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Q: notebook shuts off when battery reaches 30%

If my battery level falls below 30% the notebook will power off. I used the HP Battery Check in the Support Assistant which said that the battery is working properly. I unchecked the box on the battery saver and it still shut down.

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Hello All,

Recently I have been having trouble with my laptop (Vizio CN15). For some odd reason, whenever my laptop
reaches 100% charge on the battery, its shuts off the display and basically behaves like the computer has shut down. The power light remains on and i can hear the fans running but any attempts to adjust brightness or put the laptop to sleep fail. This started happening out of nowhere, so I am a little confused as to what this is.

Any help is appreciated! Thank you

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I have HP 15-r029wm Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR), model G9D74UA. Originally Windows 8.1, now Win10 Home.  It shuts down without warning, even at 50% battery!  Sometimes it says it isn't charging.  An HP batteryy check says that my battery is weak but I haven,t been unable to find a replacement battery mentioned at the HP website. Any help greatly appreciated!

A:HP 15 Notebook shuts down without warning on battery

Hi: Check the part number on your battery and compare it with the two listed in chapter 3 of the service manual for your notebook. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04409502 It is probably the 3 cell battery listed in chapter 3 on page 19. HP has that part # in stock --$62.10 https://parts.hp.com/hpparts/Search_Results.aspx?mscssid=FAC0BA9E984748D6B98F3ABC366027D9&SearchIn=P... Why that happens is normally one of the cells is shot, so the notebook is running fine and all of a sudden it shuts down when power is required from the bad cell. You can also do a query by the part number and see if you can get the same battery for less elsewhere but make sure it is a genuine HP battery, or be willing to accept what you pay for if it isn't.

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I have a pavillion Dv6, and I'm having a problem with the computer simply shutting off when the battery is running low. It happened today when the battery was at 35%, and it gave no warning of low battery or anything. It didn't even go through the shutdown process... it just shut off immediately. I checked my settings, and the computer is supposed to go to sleep at 10%, and shut down at 5%. I'm running Windows 7 x64. Let me know if you have any advice.

A:Notebook Shuts-Off Without Warning when battery is low (Dv6)

Hi Drummer89,  do you have HP support assistant installed on your laptop? If so, perform the following steps"Open HP Support AssistantClick "Troubleshoot"Click "Power, Thermal and Mechanical"Click the "Power" tabClick "Battery Check" in the Resources section.It may be your battery is out of "sync" with your laptop. If you don't have HP Support assistant installed, click start>help. and type Battery, or calibrate battery. Please let me know if this helps. 

______________________________________________________________________________ProBook 4710S, Win 10 Pro 32 bit, T6570 @ 2.1Ghz, 320GB, 3GB, ATI Mobility HD 4330Elitebook 840 G1 Win 7 Enterprise x64HP Stream 7 Tablet Windows 10 Home

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Although I have my notebook plugged in, the battery drains down completely and shuts off. The battery then charges while it's off and I start over again with the same process. I have used the original power supply as well as a working universal power supply. Neither one charges the battery while the unit is on.  I tried finding the Windows 10 battery companion by typing battery in the search bar. It isn't there. I do not have airplane mode turned on. What could be wrong? The battery now seems to drain more rapidly than before. 

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Hi, There seems to be a problem with the power management on my T570. I have two batteries, and I think the main one to be used is the battery 2. Sometimes, I'll be working unplugged, and my computer randomly turns off. Not the usual "Windows turning off" sequence, but an immediate blackout with no feedback. When I turn the computer back on, I see that Battery 2 is at 0% and Battery 1 is now in use. It does seem to be a problem in the power management, no? Thank you,Fred

A:My computer turns off immediately when Battery 2 reaches 0%, even if Battery 1 is 100%

Sounds like power management or battery reporting status wrong.  Are you still under warranty? If yes, call support first.  Can you get (borrow) another battery to try?

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Hello guys,
I just got home from a LAN with some friends, and when I tried to start up my PC, it just kept shutting off. It was working perfectly fine at the LAN, and at home before I went there, so something must have happened along the way?

Basically I get to the "press F2 to enter bios" stage where I see that the cpu is at 80c or so, and rising very very quickly, once it reaches 100c it just shuts off, and I can hear it buzzing now and then as if it is trying to boot up.

