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January 12, 2012 1:45:20 PM

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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January 12, 2012 3:15:47 PM

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
January 12, 2012 4:13:12 PM

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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