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The laptop started to shutdown periodically


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#1 locotech

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Posted 23 November 2013 - 09:20 PM

Can someone help? I have a HP G72 17.3 w/Intel mobile i3 370m processor Windows 7 Home Premium. The laptop started shutdown periodically. So, I unassembled to clean dust out and replace thermal compound. When I reassembled it would not start. The light on power button just blinked. So, I unassembled again to make sure I did not forget to plug something in etc. When I reassembled same thing happened. It did not start. I pressed down on laptop and it started. It worked for a little while, but when I tapped laptop it shutdown abruptly. Now, the laptop starts right away. Sometimes it doesn't. It sound like when a car has no juice and trying to turnover. The fan rotates and stops within a few seconds it tries to turn on again. The laptop is really being weird. Sometimes if I shake, it start too,.



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#2 bludgard

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Posted 23 November 2013 - 09:30 PM

Are there any "extra" parts? Screws or other pieces?

Try removing the RAM and cleaning the pins, then swap the modules in their sockets.

Sounds like something is loose, shorting or damaged.



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Posted 23 November 2013 - 09:50 PM

OK, thanks I will check and try this. 






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