I've opened my PC up, and the fan is spinning as it should, I also dusted it just in case.
Could something be stuck between the fan and the CPU?

Anyways, I'm running Windows Vista.

Any input is greatly appreciated

A:CPU reaches ~100c instantly and shuts off

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I just recieved My hp omen 3 days ago and The battery keeps 99% it never reaches 100%. I checked it with HP assisstant and it said that the status is okay? What should I do? I'm sure this is not normal for a 3 days old laptop.

A:Battery never reaches 100%

Hi, Try calibrating the battery - see the HP document below. http://support.hp.com/my-en/document/c04700771 Regards, DP-K

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hi everyone i got this prob im trying to solve. When i start the computer it runs good then when i reaches the windows logo the computer shuts right down. I tried to go in safe mode but when it starts to load the drivers info the computer shuts down and that's the farest i can get.

I tried these:
Reseat the memory
Clean the heat sink fan
reseat the heat sink
Cant even get to safe mode to scan for virus
And none of these worked it still shuts down any suggestions anyone thank you

A:Computer Shuts down when it reaches windows logo and safe mode

Brand and model? Operating system? Age of the computer, hard drive, etc.
Will it run in Safe Mode?
Will it run long enough to run MemTest86 for four passes or more.

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I have HP DV5-1040ee laptop. I have a problem that when I am working with battery, the laptop shutdown after it reaches 50%. Is this OS problem, virus or hardware (battery) problem?

what should I do?

A:Solved: my laptop shut down after the battery reaches 50%

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Hi there,
I have a new inspiron 5559 (bought it about two mounths ago) with an AMD R5 335 4GB switchable graphics chip.
After one mounth the fan that started to become really loud and making cracking sounds and also the laptop started to shut down suddenly when gaming.
Because the laptop is still on warranty I sent it to the lab where they replaced the fan and heat sink.
I recived it two days ago and thought this sagga was over but I was wrong.
The fan is not making any noises but the laptop is still shutting down when gaming.
So I want to dig in this issue myself.
Here are some info:
All my drivers are the latest versions.
BIOS: 1.2.5
Radeon: 16.11.2 Crimson
Intel HD graphics: - it is a dell customized version.
I performed a GPU stress test but it could not complete because the laptop is shutting down.
What I noticed is that when the laptop is using the AMD GPU its temp is starting from 50C even if doing nothing which is not normal I belive. Also the temp is not climbing to 50C it starts from it as soon as the AMD GPU is on which is not logical, because even if it is heating it cant reach 50C in a second.
I belive there can be two factors here:
1.The thermostat is giving wrong indication.
2.The termal paste they applied in the lab is not enoght.
Any advise guys?

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Hi all, I have an issue with a T480s laptop once battery reaches 100% charge. When the laptop reaches full charge, the display on the T480 will automatically dim and lose ethernet connection momentarily. This can occur either when the computer is docked (ThinkPad USB-C) or connected to the 65Watt travel charger. It does not do this when it is 99% and below, strictly 100% and a few moments after it reaches it. Current work-around is to plug in the laptop charger once its low and disconnect once it hits somewhere in the 90's. If the laptop is docked, and battery is 100%, it will disconnect from LAN and auto-connect to WLAN (it is setup that way). In the case of strictly using the travel charger and working via WLAN, it will disconnect and would lose internet connection entirely. I've done the troubleshooting steps mentioned below and still having the same issues. Troubleshooting:Installed all pending Lenovo & Windows updatesincluded BIOS, ThunderBolt Firmware, Power ManagementModified power settings to not go into sleep mode when plugged into powerRemoved "turn off this adapter to save power" for both LAN and WLAN adaptersCompleted the "battery pin hole reset" from the bottom side of the laptop.Changed source of power Any ideas?

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hello, Ive had the yoga 900s for over a year, and in the last few weeks, suddenly my battery is acting out. I can charge to 100% and it works fine until around 20% when it suddenly shuts off with no warning. I concect the charger, and turn it on - the battery gauge always states 0%.  why did this start happening - is ther something I can do, or do I need to get it to a lenovo center? thanks,Nir

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This started a few day ago and so far as per now i charge it almost every after 2hours but with 45% still remaining on battery.

A:My dell latitude battery shuts down at 45% of battery power remaining and on plugging it into ac, it starts from that same % so am not sure of what is happening to it.

Thank you for writing to us!
Kindly boot the system into BIOS and check the battery health and Ac Adapter.
Also private message the service tag and email address.

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My wife has a two-year-old Samsung notebook. Recently when she unplugged it the machine cut off, even though the battery said 79% charged (it wouldn't charge any further). I figured that the battery was bad so I bought another one from Amazon.

This one charges to 100% percent and does exactly the same thing. I'm perplexed but think there's something going on with the motherboard that won't let it use battery juice, even if Windows 8.1 says it's 100% charged.

I've tried the hold the power button down for 1 min with the battery out trick to no avail.

Any ideas? I'm stumped and think I might need to get her another notebook.

Thanks, Robert

A:Samsung Notebook Battery Won't Power Notebook

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My laptop is 2 years old and within the last 2 months, low battery notifications have stopped popping up, and the laptop shuts down without warning. Within the last week it has been shutting off after 10-20 minutes after I take the power chord out, and the battery never goes above 98% juice.  There's no error messages, and when I looked at the power options, it was set to turn off on 7%, as it has been since I bought it. I haven't updated anything on the laptop since then (it's a laptop purely for Word documents but occasionally I used it for streaming TV when my TV broke) and nothing else out of the ordinary has been happening to it.  I'm incredibly bad at figuring this sort of stuff out by myself, and Googlling it only gave me more confusion because it seems there could be a number of things wrong.  No troubleshooting seems to have helped or given an adequate reason for it, so I'm at a loss at the moment. 

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Hello guys i have my notebook hp its shutdown automatically after 20% of charge i need to use it by plugging in the charger,its annoying thing i have made component test aswell as system extensive test no problem i think regarding hardware!! dont know what to do please help us!!

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Hey guys.
This is the only major problem I have had.
When the notebook is running off battery power, it shuts off around 50%
Not sure why, just started happening.
No warning, no nothing. Just a instant shut down.
I tried taking the battery out and putting it in, to see if it would fix the problem. Which it didn't.
Does any know how to fix this or even know about the problem?

A:Notebook shuts off at 50%

Check your current power plan it may be set to shutdown when the battery reaches 50%.

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I power up my HP Laptop and it just shuts down, will not show microsoft icon just shuts off ho can i fix this.

A:HP Notebook shuts down

When doest it do this battery or power?

remove batter ad try just power? Is the power the correct one that came with the system?
some systems have issues with non OEM chargers.

is there a lot of dust in the system?

do you have a boot disk cd or usb to see if the system boots to that.

BIOS misconfiguration

what is the system sitting on when you are using it?

power switch stuck.

hard ware failure.

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my notebook (p4 2.66GHz, 512Mb, ATI Radeon 64MB video card) shuts down when i'm playing games or running a program like spybot. someone told me it could be my video card getting to hot. i know very little about computers and need some advise before i take it to someone. i recently had the hard drive wiped and xp reinstalled, this didn't fix the problem. hopefully someone can help.

A:notebook shuts down when using certain applications

Wanna make sure it's not spyware?

Please download HijackThis. Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HijackThis.exe there. Run a scan and save the log file. Post the whole log file here. Do not fix anything since most of them listed there are harmless (some are system required). This program will help us determine if there is any spyware/malware on your computer.

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A:IE shuts down on notebook laptop

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LAN connected.
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[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Defender]
Other Services:
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This is regarding an HP notebook laptop that runs Windows 7.
Computer:  Hewlett Packard HP G62 Notebook PC. Processor: AMD Turion. II P520 Dual Core Processor 2.30 GHz. RAM 3.0 GB. 64-bit operating system.
Running:  Windows 7 Home Premium Service Park I
Browser: Internet Explorer and Chrome (but uninstalled Chrome)
Antivirus: AVG 2012
This is my teenage daughter's computer. She complained about it and now I know why. She has no idea how to take care of her computer!
It often shut down on her. When I started it, it had the on-screen keyboard option turned on -- very annoying when you don't want to use it. It has a program (malware?) called 24/7 that could not be closed down. Ask toolbar. Had never run CCleaner, even though it was installed. Has AVG 2012 installed.
She told me I could delete everything except her documents (school papers).
So I worked on it for several hours yesterday. Not sure of what all I did, but this is what I remember.
Ran CCleaner several times (got rid of lots!)
Tried to get rid of Ask, but could not find it in the programs list.
Uninstalled several programs, including Java and Chrome. Maybe Java deletion got rid of Ask? It seems to be gone now.
Allowed an adobe flash player update.
Then found this article when I was trying to figure out what antivirus software she should have:
Best Free Antivirus Software 2013
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A:IE shuts down on notebook laptop

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Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop.* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Ant... Read more

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My notebook computer has suddenly shut off three times today.

This has never happened before, except during times of cpu intensive activities,
such as video transcoding, where it has overheated.
...Then I bought a nice expensive cooling pad and it has never suddenly shut off since (until now).

The notebook did not feel that hot after any of the three times it shut off today,
and the cooling pad was turned on the last two times.

How can I figure out what the problem is?

A:Notebook suddenly shuts off

We can also check the memory and Hard drive .....

Bad memory will cause system shut down...
for memory you can use Memtest86 http://www.memtest86.com/
or Microsoft Memory test http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp

and also bad sector on HD may casue that also...
For checking HD you can fellow http://www.sonexpc.com/support/how/1/0001

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I have a HP 355 G2 Notebook PC and the laptop likes to shut down at random. Is there something I can do to correct this?
I have already scanned the computer for viruses and malware, and there are no error messages that show up other than when it powers back up and says the computer was not shut down properly. The computer is also not over heating I believe due to the fact that the computer is not warm and I can clearly hear the fan run.
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A:HP 355 G2 Notebook PC randomly shuts down


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I have a dv6324us hp pavilion laptop (turion64x2mobiletechnology) nvidia6150 vista home premium. My notebook shuts off at random time while on battery power. This does not occur when plugged in to the outlet. I am sure that it is neither the battery nor ram because i have had them tested thouroghly. I am assuming it could be the motherboard or processor and maybee even the graphics card, can somenone give me an idea.

A:notebook shuts off randomly

Why does my notebook shut down when the battery has a charge?
Here are two possibilities:
1. Most notebooks have power saving features designed to conserve battery charge. Some of these features include screen, memory, and hard drive suspend modes. Depending on the power savings features of your notebook, the computer will power down to conserve power. When the battery charge drops to a certain level, the system will force one of these suspend modes. Check your hardware and software documentation for specific details on the power savings features of your computer.
2. The battery needs to be reconditioned. If the battery appears to make large leaps from one percentage to another, the system could get the message the battery charge is low and accordingly. Click to expand...

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Hi, I'm helping a friend out with her Acer Aspire 3620. Its in pretty bad shape, I attempted to wipe the hard drive and reinstall XP, but when the process begins the notebook shuts off suddenly. Chkdsk has the same results after about 5%. I suspect faulty power supply or overheating, anybody have any other clues or things I should try to keep it going?

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My Notebook is shutting off when the WinXP boot screen appears, this only happens when the AC adapter is not plugged in.

When running on AC everything is fine, when running off the battery I can go to the BIOS screen, boot up linux and everything works great.

If I try to boot to XP it just shuts off at the XP boot screen.

Any ideas?

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OH i need help... .my notebook crashed, then tried to work in safe-mode...but it freeze and later i held the power button to shut it down...(probably like 4-5 times) then now i'm facing powering on the notebook, but it shuts down like within seconds...it won't boot no more!! HELP....any advice???

A:Notebook Powerup & Shuts Down Instantly

update: i opened up the notebook n found the cpu not runnin and the fan as well!! is that a problem???

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A:HP G62 Notebook shuts off randomly after 20-30 seconds same ...

Clean all dust from the computer fans make sure it is not over heating.

