Laptop issue

Discussion in 'Mobile and Portable' started by Pasta88, Aug 25, 2021.

  1. Pasta88

    Pasta88 MDL Expert

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    I bought my laptop in 2015 so it is getting up there in age i assume. One day a few weeks ago it shutdown 3 times on mw within a 10 minute period. it has been fine ever since. I decided to image the machine just in case something happens to it. After about 20 minutes during imaging it is turning off again. I tried 2 different imaging software and it happens with both after 20 minutes.



    Does it sound like this laptop is on its way out or could something else be causing this? Your opinions are most welcomed plz.



    Thx
     
  2. Mr.X

    Mr.X MDL Guru

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    Overheating. Clogged dirty fan conduits.
     
  3. Pasta88

    Pasta88 MDL Expert

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    If I just blow some compressed air through any large enough vented area i see would be enough instead of opening it?
     
  4. Pasta88

    Pasta88 MDL Expert

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    That worked perfectly as I opened up the laptop.