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06-13-2012 12:28 PM
I've been trying to reinstall Windows XP on this laptop and it gets to format ntfs and it gets to like 6% then it shuts down. It doesn't reboot, just shuts down, If i try to repair it, it shuts down as well. Kinda in a pickle here
06-13-2012 02:24 PM
It looks that you have problem with overheating.
Clean the vents with compressed air.
06-14-2012 08:35 AM
I have already done this and infact i went out and bought an external fan for the laptop and the inside temp is below a normal computer, It is quite cool. So not quite sure what it would be, if its not a heating issue. I also just replaced the motherboard
06-14-2012 11:06 AM
Please test RAM and HDD.
In the link below you will find all details how you may do this:
How to test RAM and HDD (Hard Drive).
06-16-2012 04:01 AM
It looks then GPU is faulty. It is a common issue with this models.
Usually reflowing GPU (graphic chip) solves this kind of problem.
Many informations about this solution you may find here.
I recommend you especially post number 9 which is written by CherylG.