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PC turns off

My wife's laptop turns off when she is just typing. This just stared happening in the last month.

{The laptop has been very slow for a long time (about 8 months). Also when we watch movies the movies always need to buffer.}

It is an old hp laptop, but my main question is what to do about it shutting down in the middle of work? I'd appreciate any help, thanks.

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Have you done your 6 to 12 month cleaning?

The usual canned air in the vents maintenance is often news to many owners. That is, many never knew that simple maintenance was required.
Bob

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PC truns off

I think , SMPS Issue or RAM issue, go to user near service center can check it for...

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Are you Joehash

You're post is a reply to me so if you are Joehash, is there some clues that you know about that lead you to write this?

If you are not Joehash, ignore this and try to reply to the original poster.
Bob

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A clarification

yes, I am Joe, H, I wanted to better understand what "smps" was in your answer to me. thanks

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what is spms?

Thanks and what is spms?

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Re: spms
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regular cleaning

HI,
Maybe this is silly but can I just clean out the vents of a laptap with a vacuum cleaner hose, or should I go to a repair shop. Also are there any other regular repairs that need to be done, I was not aware of this. Can I do them myself?
Thanks allot for this valuable info. Joe

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What laptop model#

You buy some "canned air" found at office outlet center or computer shops. The cost isn't that much and use it as needed. Understand, prolonged use w/o basic cleaning may cause "heat stress" issues on the components of the laptop. So, hopefully a good blowing out will suffice, however report back if otherwise. If you can remove the rear cover and better clean out the insides, so so, if not leave it be.

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