Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv5-1000us Notebook PC ?

Hp laptop shuts itself down

\015 HP Pavilion dv5-1002nr Entertainment Notebook PC - randomly shuts down in the middle of things.\015\012 \015\012HP support was no help. Their soltuion did not fix problem.\015

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Get a can of air and really blow the intake & exaust ports and ALL fins. A laptop cooler really helps with this problem but, you have to blow them out too.
\015\012Google HDD thermometer and download a temperature indicator. It will show you when things are starting to heat up. Mine runs between 25-33 degrees celcius and will shut down randomly around 34 or above.
Laptops are designed (by software) to shut themselves off as a protection measure. The most common problem is high temperatures. Do you hear your fan racing while you are using it? Do you sit your laptop on soft surfaces (like the bed or carpet floor) while using it? Do you smoke around your laptop while using it? These are common things that cause high temperatures on your laptop and will cause it to shut down. May not be your case but just a though. I would take it somewhere or open it up yourself(if you are pass your warranty time ONLY) and clean out the dusk with some air.
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