Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

For a while I have watched that when I am watching a movie online for half hour or 45 minutes followed it turn off sudenly. And when this happend I must wait around 5 to 10 minutes to turn on it again becauase if I turn on it inmediately that the laptop got turn off it sent me to a black screen with this symbol - intermittent and I must turn off it manualy because it doesnt give the option to turn off automatically. I would like to know what can I do for fix this problem cause some times I have works that I have not save it and many times I lost it. I will apreciate any help

share|improve this question
If you feel the underside of the laptop is it getting excessively hot? A laptop cooler might help. You can also try blowing compressed air through the vents to clear out dust. Opening it up and cleaning will be best, but I don't recommend doing this if you're the least bit unsure. – Karan Jun 7 '13 at 2:25

When processor reach the max temp for self protection it shuts down to avoid Heating Up. Seach if there are any BIOS updates for your model. Or Clean it up.

share|improve this answer

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .