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 PC shutting down ONLY during games - extremely frustrated ! Forum Computer shutting down during game play Forum New pc shutting down during games Forum Windows 7 infinite reboot loop problem. SO FRUSTRATED . Forum PC randomly shutting down during games ? Forum PC Randomly shut down in games . Forum PC randomly shutting down during games ? Forum Need Advice please, Pc is shutting down at random times during gaming. Forum Windows is shutting down during games ! Forum Newly built PC shuts down during games Forum Random Crashes only during Steam games Forum Computer shutting down during XP install Forum Phenom II 550 shutting down during prime 95 Forum Computer shutting down during Skyrim Forum Window 7 ultimate hp product key Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !