laptop shutting down by itself

  antony-332406 20:55 24 Feb 07

A friend has a problem with her Acer aspire 3000
, running XP
it for no apparent reason just tirns off, with no warning, she has up to date Norton antivirus, and has run full scans, which come up clean.
it turns off while on mains supply, so it doesnt seem to be a battery problem
any ideas anyone?

  1887 20:58 24 Feb 07

Sounds like the power adapter matey you checked it off another power supply?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:01 24 Feb 07

Or overheat are the fans running hard when it shuts down?

  antony-332406 21:03 24 Feb 07

she tells me that the battery is charged, so surely it would run off the battery if the mains supply was intermittent?

  1887 21:07 24 Feb 07

Try this m8

its universal fitting

click here

  antony-332406 21:10 24 Feb 07

re the overheating she hasnt noticed the fans... ive asked her to check it out next time it shuts down.

  woodchip 21:11 24 Feb 07

Try running without the Battery, Just on mains. That's all I use. I only fit the battery if I am Going away.

  1887 21:14 24 Feb 07

Ditto woodchip :)

  antony-332406 22:45 26 Feb 07


  L_Driver 18:12 27 Feb 07

Wouldn`t do any harm to check Power Options in Control Panel in case someone has messed about with settings.

  L_Driver 14:17 04 Mar 07

Any joy with this ???

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