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Question: Sudden Shutdown Occurs and display THERMAL SHUTDOWN OCCURRED...

My Product Name is HP Pavilion g6 2301 ax Notebook PC Operating System : Windows 8 64-bitProcessor : AMD A8-4500 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics 1.90 GHz Promblem is since from 2 months my pc is making Shutdown Automatically and the immediatelywhen i am starting the PC getting the message as "THERMAL SHUTDOWN OCCURRED" and The system bios has detected that your Notebook PC was put into shutdown and restarting normally. so i willing to have a better solution for solving this Problem by further problems.and i should also want to know why it is occurring/happening like this. this may cause harmful to PC?what to do by escaping or to solve this problem. waiting for your Communication

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Preferred Solution: Sudden Shutdown Occurs and display THERMAL SHUTDOWN OCCURRED...

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Answer: Sudden Shutdown Occurs and display THERMAL SHUTDOWN OCCURRED...

Hi FARHEEN. You are definitely experiencing overheating. This can be caused by a non-functioning system fan, or if the air ducts are blocked. Overheating can reduce the life of your computer, so you will want to resolve this as soon as you can. Here are a few troubleshooting documents you can use to help you.


Troubleshooting an Overheating and Auto Shutdown Issue
http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03904182

Reducing Heat Inside the PC to Prevent Overheating:
http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01657439



If they do not resolve the issue, you will want to contact Phone support.

HP technical support: 800-474-6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region please click the link below to get the support number for your region. http://www.hp.com/cgi-bin/hpsupport/index.pl

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Hi I need help , my frind he bought HP laptop probook 6750d , second hand , the laptop boot for 20 seconde , and then give error message  and shutdown Thermal shutdown occurred.The system has detected that your notebook pc was put into hibernation or shutdown to avoid overheating. The system is now operating normally. Overheating may occur if the cooling vents are blocked or the operating temperature exceeds the specifications. The notebook should return to normal operation once the situation is resolved. System temp (90D). I had cleand the fan and change ther heat sink paste with the new paste , but no suscses to start up the laptop .  any Idea to reset the thermal counter ? or any seolution .see the attachment photo  Thanks 

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Screen says. Thermal shutdown occurred.The system has detected that your notebook pc was put into hibernation or shutdown to avoid overheating. The system is now operating normally. Overheating may occur if the cooling vents are blocked or the operating temperature exceeds the specifications. The notebook should return to normal operation once the situation is resolved. System temp (90D).Notebook model: Hp Beats Special Edition

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I connected my computer to dual screen: computer and TV screen and changed the Nvidia video card setup. As a result, after I disconnected the tv screen and changed the Nvidia video card setup to "single display", the computer single display started to shutdown suddenly in the middle of the work. I have to disconnect the computer display, to restart the computer and to connect the display again after the windows xp has restarted, and the display comes back.
I have been told that I have to change the xp display setup as windows starts, but I don't know how to do it, and if it is the right solution. Can someone help?
Thank you.

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I connected my computer to dual screen: computer and TV screen and changed the Nvidia video card setup. As a result, after I disconnected the tv screen and changed the Nvidia video card setup to "single display", the computer single display started to shutdown suddenly in the middle of the work. I have to disconnect the computer display, to restart the computer and to connect the display again after the windows xp has restarted, and the display comes back.
I have been told that I have to change the xp display setup as windows starts, but I don't know how to do it, and if it is the right solution. Can someone help?
Thank you.​
 

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When I shut down my Win xp pro OS, I started getting the following error about 2 weeks ago.
Instruction at "0x000e8420" referenced memory at 0x000e8420 the memory could
not be written. Click OK to terminate program,
click CANCEL to debug.
Since it's shutting down the OS, clicking either option lets the shutdown complete.
This is annoying since I caan't walk away when turning off the laptop. I have to wait to
answer the error. Any ideas as to what is causing this?

I have a Toshiba laptop, Satellite Pro l300. I am up to date on all MS stuff.
The only things I have changed...I removed AVG and Zone Alarm and began using
MS's anti virus and firewall. Also I did install SECUNIA PSI.
 

Answer:An error occurs on shutdown

In Task Manager>Processes, you could experiment with ending processes one at a time and seeing which one then gives you a clean shutdown, starting with your two suspects - MSAV and Secunia.
 

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Help how to fix this problem?!
A parallel install was previously installed for our Windows Vista Home Premium to fix our computer because of a file corruption in the system.
Upon the successful fixing that was done, I manually copied and pasted program files that was from the "windows.old" file, which I transferred to the current new, fixed one.

Now, I am not sure why, but there is an error message the pops-up upon shutting down windows.

I do think that it probably has something to do with the things that I copied and pasted.
I may have duplicated or copied thing that weren't compatible or what not.
I really don't know what the message error means and I would like to get rid of it..

P.S. - I am just a 14 year old girl who has little knowledge in technology
[and who is by the way, is extracted by family if something goes wrong in the computer] >.<

Help! I really don't know anyone nearby to seek help in this technological matter..
Sadly, Microsoft now requires payment for their support service.. which I used to rely on in terms of these situations..
 

Answer:hpqgpc01.exe - Application Error Occurs Upon Shutdown

hello and welcome
try running sfc /scannow , start>type cmd RIGHT click it(in the menu) and choose "run as administrator", type sfc /scannow>enter (note the space between sfc and /scannow, it may repair the bad file, if not post back with what version of vista your running.... i.e. vista home premium 32bit

good luck

upon further research, have you installed an hp printer/software ?, appears thats one of there files, sfc will not fix it, try uninstalling the software and reinstalling it!
 

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BSOD occurs every once in a while. It's become more frequent in the past week, totaling two times. I read somewhere that unplugging USBs while shutting down might be apart of the problem, so I've come to the conclusion that it is the problem because none of the other causes... fit.

Almost every time I power down the computer the sound comes on that signals that inserting/unplugging of an external device. If you don't understand what sound I'm talking about, it's like that... "duh-nuh" sound you hear when you plug in an iPod, a camera, a USB, or something of the sort. Anyway, I always unplug my iPod before I shut down the computer because I've been trying to stop this issue (it's been scaring the hell out of me). However, shortly after I started making sure I did that that sound occurs everytime before shut down.

Help, please? All answers are appreciated.
 

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Question: thermal shutdown

Is it at all possible to revive a desktop when it displays the "thermal shutdown" error? This happens at startup so I cannot use the computer at all. I tried pressing F8 and went through it but really didn't know what to check for and thats as far as I got. P4 Windows XP Pro 512 Mb RAM 80 Gb HD. Please help ... many thanks.
 

Answer:thermal shutdown

Thermal shutdown usually means that some system component knows that it is getting too hot and shuts down before heat damage can occur. Open up your computer (Make sure you are grounded) and get as much dust out of the fans/heatsinks as you can. Leave it open, make sure there are no pets around or anything that could fall in, start it up, make your way into the BIOS, go to the "System Health" screen, and write down the temperatures that you see (and what they match up with). Post them here.
 

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Question: Thermal Shutdown

My PC runs flawless for approx 30 mins +/- a few adn them shuts off completely. It wont start backup until you wait approx 30-60 minutes. Does this sound like an overheating power supply or some other component???

Answer:Thermal Shutdown

Could be CPU, heatsink could be full of dust/fluff, heatsink fan could be breaking down, if you haven't done any housekeeping on your PC lately you might want to look there first...

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Question: Thermal Shutdown

computer shut down due to thermal something or other, both fans are working properly and it has been blown dust free. Pages are once again opening slowly or freezing, flavalee has helped in the past: HJT, MBAM, %temp%, C:\Windows\temp, and computer was fine once again, Now it is back again, ie, slow and freezing and then yesterday the shut down due to the thermal thing.
I have 2 HD's Disk C 19.0GB Total Used 13.6 Free 5.37
F 37.2GB Total Used 21.5 Free 15.7
Windows XP Pro Version 2002 SP 3
what would happen if I were to swap out Master to Slave and vice versa? I guess I'm trying to determne if C Disk HD is going bad or not or is this just a really bad idea on conjured up? Thanks for your help,Tim
 

Answer:Thermal Shutdown

If your not comfortable around the inside of a computer here's the answer.

Take your computer to a repair guy, have him remove the heat sink and fan from the main processor, clean out the dust that has collected in the processor side of the heat sink, you can't remove this dust topically, it's embedded deep in the heat sink. You also have to replace the silicone heat transfer paste between the heat sink and the processor or you'll cremate the processor.
 

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Question: Thermal Shutdown

Hy Everyone!I hope all of you people are fine and doing well..My problem is When i Start my computer Everything working fine except laptop Screen ..When I shut down and restart same problem happen again and again after few attemps a Note appear"Themal Shutdown Occur and Sysem temperature is 90 D Now its working Normaly Press Enter To continue" Then Its Work normaly While working sometime its mouse stop working and when i move it start Zome out then I have to restart my computer to solve this problem..How can i Solve these problem Plzz help me ...Thank YouSystem Properties are given belowProcessor:: Intel Core(TM)I3-2370M CPU @ 2.40 GH 2.4 GHRam:: 4 GBSystem Type:: 32 Bit Operating SystemKind Regard:Rana Shakeel 

Answer:Thermal Shutdown

Please restore Bios Settings to System Defaults". By pressing F10 and reseting the bios settings, unchecking the "Keep Fan On" menu option then that turned off my fans off mostly.and also we need to try updating the bios, please help me out with the product # of the unit please.RegardsSATISHP4 Click " Thumb's up " icon if the question is answered/resolved.

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Hi, I need real help for my Laptop,I have HP ENVY M4 laptop having thermal shutdown isue started from last month,It seems cooling fan is not working,I did not hear any sound from fan.When I searched HP support suggested to update Bios version to SP29750,But I could not able to download it,Can you please suggest me how to solve this problem.Is anyone having this SP29750 Bios update problem?How to resolve this Thermal shutdown 90E on my computer? THank youVenu

Answer:HP ENVY M4 Thermal shutdown

Hi @Venu354,I hope you enjoy your visit to the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with the computer over heating. I will be glad to help you. Please look at the following documents.Fan is Noisy and Spins Constantly, PC is Warmer than NormalSystem Fan (90b) error message on startup if these document do not help, please use the following http://www.hp.com/contacthp and create a case for your issueand contact HP. If you live outside the US/Canada, please click the link below to get the contact information for your region.http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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I boot system. I sign in.....system shuts down all by itself. When I re-boot it tells me it failed to to "Thermal Event" and tells to be F1 to continues.

What is "Thermal Event"?

Answer:Thermal Event Shutdown

Hello,

It basically means that your system overheated and shut itself down so as not to damage any components.
Reasons for this range from dust on the heatsink or a fan not spinning to heatsink not being seated correctly.

What is the make/specifications of the system and roughly how old is it?

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I am using HP 431 and everytime i am using media players like VLC or  KM player, my laptop cudnt support the processes running and it goes to hibernation state stating " your battery experienced an issue, window is goint to hibernation". I tried using a different battery but still its of no use. Moreover when i am running these kind of applications they are using up a lot of memory space which isnt normal during its normal use.Please tell me what to do? Its causing me a serious problem.

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thermal shutdown occurd message starting time

Answer:over hitting thermal shutdown occ

Hi @ajeet-kumar,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts, and other support personnel. I understand you are having an issue with the computer over heating. I will be glad to help you. Please post the full product number of your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information.How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?Here is a general document to Reducing Heat Inside the Laptop to Prevent Overheating. Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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I experienced thermal shutdown, twice!!Within 5-10 minutes of starting Duke Nukem Forever Demo, I had W520 shutdown and in both cases I had laptop sitting on TARGUS external dual cooling fan.  The second time I had Lenovo Turbo Boost+ ENABLED while laptop was placed on external cooling fan. Anyone brave enough to try Duke Nukem Forever? It will fry your system up before you can grill 2 slices of bread in your toaster owen. What kind of genius would put CPU and GPU right next to each other and connect to a single fan? On Mac Book Pro, the GPU is located on far right side and CPU is located on far left side.





Thinkpad W520, 2720QM, Crucial SSD M4

Answer:W520 Thermal Shutdown!!!

Shall I list the other "engineering" choices that define this crew?  They starting to turn into an impressive list.

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i plugged in a faulty flash drive in the usb and the computer shut off right away.The system is the Micro Tower Hp-dc5000 2.8 gig Process.
Win-xp Pro Sp3 32bits
i tried several things including the blow dry heat trick,well at some point i got the system to power up the 2 fans and that's when i got a red power button blinking 3 times pause and then again 3 times.I checked the the code at HP support and that indicates THERMAL PROCESSOR SHUTDOWN,i have tested the power supply on another board and it works fine. need a solution pls.
 

Answer:thermal processor shutdown

i know this might be stating the obvious..but have you taken the flash drive out of the usb slot then restarted?
 

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Suffered a thermal shutdown while browsing. I waited about one hour for my HP laptop to cool down. Signed in and after about 10-20 seconds the screen froze. Hours later the same problem.
What should I do?

Answer:Thermal Shutdown while browsing

Blow thru the vents with a bottle of compressed air as you can find in Home Depot. There may be a lot of grime blocking the airflow.

If that does not help, you will have to check the CPU cooling system. Your case is pretty extreme so something might be on the blink.

Also, if the laptop is vented to the bottom (and not to the side), make sure that nothing blocks the vents - e.g. a pillow on the couch.

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Hey Ive had this laptop for two years and didnt have this problem a long time ago but ive had this problem for almost a year now the computer shutsdown every 10 minutes and displays a message saying thermal shutdown  and i have to wait about 10 mins before turning it back on and i cant doanything onthe laptop withut it turning off , i aready cleaned it it was never dirty, i put thermal paste on the processor many times, messed aroundd with the power management andput the processing power down to the lowest but still no luck can anyone help me plasse this **bleep** is frustrating 

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Hi all,I am running an Intel Atom motherboard E74516-001. It is one of the early 64 bit dual-core Atoms with low power consumption, and no fan required - just has a large heatsink.Today, after a couple of years of running fine, it just decided it is not going to boot. I was able to get into BIOS a couple of times and the hardware monitor says it is running at about 33 degrees Celcius, which to me does not seem to be hot enough to be triggering a shutdown, but when I try to boot Windows it always shuts down within a few seconds with an error saying that the thermal protection has been tripped. Now it won't even stay on long enough to get into BIOS before shutting down.Is there any hope for this motherboard, or is it to the recycle bin for this one?Thanks!

Answer:Thermal Shutdown with normal temperature

No. Rather that junk it - ruin it!I mean that if you are going to toss it, take a chance and try to  fix it. Locate the thermal shutdown sensor and replace it with something.But if the sensor is in the CPU, you can't fix it.What did you use for thermal compound? If you used toothpaste,iIt has to be replaced every three years.

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my laptop was always having a thermal shutdown and having difficult to boot the screen i need help as fast as you can

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when i browsing in plugged in mood  Randomly occurs Thermal Shutdown.I never faced any problem like that in on battery .NB:all driver +BIOS updated. allready applied power paln settings like sleep after settings or related. form cmd i allready tried powercfg- h off . but it remain same.please help -- 

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Well just recently. I was sitting there letting aim run. I went to use the bathroom and my pc was off. I was like huh. So I left it off that night I didn't need to get on. Well when I did turn it on, it brought up this error/alert.

