PC shutting down ONLY during games - extremely frustrated! Tags: Games Windows 7 Last response: November 19, 2012 5:37 PM in Windows 7 Share totosjr November 19, 2012 5:03:57 PM why my lap top shutting down during playing games... More about : shutting games extremely frustrated mmaatt747 November 19, 2012 5:07:43 PM It's most likely overheating. Check the temps of your CPU with a program like RealTemp. Cleaning the dust out of it with a can of compressed air can help keep it from running too hot. alexoiu a b $ Windows 7 November 19, 2012 5:08:27 PM Probably because of heat. Try using a coling pad or cleaning it at a local shop. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Nedal0 November 19, 2012 5:37:56 PM A can of compressed air as "mmaatt747" suggested should do the job. Just make sure you clean all vents. Rear, Side, and Bottom of the Laptop Post back and let us know the result Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumPC shutting down ONLY during games - extremely frustrated ! ForumComputer shutting down during game play ForumNew pc shutting down during games ForumWindows 7 infinite reboot loop problem. SO FRUSTRATED . ForumPC randomly shutting down during games ? ForumPC Randomly shut down in games . ForumPC randomly shutting down during games ? ForumNeed Advice please, Pc is shutting down at random times during gaming. ForumWindows is shutting down during games ! ForumNewly built PC shuts down during games ForumRandom Crashes only during Steam games ForumComputer shutting down during XP install ForumPhenom II 550 shutting down during prime 95 ForumComputer shutting down during Skyrim ForumWindow 7 ultimate hp product key More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !