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Laptop keeps shutting down while watching/streaming video

Compaq presario cq50

windows vista




while watching a movie or streaming video after a while the laptop shuts down. Never used to happen but its now quite regular.

It does get quite hot but when it shuts down, it does start up again straight away.

Ive read elsewhere about this happening to others and maybe it being an issue with windows.


Any ideas or is my laptop knackered?

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Re: Laptop keeps shutting down while watching/streaming video



Most likely the machine is getting hot due to many things including dust, faulty fan, bad ventilation ...Please use these tips to keep laptop cooler.



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