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laptop problems

By etones
Jul 1, 2005
  1. not sure if i put this thread in the right place but anyway. my dad just phoned me he has a problem with his laptop when ever he is using it, it will turn its self off. info below -

    Dell InspironTM XPS Gen 2
    Intel Pentium 2.13GHz
    Windows XP Pro
    1024MB ram

    if you need any more info just ask
     
  2. massdamunte

    massdamunte Banned

    i think i may now y

    dont know 2 much but it cud be due to a lack of power. maybe u shud consider a new memory card with has grreater space avialble, the laptop cud be overloaded.

    sorry if aint much help but im trying
    reply back m8
     
  3. etones

    etones TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 187

    there is still power going to the laptop when i turns off because the power lights stay on.
     
  4. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,373   +289

    Are you sure it's not just going into standby mode? Check the power settings in control panel to make sure. It's possible he's idling too long while on battery and so the machine is going into standby.
     
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