Acer Aspire Laptop- shotsdown if the keyboard is activated for a short period.

  SparkyJack 11:01 AM 01 Oct 12

This member of my flock has an Acer Aspire laptop.

It gets very light use - Surfing and E-mail [Hotmail account] all of which works very well all the time.

However when the user uses the keyboard for composing E-mail or a Document the machine will shut down after a minute or so of typing.

As the user is a 'Pick'n'Poke typist I wondered if by some chance he tapped or brushed over a function key.

So I sat and watched him - Nothing there =he carefully selected the keys to tap but eventually withig a minute or so the machine shut down.

Any thoughts please.

  northumbria61 11:26 AM 01 Oct 12

Is it actually shutting down or going into sleep mode? I am assuming Windows 7 so check in Power Options and check "Change when the Computer goes to sleep"


This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Best Black Friday deals 2015 live blog: Best UK Black Friday deals & best UK Black Friday tech…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

The best Black Friday Deals for designers and artists – updated

20 Mac Power User Tricks... That You Didn't Know