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#1 SilverCharm

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 09:27 AM

My laptop has been turning itself off for no reason the last couple of days; no warning message or reason behind it at all.

At first I thought it was overheating and didn't think much of it, and planned to buy a cooling pad. However, it has just happenned twice and my laptop is incredibly cool and I cannot see how it was caused by overheating this time. This has led me to believe there is another reason, possibly a virus, however my scans did not pick up any.

Any help would be appreciated, thank you.

Edited by hamluis, 13 May 2012 - 05:45 AM.
Moved from Am I Infected to Internal Hardware - Hamluis.


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#2 TheShooter93

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 04:41 PM

This doesn't sound like a malware related issue at all.

Some component (whether it be the processor, graphics card, etc) is overheating.

I've asked that this thread be moved to Hardware.

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