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Very recently I reformatted my notebook (using factory reset), however now, at what appears to be random times, my CPU usage goes to 100% and stay there. Using resource monitor or process explorer shows no main culprit. That is, there is no specific process or service using a lot of CPU. Actually when this happens all CPU is process in origin, nothing from services. After a while of this, the notebook just shuts down.
I checked some old topics with users having problems like mine and already got Speccy and MiniToolBox reports.
I would really appreciate some guidelines to what to do. Thanks in advance.
Speccy snapshot (just after turning my notebook on): http://speccy.piriform.com/results/qenjFdsBNGr6MJA3XdUidl8
Speccy snapshot (when CPU was at 100%): http://speccy.piriform.com/results/rVtHvqwaFjdLca5lRey3lVK
MiniToolBox results: http://pastebin.com/YqX87TGV
(List last 10 Event Viewer log, List Installed Programs, List Devices (Only Problems), List Users, Partitions and Memory size, List Minidump Files, List Restore Points)

A:Notebook slows, CPU usage 100%, shuts down

Your CPU is running a 85C, this is dangerously hot.  The maximum temperature for that processor is 90C.
At the very least you need to blow out the side vents with canned air.  If this doesn't cool it down you may need to disassemble the notebook in order do a thorough cleaning job.  If this doesn't cool it down you should remove the heat sink form the CPU, clean the surface of the CPU and heat sink to remove the thermal compound and then reapply it.
I'm guessing you have overclocked this computer? 

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When i load my computer after 1-2 minutes it just switches off

View Solution.


Surely they will  #hpexpertday

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OH i need help... .my notebook crashed, then tried to work in safe-mode...but it freeze and later i held the power button to shut it down...(probably like 4-5 times) then now i'm facing powering on the notebook, but it shuts down like within seconds...it won't boot no more!! HELP....any advice???

Notebook Powerup & Shuts Down Instantly

A:Notebook Powerup & Shuts Down Instantly

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Hi, i recently buyed this notebook, i am happy with this notebook, this notebook comes with Windows 10 preinstalled, and i downgraded to Windows 7 due to performance issues. Now, when i shut down my notebook, the Wi-Fi stops working, no matter reboots do, no matter Installing / Uninstalling Wi-Fi Driver, the Wi-Fi Stops working, and yes, i press F12 (Wi-Fi Switch) and not detect Wi-Fi, When this issue happen, the notebook detects the Wi-Fi card, but not detect Wi-Fi networks, i tried several times pressing F12, Uninistalling / Installing new driver, and still dont work, until do a clean installation (uninstalling broadcom drivers) and reinstalling them. I tried downloading "HP SureConnect" but, doesn't work. Please help me, this is too annoying  

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Hi, i recently buyed this notebook, i am happy with this notebook, this notebook comes with Windows 10 preinstalled, and i downgraded to Windows 7 due to performance issues. Now, when i shut down my notebook, the Wi-Fi stops working, no matter reboots do, no matter Installing / Uninstalling Wi-Fi Driver, the Wi-Fi Stops working, and yes, i press F12 (Wi-Fi Switch) and not detect Wi-Fi, When this issue happen, the notebook detects the Wi-Fi card, but not detect Wi-Fi networks, i tried several times pressing F12, Uninistalling / Installing new driver, and still dont work, until do a clean installation (uninstalling broadcom drivers) and reinstalling them. I tried downloading "HP SureConnect" but, doesn't work. Please help me, this is too annoying  

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Hello, From a few months, my HP Pavilion 17 Notebook turns off suddenly (with a blue screen) when I'm downloading something by WiFi at high speed (~2MB/s). I haven't this problem when downloading connected by Ethernet. Here are the specifications:Windows 10 64-bitsIntel Core i3-4030U CPU 1.90GHzRAM 4GoBroadcom WiFi Driver wireless driver  -  Broadcom Corp  -  version 7.35.344.0Product nb: K6D03EA#ABF Thanks,

A:HP Pavilion 17 Notebook shuts down when downloading high spe...

@serlesen A lot of laptops owned by my friends had this problem too.The problem could be on your Wi-Fi card and the version of Windows you're having, including the BIOS. Some things you might want to try:- Find the latest Wi-Fi driver for your PC. Don't have to be from HP website, you could manually go to Broadcom's website or simply typing your device ID or Wi-Fi card model number online and download it. - Go to HP website and download the latest BIOS firmware for your PC. This is my recommended solution. - Check if your Windows is on the latest using Windows Update. I know, a lot of you thinks that this is kid's suggestion. But, seriously, this time, it could be that your Windows currently have some conflicts with the Wi-Fi card you're having. Try it out. FYI, this problem is not uncommon. This problem occurs a lot with Wi-Fi cards from Atheros and occured with Windows 8 or 8.1 when first released. But, some also occur with Broadcom cards.