Alert! Your computer has shutdown due to a thermal error.
Press F1 to continue or F2 for system setup.


Well I didn't quite understand what was going on. I pressed F2 checked everything out and I was fine. Well then a little after that maybe I think it was the next day it did it again. Well I then pressed F1 and now it happens while I am sitting here. In order to get my pc to turn on this morning alone I went to that screen 6 times. So I cracked open the machine, and cleaned it all out. Thinking maybe my fan wasn't spinning enough. Nothing was wrong. VERY little dust so I don't quite understand. Anyone have any suggestions. Because this is scarring me. I am kinda starting to believe it maybe my battery. I had to change it once already because it dies really easy.

Please help!!!

Drew
 

Answer:Alert! PC shutdown due to Thermal Error?????

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It has been just a week after getting my new laptop it has stated to thermal shutdown the base becomes too hot to touch i logged the cpu temperatures it reaches 100c but gpu is cool below 60c . this shut down happens when i play games even very light games i face this problem . i had done a clean install of windows 8.1 and i updated all my drivers and bios from the lenovo site. Please help its frustrating its a new laptop.  
 
 
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Answer:Lenovo Y50 thermal shutdown even if i use cooling pad

Hi Zany,
                           
Welcome to Lenovo forums.
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with system overheating in your Lenovo Y50 laptop.
                                 
Try to enable the turbo boost in energy manager and check for the issue.
                               
Try to clean the ventilators if possible.
 
Hope this helps. Do post back if issue persists!
 
Best regards,
 
Ashwin.S              





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Dear sir,My laptop HP 430 has started producing beep sound while switching ON from 3 days....Earlier it was having a problem of thermal shutdown.Laptop used to get heated.My laptop is not in warranty.Please feel free to tell the the service charge for the repairment of my laptop.What is the problem with my laptop?Suggest me the solution for it.In my laptop I having many important data's.

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System : Dimension 3000 Hello, i'm having a problem with my Mother's computer. It is shutting down (completely powering off) and will not come back on for several hours, sometimes days. When it does power back on, before booting into windows, i get an error message that reads: Alert! Previous shutdown due to thermal event. I do not know what the problem is, both the case fan and power supply fan work properly and i have removed all of the dust from inside the case, including from the cpu heatsink. The case is not missing any expansion slot covers either. When i check the logs in the bios nothing is showing up at all. The computer is out of warranty and i'm stuck on what to do? thanks.

Answer:Alert! Previous shutdown due to thermal event

jholty
Have you checked, that the front panel air intake is clean?
Open the case and check that both the processor and chipset heatsinks are still firmly attached to the motherboard.
Bev.

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OK so for the last week or so my pc has been cshutting off at random times and then on reboot indicating that there had been a thermal event. The fan on the CPU is working and the computer often shutdown immediately following start up (before there would be any chance for it to get too hot) I have run Advanced Systemcare free SInc I got it along with AVG Free. When I started noticing problems I also downloaded Ad-Aware and MalWareBytes. All systems run clean, but performance still sucks. Today I get the Thermal event Shutdown message again and when I look at thr event log it shows that my memeory was reduced on Oct 14th. I decide to try to go back to a restore point, and coincedientally the last restore point is Oct 14th. I run system restore, and the restore application comes back and tells me that it can't restore the computer to that day.

There is too much coincidence to make me think that nothing is happening, but I'm not PC savvy enough to figure out on my own. PLease help. Hi Jack this logs below
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 6:18:42 AM, on 11/6/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
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Answer:Thermal Event Shutdown? HiJack this Logs

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Found my T3500 had shut down. On start-up, got thermal shutdown warning. Once I logged into Windows 7, fan started running at max RPMs and soon shut itself down again.
Opened the case, cleaned the fan grates (there was a moderate amount of lint).
Left the case open, started up again, fan at max, but CPU temp app indicates normal (under 50C) temps. Does not shutdown, but did lock up eventually.
Started up again with fan disconnected. CPU temps normal, but locked up fairly quickly.
Seems like it's whatever is controlling the fans, not actual overheating. OTOH, still locking up with fans disconnected. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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iam a SFX artist if i put any render in maya it will render but suddenly system shutdowns Plz Help me with this problum

Answer:Thermal Trip Error system shutdown

This is not an XP operating system problem. Go here for help: http://download.autodesk.com/us/may...

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Hello, my dell precision t3500 started showing symptoms of bad Heatsink since december 2015.  It has been restarting several times and showing "Previous shutdown due to thermal event.".  In the first few weeks it used to shutdown like twice a week. Currently i get a lot of shutdowns. I can't use my computer for 3 hours, it shuts down at least once every single hour. 
What i've done so far....(My solutions)
I rubbed off the heat sink compound between the processor and heatsink and applied new heatsink compound. This didn't help.  The computer was still shutting down due to thermal events.
I read on a forum where someone was having a shutdown problem just like me and a dell expert advised him to upgrade to the latest bios. I was running the latest bios at the instant when my computer started shutting down due to cpu excessive temperature. I tried downgrading the bios from A17 to A14, now the computer would stay for 3-5 hours without shutting down. Downgrading didn't help either.  I know that the old bios had a greater temperature threshold and that's the reason for the computer staying longer before detecting a excessive cpu temperature than in the A17 bios version. Ok, so processor upgrade/downgrade didn't help either.
i wen't out to a computer store and bought a new Heatsink for my dell precision t3500, i removed the old HeatSink and replaced it with the new one. The computer booted just fine, stayed up for 3 hour... Read more

Answer:Dell Precision T3500 Shutdown due to thermal event

What's the actual full error when the thermal event occurs?  Usually there are multiple temp sensors on a machine - does error say which one is causing thermal event?
I'd see what all temps actually are and monitor them.  What does HWMonitor or HWiNFO (Sensors window) say temps are when system is idle and under load? 
What CPU are you using?  Thermal shutdown threshold within a CPU is often around 100C, which usually is pretty hard to hit for a desktop (as opposed to a laptop). 
What heatsink compound are you using?  Is it making good contact but thinly applied?  You can check this by removing the heatsink - compound should be pressed out and thin enough to "see through it' evenly across surface.  A thick application has poor thermal properties because thermal compounds are much poorer conductors of heat (~8 W/mK) than copper (~400 W/mK) or aluminum (~200 W/mK).
I'd also check for dust/blockage on case air intakes and fans (including the PSU fan) - this can cause poor heat removal from the case and resulting heat buildup.

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Question: Sudden shutdown

Hi guys,

Occasionally I get one of those "sudden shutdown" messages - ie, you are happily surfing one minute and the next this window pops up and says your computer will be shutting down in 1 minute and starts counting down the seconds.

Why does this happen? It doesn't happen very often - not frequent enough to make me panic, but the fact that it is happening does not make me happy.

The message I see is this:

"This shutdown was initiated by NT Authority\System. The system process C:\Windows\System32\lsass.exe terminated unexpectedly with status code 1073741819."

Can anyone explain this to me? Would be immensely grateful, and many thanks in advance for all the help.

Cheers
 

Answer:Sudden shutdown

Scan for viruses lately?

http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32blastera.html

http://www.sarc.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.blaster.worm.html

Or?

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=321024
 

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Question: Sudden PC shutdown

Hi,
Couldn't find anywhere a solution for my problem so I hope you can help me.
I am experiencing some shutdowns when playing (World of Warcraft). A solution was to force WoW to run at 30-40 fps all the time (down from 100+) but now it shutdown while I was playing and uploading a video. It just instantly shuts down without any warning or error then try to boot up, do the POST beep then die again without displaying anything over and over until I unplug the PSU for 2-3 minutes. Sometimes after I start it back it asks me to recover bios settings or load defaults.
First time when it happened was a few weeks ago when my CPU cooler started to break, getting me to 80+ degrees, so I thought that was the problem. Replaced the cooler and now I'm hardly ever reaching 55-60 in full load. GPU temp idles at 50-55 and going up to 70 at 40 fps and 80-85 without the restriction (which seem normal temps for it, from what I've been able to find out).
Another thing, the small motherboard heatsink is kinda hot when it shuts down ... could that be the problem?

Any help will be greatly appreciated.
 

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My computer (dvt7-7000 Entertainment Edition) began suddenly shutting down under load several months ago. I have scanned for viruses (none), done the BIOS memory and disk checks (both clean), replaced the main fan and the thermal compounds, replaced the power cord under the recall, replaced the battery, defragged, and even hired an exorcist. Nothing has helped. The system used to run pretty hot under load (75-80 degrees for the CPU), but with the fan and thermal compound now tops out at 70. The system has the i7, 8G of RAM, and 750GB HD.   Please tell me this is a simple hardware fix.  

Answer:Sudden Shutdown

Hi @SD71,I hope you enjoy your visit to the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with computer just shut down unexpectedly. I will be glad to help you. Here is a document for The Computer Restarts Unexpectedly (Windows 7). Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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Sudden crash

The computer (WIN-XP HOME SP3) crashes and the msg is

DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

and SBBOTDI.SYS - Address F87D5A80 BASE AS F87D4000 DATESTAMP 475BB24B

Any idea?
 

Answer:Sudden shutdown

http://www.help2go.com/component/option,com_forum/Itemid,33/page,viewtopic/p,116499/

http://www.techsupportforum.com/mic...5-help-computers-keeps-crashing-randomly.html
 

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My Dell Dimension 3000, which is just out of its 3 year service agreement, suddenly shuts down with a blackscreen and reboots about 3-5 minutes after being switched on and Window XP ( fully updated) has loaded satisfactorily. This cycle then repeats itself.I can do a normal shut down OK within the 3-5 mins it is on, which I have now done.The room I am in is quite cool (15C) and the fan on the computer appears to be working. Mains supply is good.I am posting this message on my laptop to get some views before I make my next move.

Answer:sudden shutdown

Auto-reboot disable:When Running windows and it crashes you will get a blue screen and it will automatically restart, often it will restart too fast for you to see the error message. To disable auto restart on system failure, so you can see the error message.1. Go to Start -> Control Panel -> System (Windows+Pause works, too)2. Go to Advanced3. Under the Startup and Recovery section, click Settings...4. Under System Failure un-check "Automatically restart"If no errors then 1. overheat - check for fans running and clean heatsink not blocked with dust etc.2. Psu dying voltage drops (most likely on a 3yr old DEll (PSUs are notoriously underrated)

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My PC (on XP Pro) has twice suddenly shut itself down - around the same time yesterday and again today (can't be certain of exact time yesterday, but I logged today's) - without any suggestion of what was happening.

It then restarted itself as 'normal', fortunately neither time was I working, but I don't know if the shutdown would have been a 'safe' one. Could it be some sort of virus ? My Norton Internet Security has been reporting various hacker attempts (3 in the half-hour before this happened today) but I thought reports meant they'd been prevented ? I run AVG Free, NIS and Panicware Pop-Up Stopper, plus regular SpyBot 1.3 & Lavasoft Adaware SE Personal. Also still have Norton Anti-Virus running (prefer AVG though, never got round to disabling it)

Help please !
 

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Since installing a new MB/CPU combo (ASUS A7V600-x plus Athlon XP3200) and a 450W Power supply my PC regularly shuts down abruptly (no BSOD etc). I wondered if this was due to overheating but the ASUS probe monitoring utility shows the temp to be way below the thresholds for MB & CPU. (I can't find any BIOS setting to alter the CPU/MB temp thresholds in case they are set lower there and are overriding the Probe's thresholds).The CPU Fan runs at ~ 2900 revs. However if I don't use the Probe's Software Cooling option it seems to crash more frequently. Other symptoms are: 1.I have to switch the mains plug off & on again in order to get the PC to respond to the master on/off switch after a crash. 2. When it crashes the LED which indicates standby power available on the MB is still alight - although maybe this is powered by the on-board battery & is not relevant to the problem ?Grateful for any suggestions, folks

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Have you installed and configured the Athlon cool & quite drivers?click here for info.

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lately when i am running a program eg now i was running spybot,the computer just closed down , had to reboot, it happens from time to time,not every day sometimes when nothing else is running.any ideas, my Os xp homeMotherboard Name Abit AT7-MAX2Memory Bus Properties Effective Clock 400 MHzBandwidth 3204 MB/sCPU Properties CPU Type AMD Athlon XP, 1666 MHz (6.25 x 267) 2000+

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Welcome to the club!!Have a look at the thread called "Does your XP restart on its own" above. You'll find loads of things to try in there, but don't hold your breath as some of us have been trying to get to the bottom of this for over a month.Good luck, John /#))

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Help !

I think I've been here before...

Windows XP Pro system suddenly shuts down, then restarts ('system has recovered from a serious error' message displayed). I got into a real mess with this, so have had to reinstall XP Pro, and at the moment to avoid potential conflicts am only running McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.0.0 and SpyBot 1.3, plus SP2 Windows Firewall.

There seems to be no specific time when the crash occurs, but it has happened twice when playing Spider Solitaire ! Also happened when playing a clip on Windows Media Player.

Any ideas anyone ?

Phil
 

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This has happened a few times but months apart. The system is a Intel Quad core listed in my signature with GA965P DS3-1. Yesterday I was up about an hour and all of a sudden like a bullet it shut down completely. Every attempt to restart it would run for a second and then stop again 7 times in a row. Then I pulled power plug, shut power switch in back and pushed power button in front in about 6 seconds. I then waited a few minutes and switched everything on and it booted right up and stayed up for hours.

Again today booted up and worked for hours with no issue. I feel I proved it was a weak power supply, but why does it run fine for a long time after that? Is there anything like a bad sector on a hard drive in a psu or a dead spot?

The psu is a Thermaltake 430 watt about 2-2 1/2 years old that has never given me any problems and I don't game or do anything that would really stress a system. If I replaced the psu, I don't know what I would learn as this happens once in a great while.

Any suggestions?
 

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i am running XP been working fine for over a year, now when i turn the PC on it suddenly switches itself off, then the usual sacndisk etc. sometimes it does this 2 or 3 times then its ok, i have turned off the scteen saver and the wallpaper, still no joy. I would be grateful for any suggestions

Answer:Win XP sudden shutdown

Xp actually reboots suddenly

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I was copying photos from 'My Pictures' to a CD when the system stopped and the following message appeared on a blue background:A problem was detected...BAD_POOL_HEADERand Windows has been shutdown to protect your computer.Tech Info:***Stop: 0X00000019, 0XE3BC8000, 0XE3BC8FF8,0XFFFFFFFF)This is the third time this has happened when trying to transfer Data to DVD Rewriter.Is this a serious fault? Thanks for help.

Answer:Sudden Shutdown

Assuming that you're using XP SP2, afew hits on Google seem to suggest that the problem might be caused by the MS Indexing Service, try turning that service off. To do that, go to Start > Run and type in "services.msc" (without the quote marks) and click OK. Scroll down the list of services, double-click on the "Indexing Service" entry and choose MANUAL in the "Startup Type" section, then click STOP in the "Service Status" section. Click Apply and OK to exit. Reboot your PC and see if that cures the error messages.

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My PC has started shutting down with no warning or, alternatively, freezing in Windows so that I have to press the reset button to reboot. The shutdown does not come with any warning or a blue screen message. The computer suddenly closes down and reboots on its own.On reboot it sometimes does not get past the Windows logon screen before it freezes. At other times Windows opens normally for a while and then either freezes or closes. It does not sem to matter what programs I am running at the time. Ocasionally, when trying to restart the PC the screen does not fire up. Leave the computer switched off for five minutes and this problem disappears.I have no new harware or software installed in the last few months. My Motherboard is an Asus A8V Deluxe. I have flashed the bios (with the existing version) in an attempt to improve things but that has not made any difference. I am running an Athlon 64bit chip, which is only a few months old as is the motherboard.Could this be a failing graphics card? If anyone has any suggestions that would be very helpful

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It'spossible your computer could be overheating. Are all the fans still working?

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I was watching bbbciplayer through my laptop connected to digital tv with a vga lead.The picture and sound were fine and suddenly the laptop shutdown and tried to restart. on the black screen i got this messageSiS900 PXE Bootrom v1.09 Hook Int19CLIENT MAC ADDR: 00 16 EC A9 ZE 10 GUID: 00020003-0004-0005-0006-000700080009PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel PXE ROMReboot and Select proper Boot device or insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key.Completely out of my depth here. Any ideas?

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windows xp forgot to say

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I am experiencing a peculiar problem. I'm running WinXP Pro on AMD XP3000+ Barton, ABit NF7-S v2.0, 1gb Ram(2x512mb pc2700), 400W PSU, FX5600 128mb. The pc will operate normally for a period of time, then the monitor switches to powersave. The PSU, CPU, MBoard, agp...... fans all run, but they seem to rotate slower and it still takes 5 secs to power off the base unit. On re-powering up, no indication is given of a bad shutdown and nothing in event viewer. I have an old nVidia TNT2 agp card. When this is installed instead of the FX5600, the pc runs for longer periods of time before dieing. Please help us

Answer:NF7-S / XP Pro sudden shutdown

or a voltage/compatibility problem with the AGP Slot.Check your CPU Running temp in BIOS settings.Is the board identifying your cpu and set ok in bios ?.

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So I was backing up my hard drive, next second...dead..hmm ok once in a while Extracting a zip file...sudden shut down. No BSOD's, nothing. It just froze of like 1 second before it did that.  I keep getting around 1-2 of these a week, starting with a few weeks back.  So I'm thinking maybe it was a memory problem. Ran the OS memory test during boot. Everything OK.  So I ran SpeedFan and got these fiery results: http://ioj.com/v/yjrs2.  The processor is usually around 20% load. I tried running Prime95, and the GPU almost went up to _90 C_. then I turned it off for fear. What's up with the overheating? I checked the vents are pretty clear(to the noticable eye). 

Answer:Really Sudden shutdown

If the CPU is overheating, then it could be down to either the fan is failing, the heatpipe on the heatsink is failing, the heat sink is clogged with dusts or there is insufficient or cracked thermal paste.
 
If you got warranty you can send it in for repair.
 
But before you do, make sure you try to clean the heatsink and fan for any signs of dusts. 
 
 

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I have a Systemax PC, 3 years old, Intel Pentium 2.66 GHz CPU, 992 MB memory, 250G hard drive, Windows XP Professional, which has worked like a "champ" since I bought it.About a month ago it started to instantaniously shut down while in use.  It happens using the internet, working internally (IE closed) as in the word processor, running my anti-spyware/anti-virus software.  Sometimes it happens when I "click" on something with the mouse, sometimes it happens when I am not touching or using the PC.After the instantaneous shutdown, the unit restarts by itself, and after the bios initial boot, when it says "starting Windows" it will go to a light blue screen, stating that it needs to check the disc drive.  It will spend 5-10 minutes doing this disc check, counting up 10% complete, 12% complete, 22% complete, etc., to 100%. It will occasionally show a file wich required "action", usually ending with the word "trunkaded".  When 100% is complete, it will show the disc drive info including total space, space in use, and then finish the reboot.  HELP?

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It's checking the drive because the system is detecting a dirty bit on the drive. That was caused by the anomalous shutdown of the system. The autocheck process is not connected to your spontaneous shutdown problem, which -- if you don't get a blue screen error -- is probably caused by heat, bad memory, or another hardware component failing. I'd suggest running checks on all hardware components and checking the system temp when it's running.Also, to "absolutely" (or almost) rule out a software problem you can boot to safe mode and see if the system reboots from there or if everything works well.

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I have XP home, athlon 2gb, 512 ddr400 ram, New abit MB, 300 wat psu. lately my pc just switches off without warning, if i am using the internet it never does that only when i am running a program like photoshop, never does it in word or excel, it has even done it if i try to run disk cleanup with no other program running it switches off everytime with that one, i have to press the switch to restart, which it does ok, no safe mode or anything, can anyone think of a reason, i can only think of memory of Psu, any ideas folks

Answer:XP sudden shutdown

try looking in the event viewer to see if it gives any clues as to what is going on.

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In the past week, my Y40 70 has taken to suddenly shutting down while running on battery power. I know the battery is not running out of juice, as this seems to occur just after I unplug from a full charge.  I installed the Lenovo Energy Manager from the support page, and it indicates I have more than half charge when this occurs. Any ideas?  New battery needed?











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Answer:Y40 70 Sudden Shutdown

I would like to know the exact condition in which your laptop is shutting down. Is it -
 
1) When it is runnning on battery? OR
2) When it is charging and you unplug the charger (suddenly)?
 
What task are you doing at the time  the laptop shuts down?

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My computer suddently shutdown and when I make a hit to the system unit ,it restarts again.How wonderful!
After about five minutes, it shutdown again.What wrong with it?Due to the OS or the power supply.
 

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Have you checked the CPU/GPU temps?
 

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my laptop keeps shutting down and restarting.This is my 2nd attempt at writing -1st time it sutdown again.any ideas?

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do you have up to date anti virus software on it?how old is it, which operating system - how has it performed so far - more details please

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I'm Using HP 15-ba021ax I'm recently having a problem in my laptop that is whenever I'm using my laptop while connected to the charger and working for long it suddenly heats up and the laptop jz goes off like puff switch off like that and I'm not able to open quickly I can only switch it back on after few mins I want to know weather this is normal or should I consult hp and claim Warranty to fix it ?????

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My W500 has a habit of abruptly shutting down (immediate and total power off) when some heavy CPU activities are running (big calculations in Matlab, running some games).  I have to remove both the AC power and battery to start it again. Is there a known solution for this issue?  They don't seem to happen after prolonged use, nor does the case seem hotter than usual.  It is rather unworkable at the moment.  My T series seemed to do this some times as well ... ~ CDB 

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Hi datamule, Welcome to the Lenovo forum  Your W500 might be shutting down because it is overheating. You could monitor the various temperature sensors as you start a large Matlab calculation: TPMonitor shows the ThinkPad temperature sensors. TPFanControl shows the same ThinkPad temperature sensors, and lets you control the fan speed (which you don't ordinarily need to do.) RMClock will show you the temperatures reported by the Core 2 CPU's internal diodes--these are what the CPU monitors to determine if it must shut down for safety. You can also use RMClock to undervolt your CPU to reduce temperatures. I'd also suggest booting Memtest86+ and letting the tests run through at least one complete pass to make sure your RAM is ok. And running the mprime torture test for at least a few minutes to make sure that your CPU is working properly. That last one *will* heat up your ThinkPad. It would be a good idea to watch the temperatures with one of the above utilities as it runs. If you determine that your problems are caused by overheating, it might be time to look at notebook coolers. Best of luck,-Frank 





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Can anyone tell me why word 97 can suddenly throw up an illegal operation message in the middle of typeing a document.I changed a printer driver as the one I was using caused the illegal operations flag to wave when you pressed the print button.

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and get the full details of the fault by clicking the "details" button.Then post back.BA

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Hey guys,Recently i bought a new ram Crucial CT51264BF160B 4GB 1600MHz DDR3L 204-Pin Laptop Memory For my Lenevo z560 IdeaPad.Before ths i had 4Gb of ram installed on which my system was working just fine, I just needed more memory so i bought this ram. But after CPU gets more load like sometime it get to 100% the laptop suddenly shuts down.I have already reinstall a new windows, But the problem is still there. What should  i do?

Answer:Sudden shutdown new ram z560

Your memory spec is:3GB or 4GB std / 8GB max; PC3-8500 1066MHz DDR3 Your new ram is:DDR3 PC3-12800, CL=11, Unbuffered, NON-ECC, DDR3-1600, 1.35V http://www.lenovo.com/psref/pdf/lipwbook.pdf I would call the Crucial help center.  Their memory Should clock down from 1600 MHZ to 1066 MHZ.Also download CPU-Z from http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.htmlPost screen shots of the SPD tab, and each memory tab selection( 1 screen per memory stick).===I was also use the new memory ONLY and see if you have the same issue.  

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I've had my laptop for a year and a quarter now and this RARELY happened to me due to over heat but today ... it's not the overheat infact i don't see any reasons ... Every time i open any game , i only play 2~5 mins and then it Suddenly shuts down .. Can anyone please help me fix this  

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Hello, I am having a problem where my PC running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit suddenly shuts down or freezes. I was having some issues with this PC over the past several months, so I finally re-installed the OS. Since then I have re-installed several of my programs and downloaded some various things. Can someone help me diagnose the problem. Is it possible there is a hardware failure?
 
Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Sudden Shutdown in Win7

It's possible the computer is shutting down because of a overheating problem. Unplug the power supply and remove the side panel. If there is a lot of dust inside, carefully blow it out with a can of compressed air being careful not to overspin the blades on the cooling fans and power supply.

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All of sudden yesterday my laptop started to receive messages like "Plug and Play Service has stopped unexpectedly - restarting" and "Power Service has stopped unexpectedly - restarting".

This only appears to happen when I attempt to plug in headphones to the USB port.

Flashdrive plugged in OK. Wireless mouse receiver plugged in OK.

If I leave the earphones plugged in on reboot the message appears again and restarts again and again. When removed the computer seems to function normally.

I saw similar posts referring this problem to the "Software" board. However, I also saw posts on other sites where they dealt with the problem using ComboFix and other solutions customarily found on this Board.

Any suggestions on how to start fixing this issue?

Thanks!
 

Answer:Sudden Windows 7 Shutdown

Hello widmerj1,

I suspect a problem with the headphones but if you would like us to check for malware, please go through this thread: READ & RUN ME FIRST Malware Removal Guide
 

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My computer is about a year and a half old that i built myself. The problem is that my computer shutsdown, like if i would just unplug it, when i accidently bump my computer desk. It just stared doing this about a week or so ago. I'm not talking about kicking my desk hard or anything just a gentle bump.  Ive never heard of this problem and was wondering if anyone had any ideas on what i can do. I was thinking a lose connection, mabye go though my computer and unplug and replug everything. Or maybe the power supply, which is a older one i had and is about 4 years old (300 watt).Thanks in advance on any input.

Answer:Sudden bumping shutdown

That PSU cord can be replaced for about 5 bucks...any computer store in your area should stock them.patio.  

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I have bout a Lenovo Z 510 laptop  from a year ago ; and I am now facing a problem which is a sudden & unexpected  shutdown specially while playing games . I have noticed that this problem is existing with large number of users of  Z 510  and also with other brands & models of Lenovo  . I have encountered this problem by requesting  help but no one  succeeded in solving  this problem . As long as this problem has been repeated with different users ; why Lenovo is silent . I am totally annoyed and mad from Lenovo ; and I wouldn?t recommend for any user to buy any  brands of Lenovo laptops any more  because it?s a waste of money and time   .

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Pease kindly help me to know the cause of sudden shutdown of my lenovo z40-70 after using it for about 15 minutes. It has nvidia 840M 2Gb. Is there a possibility of graphic card heating? Can I disabble the nvidia graphic card and just use the intel graphic adpater? Thank you

Answer:Sudden shutdown of lenovo z40-70

Hi Jeoncruz , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
First is to check how the internal temperature is doing , using software similar to this .
 
You can run your pc on safe mode, wherein advance drivers would be disabled and check if you can use it beyond 15 minutes.
 
Running diagnostics on the hardware can also help identify probable cause.  
 
You may check on the BIOS menu under Configuration tab to switch "Graphic device " options and then save and exit.
(Going to the BIOS : Shut down pc and use novo key (page 9) to start , novo menu would offer BIOS set up )
 
You can also go to the device manager and disable the display adapter at the same time.
 
Update us how things go. 
 
 
Regards

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Hi,

About 2 months ago (possibly after a Windows Update...) my PC suddenly started to shut down very slowly. It normally took under 30 seconds (max) but now it's taking around 2 minutes or more to shut down. I've tried booting in safe mode (had to do this through msconfig.exe as for some reason F8 wouldn't work :L) but there was no difference, leading me to believe that it might be a hardware issue (but I'm not sure). I just changed my case, so all my components have been cleaned etc and there's no problem with wiring etc. Does anyone know what can cause this to occur, and any fixes for it?

Thanks for any help,

Mark

Answer:Sudden Slow PC Shutdown

Have you done any major change in you hardware, like change the RAM, mother board, HDD, or ... . I guess No. Then hardware is not the reason to change the speed of the shouting down.

It may be because of your windows update as you told. But some times may not.
Some times it may be another application you recently installed.

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Windows XP SP2 has been running for some time with no problems. There have been no hardware changes or software installs for some time. Windows closes down with no error messages. On reboot it initially started up normally. The latest crash reported a change in hardware and attempted a reboot. The reboot stopped with a garbled screen and attempted a reboot. This repeated several times and I was left with a blank screen. All through this the computer keeps running, the monitor goes in to stand by mode. The only way to shut down is by the PC button. The only way to restart is through the PC's on button or restart button which then brings me back to the garbled screen again.Terry

Answer:Windows XP sudden shutdown

Does your computer run okay in Safe Mode, to restart in Safe Mode keep tapping the F8 key as the PC boots up, choose Safe Mode from the resulting menu, report back if your computer now boots up and works okay so that we can take things further.

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Hey,

I want to apologize in advance for my english since it is not my native language.

I was surfing on Youtube yesterday and suddenly as if someone had unplugged my PC from the Power supply, it shutdown. Now if I try to turn it back on, nothing happens. No noise, no light, nothing. I had this problem like 2 years ago too. I took my old PSU out and tried the trick with the paper clip and the green pin and the fan didn't turn on, so I bought a new PSU and my PC worked again. This time I tried it again but my fan works this time so I don't know if it is my PSU again. I don't have a voltmeter or a spare PSU/Mainboard/etc... so it's hard to determine the cause.

I have
Windows 7 ultimate
Mainboard : as Rock z68 extreme3 gen3 (6 years old)
Graka:radeon HD 6870 (6 years old)
PSU:energon eps-750 w (2 years old)

Let me know if you need more Information.

Dolbio

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In the middle of everything (browsing, playing games, etc.) my computer shuts down without any warning.

I've been encountering these problems:

- My NBA 2k11 lags so much even on the lowest setting, so does Call of Duty Black Ops. I have a GTS250 and I never had a problem running in max settings before..
.....But Dead Space 2 and Dragon Age 2 works smoothly!

- Zooming in and out in Photoshop looks like you're flipping through a thousand pages (like in old-school animation). Sometimes it works well..

- Sometimes even at light computer usage, like just browsing it would shut down.

- DVD drive doesn't read unless I restart the computer.

My GPU is a 1GB GTS250 and I have 4GB of RAM on an Intel i5 processor.. I formatted my hard drive and re-installed windows but the problems persisted. I remember getting a notice from windows that there's a problem with my video card and that I should update the driver. I did and it didn't help at all...

I can't identify the culprit. Is it my board? My GPU? RAM perhaps?
PLEASE HELP!

Answer:Sudden computer shutdown

Ram is easily tested outside of windows at least.
See here
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

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evenyone experienced this simptum all of a sudden my pc shutsdown and when i restart it it tells me it closed itself because if noticed the battery got to critical level... wierd this is i got 95% left... and i have the pc less than a year so i battery is still good...i got no idea whats wrong maybe i need to reset the battery stats?

Answer:w520 sudden shutdown (not the known one)

I'd run a reset.Do you happen to be running TPFanControl?

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My T450s suddenly shutdown, with no warning!  I was not doing anything heavy, just some coding, and was plugged in to AC with batteries attached and with charge. This same sudden shutdown has happened to me before, a few months back. Since then, I have done a clean install of Windows 10 /w Creators Update. Latest BIOS etc. installed. Wondering if anyone else has encountered this issue? This seems to be an extremely rare occurance - I use this machine every day - although I suspect that this is a hardware/firmware problem. (The only hardware I've replaced from factory condition was the 2.5" hard drive, changed to a Samsung EVO SSD.)

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I've had my laptop for a year and a quarter now and this RARELY happened to me due to over heat but today ... it's not the overheat infact i don't see any reasons ... Every time i open any game , i only play 2~5 mins and then it Suddenly shuts down .. Can anyone please help me fix this  

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Hello everyone,

This problem started about one or two days ago and is slightly different from other problems on the computer shutting down after start-up.

Basically, when I turn on the computer, everything seems to be running smoothly. I have a see-through case and I can see that all the fans are running. After my motherboard loading screen and the Windows loading screen run, I am taken to the Windows log-in page. I type my password and I see my desktop. Then, after one or two seconds of seeing my desktop, Windows takes me to a "Please wait..." screen while it saves my settings and then says that it is shutting down. However, I did not order a shutdown or configure anything in the computer which may instruct the computer to shut down automatically.

Oddly, sometimes my computer does not experience this problem. Other times, at random, my computer does this.

Could a virus do this?

My computer was custom made about two years ago, and I have not changed anything internally since then. My average CPU temperature as recorded in the BIOS is around 73?C. Here are the specs:

Pentium D 3.4 GHz
Asus P5WD2E Premium motherboard
1 GB of Crucial DDR2 800 MHz RAM
Western Digital 320 GB @ 16 MB/s HD
ATI X1600 512 MB RAM
Antec 500W PSU
5 fans (Stock CPU, PSU fan, 3 additional fans)

Thank you very much.

Answer:Sudden Shutdown after start-up

73 is a very high temp. So it could be overheating. Espically with the other parts giving off heat as well.

So lets start at the beginning. Go to the Virus area. About 4 forums down from this Windows one. In there you will see a sticky called Spyware Removal Guide by Osiris. Go thru that guide. Post a HiJack This log in the Analyze area that is in that forum.

LEts start with the basics first and make sure you dont have any spyware.

Also before you do that can you answer 1 question. Does it shut down correctly? I mean it could just be that it crashed and didnt shut down so the last command it remembers is the shut down command and that is why after you log i it shuts down right away.

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I seem to have a suicidal computer.

Whenever I'm playing games (games like Jagged Alliance 2, old games through DOSBox, UT2004), the computer randomly shuts down. Believe me, it's amusing yet annoying when you get hit by a Redeemer and the computer suddenly shuts off.

I thought my computer was just being a sore loser, but that theory went out the window when I was playing Jagged Alliance 2. I just took over another sector, and I set a medic to heal my mercs when the computer shut down again.

After a few experiments and some virus scans and ad-aware scans (which revealed malicious JRE files that were planning to take over my computer), I think I may have an idea. I think that it may be a remote shutdown problem, because it never happens when I'm off the internet.

Can any of you help me out in preventing future shutdowns? Perhaps some computer Prozac? Anyone?
 

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Answer:T61 Sudden shutdown/dead

did you have any liquid spill incident, also what is the model number of your T61?

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Answer:sudden shutdown / bluescreen

Did you boot from the cd?

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HI,

I own a Toshiba A105 S4334 running XP sp3, and lately i have been having serious problems with the computer's power management and supply.
First when I use the computer on battery when the power meter says that i have around 50-60% of battery left the computer suddenly shuts, as if the battery was taken out. When i try to start it again it doesn't have time to boot because the same thing happens again while booting.

When that happens i have to let the computer charge fully while it it off because if I use it on battery for some time and then connect it to the power supply it will still consume the battery and not charge it. To use the computer connected to the power supply I have to fully charge it while it is off or in stand by in order to use it connected to the power supply.

I think the problem of all this problems might be the battery, but can someone help me with this problem?

Thanks.
 

Answer:Solved: Sudden Shutdown

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Answer:Sudden Shutdown - X200

what bios version are you running on (have you updated the bios recently)? try to download a copy of the TPFancontrol software off the web, and report the CPU temperature and fan rpm speed at idle and just before sudden shutoff. 

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Answer:laptop sudden shutdown

Probably over heating, ITs a contradiction in terms the last place you want to put a lap top is actually on your lap cos it restricts the airflow which comes from underneath...

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Hey guys, I have a problem and practically at my wits' end trying to solve it. Basically whenever I try to play a game, sooner or later my PC simply just shuts down. The drives and fans turn off, the lights go out, all thats left is the power LED slowly blinking. The power and reset buttons have no effect, I have to physically unplug / replug the PC to get it working again.

Problem ONLY happens when I try to play games (WOW usually). I'm guessing its a card problem, other than games the PC works fine and the reboots don't create Windows error logs. Here're my specs:

ATI Radeon 9600XT
Athlon 3200+
MSI K8N Neo2 mobo, runs nForce3
512 RAM PC400
450W PUS

These are the solutions I've tried, to no avail:
1. Tried turning fast writes off
2. Tried setting it to 4x AGP from 8x
3. Tried using Catalyst 5.11, 5.1, 5.3, and Omega 5.11
4. Switched around the RAM, also ran a memtest, RAM's error-free
5. I don't think its overheating, I have 5 fans + the CPU and video card fans
6. Adjusted the chip voltage to 1.6 from 1.5

All that and then some, but the problem won't go away =p Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks!
 

Answer:Sudden Shutdown Mystery

After a crash i would check the temps in bios if its above 60 c then that wuold be your coulprit another culprit can be a fulty psu, post more specs on your psu like brand rails ect, hope this helps and hope you get your problem fixted and WELCOME TO TECHSPOT
 

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Well, as I predicted I will only pop up here when my PC is having trouble, yet again..

I recently thought that by installing the newest drivers for my ATI Radeon 9600XT would fix some problems I've been experiencing over the past few months, but as the worst Doom'sday scenario became true, I only created another one with it.

I downloaded the newest ATI Catylist driver (4.6 if I'm correct) and also downloaded ATI's driver cleaner, I cleaned my drivers, rebooted, installed the new drivers, rebooted and tried to play a game (World of Warcraft and The Godfather), my PC jumps into a perfectly clean shutdown excecution like I just instructed windows to shutdown, and it'll completly shutdown and go inactive.

I tried this about 3 times with 2 different Apps, Wow and TGF (The Godfather), and every time the same symptoms were encountered, roughly after the same timespan.

So there I went, downloaded the newest Omega drivers and after cleaning the Catylist drivers properly with the tool, I installed it.

Same problems as noted above, and when trying the build-in "Detect Artifacts" render app, the same thing happens.

