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My laptop keeps turning itself off

Q: My laptop keeps turning itself off

I got my laptop about two years ago. It stopped charging around Christmas, then, an hour later, it started turning off when ever I plugged it in. I took it in to be fixed. First they replaced the power jack, it still didn't work, so they replaced the adapter. then, finally, they replaced the mother board. I only just got it back yesterday. I took it home, and it was fine. For the first hour or so, that is. It suddenly shut off. No warning or anything. I turned it back on, it booted up just fine, like nothing ever happened. 45 minutes later it did it again. It has been doing this ever since.

My comp is made for gaming, and has a beastly cooling system. I've been checking to make sure the fan is working. It happens randomly. I can be playing a game, surfing the web, or just letting it sit idle. It never happens right when I boot up. It always runs about 45 minutes to an hour before shutting off. It doesn't have any problems booting up.

Any tips would be nice.

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A: My laptop keeps turning itself off

You must have paid a lot to have the motherboard replaced. I would be back to see them about it. If it really is a gaming laptop it will have cost a great deal of money and have high resistance to heat together with a plug in graphics card module. Generally speaking even laptops that look impressive can't stand up to intensive gaming but you mention that the problem can occur when the laptop is sitting idle. You can't afford to let them keep replacing bits in the hope of a solution but they need to do a better job of pinning down the problem.

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A:Help on laptop keeps turning off after turning it on?

Reseat Ram and HardDrive
Disconnect any externals especially USB
Test without the battery plugged in
Check for any build up of dust near where the fan is
 

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Hi R-Ie, and welcome to BleepingComputer.

I take it there is now signs of life when you turn it on, no a LEDs, no fans?

If you have a volt meter you might want to see what the voltage is coming out of the adapter. If you have proper voltage there then check the battery. Also check for loose connections of the charger.

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A:Laptop not turning on

if you want help, tell the model of your notebook.
 

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Hi and Welcome to TSF!


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I've fixed the registry 4 times.




Please do not mess with the registry or run any registry cleaners as it could cause some big damage.

Try doing the following: go to Start > Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt > in the popup box type: chkdsk /f and restart.

Are you sure your power settings are set to stay on and not go into sleep mode? Has the computer ever shutdown as your using it?

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Hi and welcome. Try removing the battery, then power up on A/C.
 

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Hi, this happened to me once when I was borrowing my friends Apple Macbook Pro.

You say you have it in your laptop bag, is it on the floor by any chance?

The Mac Pro would start up again because when walking into bed the floor would shake a little and the Laptop picked it up making it start up again, try making sure the top is securely closed and maybe take it off the floor if is on it
 

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I fixed it I charged it.
 

A:Laptop Isn't turning on

Thanks for the update, also try here first if it happens again:
Tutorial: No POST (Power On Self Test)
 

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A:Laptop keeps turning off please help

First of all, you should be very careful with laptops, they run too hot...
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In the other three times, I did not put my laptop on sleep mode. It just did not switch on when power button is pressed. Too worried. 

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Go to Control Panel and look around Power Supply to chnage the settings to Never as first approach...

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A:Laptop not turning on

Techtitian mate first is there any sound coming from the machine when you power it up?

Mine usually clicks away at the optical drive before cutting to the HDD

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REINSTALL

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A:Laptop keep turning off itself

Go to search, and type event viewer and locate the reason. Look for errors
You can also use the performance monitor.

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Sorry, my spec is as follows -

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System Manufacturer Acer
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System Type X86-based PC
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You may find that you have to set to disable
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A:HP laptop not turning on

Just re-read your post...

If you cannot enter safe mode, and you are not offered option to enter bios configuration, it would indicate a hardware failure.
Could be several kinds of hardware issue that can do this.
(Including memory failure, hard drive failure, etc)
Do you get a beep-code at power-up? If so, this may help us.

If you can see your option to enter bios, but cannot enter safe-mode, it could indicate a corrupted windows, or perhaps a failed hard-drive.
Try entering bios configuration and see if your bios is finding your hard-drive.
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A:Laptop not turning on

Does the battery have any charge at all?
 

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Welcome @G72HP, I understand you're having trouble with your HP G72 Notebook not powering up. I'd be happy to assist. I going to suggest starting with these documents:  HP Notebook PCs - Battery Does Not Power Notebook or Hold a Charge HP Notebook PCs - Computer Does not Start (Windows 7, Vista, XP) Please get back to me with the results. If this helps please hit that Thumbs Up Button below. Cheers,TechSurge.

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A:My laptop keeps turning itself off

Hmmmm. It could be a battery problem among other things. To test to see if it's your battery, I would take the battery out and just power the laptop with the charger. If the laptop stays on and runs normal using just the charger as power. I'd say it's safe to say your battery is the culprit.

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Well - I even tried the system testing and all of them have been proved pass.  

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Not turning on, meaning it has a black screen?

Test AC Adapter output. Check the AC Adapter jack.

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Hi,
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A:Laptop not turning on

Remove the power adaptor (and battery if it was in)
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Have you checked your power settings? Also either download Speed Fan or Hwmonitor. In order to check your temps. Sometimes you will not see a warning for your laptop over heating. It will just shut it's self down.

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A:Windows 8 laptop turning itself off.

If that 99 is in Centigrade, thats too hot..

100 C = 212 F boiling point of water.

Here are the electrical specs for your processor

Electrical / Thermal parameters

V core ?
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Maximum operating temperature ?
100?C

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I use a cooler on mine but i dont need to power the fans, just the gap from the surface is enough..

My HP draws its air from the bottom, and unfortunately when it expels the hot exhaust some of it comes back into the intake because of the downward angle of the exhaust..

thoughtless design from HP who work in a 65 degree air conditioned testing lab!

If you just bought it, return it and get a system that does not intake from the bottom or has a higher TJ MAX than your model HP which is 100 C....

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A:What are the causes of a laptop randomly turning off?

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A:Turning Laptop into desktop ?

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A:Laptop is randomly turning off

As soon as the PC shuts off, go into the BIOS and check the temperatures there.

You can also try SpeedFan to check the temperatures before the PC shuts off. A download link is available in my signature.

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EricIsMe said:


I have a Samsung NP300E5A-A02UB with a broken screen. I'm trying to get it on and connect the external monitor, but I can't because it won't turn on all the way. After I turn it on, the hard drive indicator light in the front is on solid for a few minutes, then goes off completely. Since I can't see the screen, I try clicking enter key, tab and enter, etc, to see if I can get through whatever process it going on behind the screen. But when I press Enter, ESC, DEL, probably a few others, it just restarts the laptop and does the same stuff, hard drive indicator is solid for a few minutes, then blank. So it seems no matter what I press, it just restarts, does whatever it's doing for a few minutes, then stops.

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Remember, I can't see the screen, I have an external monitor that has always worked, til one day I turn it off through the power button and couldn't get it back on. It would always start up normal and monitor turn on automatically after it started to login to my user.Click to expand...
Are you getting any beeps from the machine itself when it starts?
 

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