Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook ?

My dell inspiron 1525 keeps turning off and shutting down without me doing anything. why?


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The computer has a cpu fan that can get dirty over time. It's job is to keep the cpu cool. When the cpu overheats, the computer senses it and shuts it down immediately, to prevent permanent damage to the cpu. You can clean it by blowing compressed air into it, and should do that every few months, as routine maintenance. This is the most common thing that shuts a laptop down, other problems involve repair, so try this first. I bough a $7 three inch fan at Walmart to help cool the laptop, and when I run it, I never have it shut down on me, but once in awhile it will without the fan, especially when I play dvds or videos, which really work th' heck out of the cpu. There are also commercial laptop cooling devices, but my little fan works just fine. Hope this helps.
If this happens after the laptop has been running for a while, it could be overheating.
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\015\0121) Please, download CPUID's Hardware Monitor from here:
\015\012http://www.cpuid.com/hwmonitor.php
\015\012After you install it and run it, please report back the CPU temperature (it should not be higher than 85 C, even if ruiing CPU-instensive applications.
\015\012If it is, and temp continues to go up, you may need to clean up the fan and the bottom of the laptop.
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\015\0122) To clean up the fan, turn the computer OFF, unplug the AC charger and remove the bottom cover. Locate the fan and blow compressed air from a compressed air can. Be sure to remove all dust and lint. Replace the bottom cover, plug the AC charger and restart your computer. Check for CPU temperature before running any applications or programs. It should be lower than 70 C.
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\015\012If not, please report back to see if I can be of further assistance
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