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Gateway notebook m1624-shuts off randomly by itself

\015 Shuts down randamly without warning. this has been happending for the past 2 months could not figure out what is wrong. checked for viruses, there are none. bought i last year not under warranty anymore. help someone. i just want to sell it cause i am sure it would cost too much to repair\015

Answers :

Check if your laptop is hot on the bottom left corner. If it is hot that means that the cpu thermal past is dry out. I have to sent in to gateway 5 times for the same shut down problem while it was still in warranty. The gateway m-1624 has a poor cooling unit. I hope that help you.
It generally is viruses which causes this and its possible that the virus software you are using to check it is not picking it up. I found that the free versions of AVG and Avast were actually more reliable than Norton. I would use another virus scanner to check this. You could try removing the batterpack and then putting it back-sometimes this seems to work unknown wonders! Other than that I would reinstall windows(after backing everything up)this is generally the quickest cheapest method of getting things sorted.
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