Which leaders me to the conclusion that rendering 3D stuff is causing the problem.

Note: I never had any of these problems before I upgraded my driver, so it's either bad timing of a friend GFXcard or a driver problem

Here you can find a complete DXdiag report.

If you need anything more lemme know, I'll respond ASAP, I wanna game G*D*A*M*E*... Read more

Answer:New drivers = sudden shutdown

Update:

I tried about everything I can think off, I removed spyware and such to try get rid of the problem, and even removed Starforce (how the H did it get on anyway) from my system. But still the problem stays in my PC..

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Answer:windows xp sudden shutdown

have a look at the event viewer to see if it gives you some more info click here

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I have a AMD Athlon XP 2600 ,ATI RADEON 9600 SE 128, 512 DDR...
 

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THX
 

Answer:sudden powerloss/shutdown

99% of the time when a computer shuts down, it is a heat problem. Something is overheating and to protect the CPU, the computer shuts off.
Laptops are hard to clean. Personally, I have been too scared to take mine apart to blow out the dust.

You might try setting the notebook on a cooler and see if that helps or if you are brave, disassemble it and use canned air to clean it out.
 

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My Satellite keeps shutting down for no reason.
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I wonder if this means that a thermostate has failed OR that there is dust debris building up around the heat sink.

Anybody else have this problem or advise on resolution?

Cheers

Answer:Sudden unexpected shutdown

If you main "suspect" is overheating check the cooling fan if it works properly. If it doesn't work check if there is dust around the wings of the fan.
Second reason - check your cable and power supply if it's broken or damaged.

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Answer:T500 sudden shutdown

download Tpfancontrol and see what temperature your CPU and GPU is running at before the immient shutdown. 

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Hi, thanks for your time, I really appreciate that you take your time to read this.
I had problems long time ago, about a year... and you help me to deal with it, so I'm very confident in your help again. It's not the same problem I had before, I think this is a hardware problem, but you can tell me if it's so.

The problem is that my PC has a sudden shutdown, when I turn on my PC, it starts for a few seconds, then suddenly shutdown, then restart again by itself, but no signal on monitor, just the internal fans sounds and it seems is on, but don't.
After a few tries, and wait for about half an hour, I try again then starts the same way and again shutdowns, even I can see the logon screen, but sometimes shutdown.
I try again and with a little bit of lucky, it starts and works fine all the night long, without any problem (I know I'm in risk of fried up everything, but I'm just frustrated about this problem)
I changed the PSU about 8 months ago, I got an Agiler 600V (maybe a piece of crap) but that's the best I found.
I'm thinking about buy the Corsair 750V in amazon, but I want to know if this is the right choice for my problem.
Recently I change my UPS, cause I got an old APC500, it has about 5 years old, so, I think buying a new one, like this 750V Omega china made... :( would solve the problem, but it didn't.

I got this readings on Sensors View:
CPU: 137? F
HD0: 85? F
HD1: 94? F
CPU clock: 2389 MHz

My PC specs:
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Answer:Sudden shutdown on vista

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You can try uninstalling the security patches, one by one, in reverse order
of installation. You may be able to identify the one that is causing the
problem. Once you find it, you will then have to choose between leaving a
security hole and having a computer that shuts down all by itself. The
above assumes of course that a security patch, or a combination thereof, is
causing the problem.

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After doing a startup optimization with Windows Performance toolkit, though the startup speed boosted, but shutdown became slow. It was around 4-6 seconds earlier, but now it's around 8-20 seconds. There doesn't seem much activity going on with the HDD during shutdown. Dunno what's happening out there. help is appreciated.

I made a boot trace with xbootmgr.

I have attached the .etl and a parsed .xml file.

XML file has this content:


Code:
<results timeFormat="msec">
<shutdown>
<timing shutdownTime="13809" servicesShutdownDuration="485">
<perSessionInfo>
<sessionShutdown sessionID="1" startTime="913" endTime="5247" duration="4334">
<shutdownProcess name="LogonUI.exe" shutdownStartTime="913" shutdownEndTime="913"
processEndTime="-1" shutdownDuration="0"
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<shutdownProcess name="cmd.exe" shutdownStartTime="913" shutdownEndTime="917"
processEndTime="915" shutdownDuration="4"
shutdownLevel="640" shutdownFlags="0"/>
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Answer:Sudden shutdown slowdown

Problem solved. Had to enable write caching on my HDD. It was enabled by default, have no idea when and why did I disable it, lol.

So, here's another discovery: Disabling write caching can slow down system shutdown drastically (atleast in my case, it does happen).

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On beforehand, thank you for your help.

Answer:sudden shutdown during chatting...pls help!

What application are you using to chat with?

If it's one of the standard MSN/YAHOO/AOL clients, try installing Miranda (available free from http://tinyurl.com/2bfbz) instead; this will allow you to connect to MSN/Yahoo/AOL (and others) through the same interface, and should rule out if it's the application you're running that's become corrupted.

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Hi!

As the title says my laptop has been shutting down on its own lately. To describe what happens it's like when you unplug the power with the battery not inserted. There are no clear signs as to when it's gonna happen. Sometimes it happens when it's in idle, sometimes when I'm watching a video, or browsing the net, and so on. I keep my laptop almost 24/7 on if that has something to do with anything.

My laptop is at least 5-6 years old and has been working perfectly until now so before giving me suggestions here's some things to consider:
- it's probably not a driver or software issue causing the shutdown since I haven't updated the drivers for the past 5-6 years I've been using it and the only software I install are games and some programming software that's been with me for years as well.
- it's probably not a heat problem because I clean the fan, vent, et.al. also replaced the thermal paste last month and lubricated the cooling fan.
- it's probably not a HDD problem since I ran it through some tests already and it passed with flying colors.
- it's not a virus, malware, spyware issue.
- it's probably not an AC adapter power issue since it just shutdowns. If it was a the adapter not giving power theoretically it should switch to my battery but it doesn't.

Any ideas on why this is happening and suggestions on how to fix it?

Laptop specs here: http://puu.sh/pu8Oy/de192fcc78.png
 

Answer:Laptop sudden shutdown

That ASUS N61Jv laptop's specs need to be readily viewed, so I'm posting them here.


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About 10 days ago my computer started to shut down without warning. I have looked at the processor fan and it appears to be working OK, have checked all connections to hard drive etc. but the situation has got worse.It shuts down now shortly after running improper shutdown but before the start up screen fully loads - can anyone advise?

Answer:Sudden Shutdown Windows ME

This is one of two things. Nothing else. Heat or PSU

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So my Helix has been hving sudden shutdown issues. I either left the machine for a bit or been working on it and it suddenly shuts down. When iot tries ot restart it says it has a fan docking issue (black screen with a very short sentence) and won't restart without being removed from the keyboard. I think this happening only when I am in Battery Heath Mode.  I move it back to always fully charge to see if the issue occurs. Will report back on this Anyone else have this issue. I'm thinking its a problem with the BIOS or the Firmware Update Utility for Enhanced Keyboard Dock Anyone else have this issue  

Answer:Sudden Helix shutdown

Hi, wlabar
 
I would recommend checking Event Viewer ? Windows logs ? System logs for the last date and time this issue ocurred and seeing if there are any warnings or errors that may be associated with this issue. Also, if you haven't already, I would recommend making sure the latest drivers and the latest BIOS have been installed on your machine, all of which can be found here.
 
Best of luck,
Adam





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Answer:XP sudden shutdown, but gives a warning

Could be the Blaster Virus. If so turn off System Restore and run Stinger click here to remove. Turn SR back on and go to Windows Update to get the patch or it will come back. (In fact get all the critical updates)The get the other programs you mention. I can't understand it. No defences at all!!!

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