do you have an extra PSU sitting around? I'm wondering if it was your HD that was the initial cause or is it possible something else like the PSU isn't causing the issues. Any burn spots on the MB anywhere - top or bottom?
 

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A:Computer starts then two seconds later shuts down

oneunited said:





you know the yellow and black came with the 4 pins that goes into the motherdrive, when I take that out the machine stays on but theres no graphics on screen, but when I plug it back in - it just shuts down again.Click to expand...

You mean the four pin plug that powers the CPU on the Motherboard?

Try having a check on the CPU fan, it may be faulty
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A:No POST, no beeps, shuts down after 2 seconds...HELP!

Could be the PSU? You could try another PSU if you have one.
Also, take mobo, cpu, video card, 1 stick of ram out of case, put on non-conductive, static free surface and test - make sure nothing is shorting out on case.
 

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A:computer starts for about 3-5 seconds then shuts down

Its most likely that your psu isn't up to running that lot!!!!

Go here - http://www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculator.jsp - and see how many watts your system actually needs!!!!

The component you are on about sounds like it could be a pizzo electric speaker!! Did it come with the mobo or the case???
 

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A:PC starts buts shuts down after 2 seconds

Sounds to me like a motherboard or BIOS problem.
 

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A:Virus? shuts down laptop every 59 seconds!?

There is a bootable anti-virus cd. Let me find it

Here we go:

Free Antivirus Rescue CD - Bootable Rescue CDs with Antivirus Scanners

*edit* @mitchell Don't worry about it. Better the information double checked than not

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A:System powers on for 2-3 seconds, then shuts down

It is probably the power supply

The power supply is probably going bad. You may have over loaded it, or it might have recieved a shock of some kind (power surge maybe?), or it is just not as young as it used to be.

What ever you do DO NOT use the 230 setting on the power supply unless you live in Europe.

do you have a surge protector? if you don`t you should get one. If you do it may need to be replaced. :approve:

If it`s not that then check the processor. you may have done something when you were cleaning the heat sink.
 

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A:PC turns on for about 5 seconds then shuts off and repeat.

What you are describing is a classic hsf [heatsink fan] installed incorrectly.

With the system OFF, open the case and grab hold of the heatsink part. Does it move at all? Are all four push pins tight or can you move one of them?
 

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A:Computer shuts off and reboots by itself seconds later

Let me know what kind of system specs you need and I'll post, thanks to whoever helps out.

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A:Internet Explorer 8 shuts down within ten seconds.

Close IE.Go Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools, and click on Internet Explorer (no add-ons). Same problem?

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A:Solved: Computer shuts down after a few seconds

WINDOWS SHUTDOWN & RESTART CENTER
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Clean all dust from the computer fans make sure it is not over heating.

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A:Laptop shuts off after 40 seconds of not being plugged in.

@marissagi? HP Notebook PCs - Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows 7) http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00821536 REO

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A:Acer laptop shuts down after seconds

Sounds bad.

Are you able to run Memtest for any length of period? Search for YUMI Multiboot. Download that, install it to a spare USB stick. Download memtest from yumi program. Boot off of stick and run memtest.

If not get a new motherboard/cpu off ebay.
 

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A:Solved: My Monitor shuts down after 5 seconds

I would try and first eliminate the video card as the problem. Does the motherboard have on board graphics that you can switch to? If not, do you have a spare video card that you could swap in? If not, do you have another PC or a buddy that you could borrow a card from to swap in?
 

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A:Computer starts for a second, shuts down foe 6 to 8 seconds ...

>  [came] from a computer I found on the side of the street, someone had no use for it any more and set it out there. Maybe, that "someone" was having intermittent problems with the motherboard, and, being lazy, did not "responsibly recycle" it, by just tossing it to the curb, where you found it. Turn it off.Disconnect the power-cord.Disconnect the power to the CD/DVD and to the 3 disk-drives.Reconnect the power-cord.Turn it on.Does it still "burp" and restart itself?If so, turn it off, disconnect the power-cord, and remove the two sticks of RAM.Then, reconnect the power-cord, and turn it on.It should "beep" after not detecting any RAM, if it's working properly.Again, disconnect the power-cord, and insert _one_ stick of RAM, preferably from some other source,and see if changing the RAM changes the symptoms.    

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A:Help! Computer starts for 2 seconds then shuts off!

This going to sound real annoying to you.

But remove the motherboard again !
Check when removing that all posts and wires (bare) are not touching eachother
If possible (better to do this) "bench test"
ie nothing connected to back of motherboard except video (onboard preferably - if pos) and power, (and ram and cpu and heatsink/fan)
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A:Computer fails/shuts down after about 5 seconds

I had this problem in two different pcs, only one was mine!
It was a broken heat sink bracket so the heat sink wasnt making contact with the thing underneath it.

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A:aspire m1610 shuts down 10 seconds into boot

ive just checked all the capasitors in the pc as i heard this could be the problem but there are no bulging or leaking caps,so im back to pulling my hair out again.
 

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A:Monitor Shuts Off For 5 seconds whiile booting

Got the problem solved. The problem was the back two DVI inputs. We had the tower out for servicing and when we put all the cables back, the monitor and TV cables to the DVI inputs were switched around. We simply switched them back and the problem was repaired.
 

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A:Computer turns on for 2 seconds, then shuts down, repeat

Update

I took all the ram stick out AND STILL THE SAME PROBLEM! I'm not going to lie in my noobness I might have pulled a stick out earlier why the computer was on so that might of done it..... any help?
 

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I removed the HD and connected it externally to my PC and I can access it using windows explorer but I have no idea if it is bootable.
Reinstalled the HD and the problem persists.
AC adapter works fine and the battery shows 100% charge using the front panel LCD controls. Still will not boot with or without the AC power supply connected. Just powers up for the 10 seconds then shuts down. Nothing is seen on the screen at all.
I do not have another 2.5 drive to check in it.
Machine has a celeron processor, 256mb ram , 10Gig HD and runs WinXP.

Any thoughts/suggestions?
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A:computer shuts down automatically in seconds[moved from xp]

i think you may be up for a reformat i will move you to security for them to advise

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A:Computer shuts off everytime, mostly during first few seconds of bootup

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