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HP Pavilion dv7-6b32us notebook keeps shutting down as much as 6 times a day even when plugged in...then re-boots. If this is an overheating issue, how can I fix it? I hear the fan running before it shuts down and the notebook. The notebook is usually resting on a flat surface so ventilation should not be an issue. Thanks in advance for any guidance to help me resolve this. Bill

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Usally begins with a flicker or a bit lag, and then within 3 seconds after that the screen goes black, and after the screen goes black the notebook shuts down.
Happened with many games already.

some help will be greatly appriciated.

Im running games on a MIS GX740 notebook with a i5 CPU, and a ATI HD5870 graphics card (1gb ddr5 vram).
i got 4gigs of ddr3 ram.
newest ati video driver.


EDIT: i have a game called timeshift, and it lags terribly, even when the game should run normal on my PC. but i tried re-installing the game dead space today, and im experiencing the same lag. This sucks real heavy, because i played dead space before on the same notebook before it crashed some time ago, and it ran real smooth.
EDIT2: shit, split second does desame to me.

A:Powerful Gaming Notebook shuts down during gameplay

Could be a pooched cooling fan. Do you
have any other programs that require heavy
lifting by your cpu or graphics card. Avivo
Photoshop, that kind of thing. Run them and see
if one or both cause your laptop to shut down.

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Hi Tech forum,

So i have a pretty puzzling issue that's been skin-peelingly fustrating to fix. I have an Acer Aspire 5552g laptop with a newly installed motherboard and ram that works perfectly fine with the AC adapter. However, once i unplug the AC adapter, the laptop shuts off with 10-20 minutes of usage. And it's not a normal shut-down. It freezes for a good 2-3 seconds, the fan kicks in, and does a hard shut off. No warning or anything. I made sure the connections where correct when installing the new mobo, per manual instructions (and some visual help on youtube) and it definitely does not overheat. I check temps constantly for any anomalies.
But it still shuts off when it is not using direct power supply from the AC adapter.
I figured the original battery was defective, so i purchased a new battery from acer that came in a few days ago and it's still happening on this new battery.

I flashed the bios with a current version from acer support site. I tried taking the battery out and holding the power button for 20 seconds to discharge whatever any currents that may be stuck i guess (read it somewhere on a forum). BTW the OS is windows 8 pro (clean install and updated drivers). I also have windows 7 home premium installed (dual boot/ with updated drivers as well) to see if the problem persists there as well, and it does. I figured maybe these windows OS's have problems so i tried booting a disk image of Ubuntu and it also does the same problem here too.

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A:Notebook shuts off after unplugging power supply

Hi I wonder if the network adapter has anything to do with this please read here Information about power management setting on a network adapter

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Hi all,

This is my first post to this forum, and I'm looking forward to meeting and greeting, as well as solving my issue. I consider myself fairly computer savvy, but have been unable to tackle this problem. My specs are posted. Here goes:

I've installed W7 Ultimate 64 bit on my notebook, and often use it connected to an external monitor. The monitor in question is a Samsung 216bw LCD at 1680x1050 and connected via HDMI/DVI cord (HDMI out on notebook and DVI in on monitor). I am using a ATI Mobility Radeon HD4650 card.

My notebook turns off randomly when connected to this monitor. It used to turn off randomly when on the notebook monitor also after being idle for a bit, but I fixed this with different power settings. It doesn't seem to matter what I am doing - anything from internet browsing to games. When it shuts off, I do not get a BSOD, a shut down warning, or anything - it simply turns off like it lost power. I have to turn it back on manually, but have never had problems with it turning back on. It asks me if I want to boot into safe mode, and after I choose it will boot like nothing ever happened.

The only thing in the event viewer is the "Kernel Power" and "6008 event" errors that notify me that it shut off, but it doesn't give me more info to go off of. All of the bug checks are 0x0.

