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I have an old laptop its a lenovo 3000 n200 runing xp. it shutdown fine but now it shuts its self off on the windows sign during boot, i then get the unexpected shutdown message. it wont restart in any mode, and there was no new hardware or software changes, Any body seen this before ?
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  1. alanwhelan said:
    I have an old laptop its a lenovo 3000 n200 runing xp. it shutdown fine but now it shuts its self off on the windows sign during boot, i then get the unexpected shutdown message. it wont restart in any mode, and there was no new hardware or software changes, Any body seen this before ?

    How many memory sticks does it have ? If more than one, try booting with only one, as it might be a memory failure
  2. ksiemb said:
    How many memory sticks does it have ? If more than one, try booting with only one, as it might be a memory failure



    Thanks, one of the ram sticks seems to be faulty, it boots fine without it !
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