Posted 12 June 2009 - 04:03 PM
It sounds like a heat issue.
If it just simply shuts off, no warning, no error message , it suggests a heat issue.
Laptops have hot air exhaust vents & cool air intakes .
If the fan gets dirty it can prevent proper cooling
If the air intakes/exhaust get clogged it can cause a heat issue.
You could try blowing it out with canned air
[Don't use anything but canned air, it is under low pressure & [supposedly] moisture free]
Also a USB powered "chill pad" to set the laptop on will help a lot.
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