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Pete Nicholson Jul 23, 2012, 05:59am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Sony Vaio PCG-6121M Laptop
PSU Fine .. tried with battery in & out .. but keeps switching itself off .. even when plugged into mains
Held power button for ten seconds plus .. still no joy .. Laptop seems to boot fine .. but say about 20 or 30 seconds into boot turns off cant even stay in bios .. turns off again .. Any Ideas .. or is MB goosed ?


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Laptop Willie Jul 23, 2012, 10:18am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Sony Vaio PCG-6121M Laptop switches off on boot?
Pete Nicholson said:
Sony Vaio PCG-6121M Laptop
PSU Fine .. tried with battery in & out .. but keeps switching itself off .. even when plugged into mains
Held power button for ten seconds plus .. still no joy .. Laptop seems to boot fine .. but say about 20 or 30 seconds into boot turns off cant even stay in bios .. turns off again .. Any Ideas .. or is MB goosed ?


To me, it sounds like a heat related problem. You should be able to blow out the dust with canned air or vacuum. This should clear any clogs with in the CPU/GPU coils. Be sure to use a paper clip to stop the CPU fan. Not doing so could damage the fan.

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