I am dual booting with Ubuntu 9.10 64-bit, and have never had a problem with my notebook in Ubuntu regardless of the monitor being used, leading me to think thi... Read more

A:W7 notebook shuts off randomly when on external monitor

Noticed that I was bumped down to the third page, so I'm ttt, hopefully can get some helpful replies.

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Hello there... I own a great HP 4530s with a 64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro installed and today, this morning, after I pressed the power button to resume my session from sleep, the hard drive started spinning, the screen came on with the Windows' lock screen (everything normal) and after about three seconds it 'died'... it just shut down in an unclean way, as if I removed the battery... sudden power off (and it's also plugged in, so power fueling is constant). I turn it on again and it works as usual... just that I lost my seesion and all the programs that were opened are closed now - a new session from a fresh start. I use this computer every day and this happened several times before (about four times)... it's not an often occurence but still... raises concerns and question marks as to whether my laptop is healthy or it's kinda losing its health. Here's the Windows' event account for it:  Event-41, Kernel Power The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.  And there's also an event that states this: 'The previous system shutdown at 03:29:42 on ?21/?02/?2017 was unexpected.'... which is weird, because that is the time when I put it to sleep (3:29)... and this event is logged at 9:03. I turned it on at 9:03 and that's what happened.  So my question is... is it something to be concerned about or it's just that the power su... Read more

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Over the last week my hp notebooks has been (what I thought ) shut off when I didn't do it. It was weird though because after turning it back on, all my apps were still open. Now, a little bit ago, it happened when I was using it it... went black, turned back on, and the page was just up. Didn't even need to reload. Did a bit of googling, and found it might not be shutting off, just entering hibernation, but I don't have it set up to go into hibernation.

I also thought it might be because the battery no longer holds a charge and is slowly dying (at 7% for the last few days) but that doesn't really affect me because I always have it plugged in.

how can i find out why?

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I have an HP Pavilion notebook model XH136 that now turns on for about 10 seconds then shuts off completely. No beeps, no display, nothing. The power light comes on as does the HD light but it doesn't sound like its booting up at all during its brief activity.
I removed the HD and connected it externally to my PC and I can access it using windows explorer but I have no idea if it is bootable.
Reinstalled the HD and the problem persists.
AC adapter works fine and the battery shows 100% charge using the front panel LCD controls. Still will not boot with or without the AC power supply connected. Just powers up for the 10 seconds then shuts down. Nothing is seen on the screen at all.
I do not have another 2.5 drive to check in it.
Machine has a celeron processor, 256mb ram , 10Gig HD and runs WinXP.

Any thoughts/suggestions?
Thank you!

A:Solved: HP notebook runs 10 seconds then shuts off

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HP Pavilion dv7-6b32us notebook keeps shutting down as much as 6 times a day even when plugged in...then re-boots. If this is an overheating issue, how can I fix it? I hear the fan running before it shuts down and the notebook. The notebook is usually resting on a flat surface so ventilation should not be an issue. Thanks in advance for any guidance to help me resolve this. Bill

A:HP Pavilion Notebook Frequently Shuts off Unexpectedly and R...

Hi, Check for the bios update , run a system test , steps to run the test  power down the note book as soon as you hit the power button , keep tapping the esc key on the top left corner until a new window opens up(the start up menu ) choose the option f2 and choose the option component test and then choose system testDo let me know what happens  Cheers,Dhee

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I have changed cpu, heat resolding nvidea chip video and chipset, and no have solution, any sugestions ?

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When I plug the AC adapter/charger in to charge the battery of the notebook, it just shut downs completely ( I was working on the  notebook on battery before I plugged the charger in).  It still works perfectly on battery only. I have taken the notebook to the store where I bought if from and we have tried plugging a new charger in, but it's still shutting down. Any idea what the problem could be?

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i have an acer 5515 laptop. Recently it developed an issue. The computer shuts down within seconds of startup. Safe mode does not help. Could someone please help me with this issue, i can answer any questions needed as far as model, os etc.

thank you for your help.

A:acer 5515 notebook shuts down within 3 seconds of startup win vista

What happened prior to the problem? There are many possibilities as to why it would exhibit those behavior. The first thing to check if the CMOS battery is dead or needs replacement. You would have to open up the laptop and read that manual and remove certain parts such as RAM, HD, network card or reseat the CPU and check if there are burn mark on the mobo itself.

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