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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l 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 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources PC shutting down ONLY during games - extremely frustrated! Forum New pc shutting down during games Forum PC randomly shutting down during games? Forum PC Shutting down during a game. Forum PC randomly shutting down during games? Forum Need Advice please, Pc is shutting down at random times during gaming. Forum PC unresponsive during games, monitor shuts down but sound continues until PC is manually shutdown Forum PC shuts down / crashes during games Forum Computer shuts down during games only!! Forum SolvedMy computer is ONLY randomly shutting off during games. :( Forum SolvedWhat should i change in my Gaming PC setup (i5, GTX 580)? It shuts down during gaming, once during browsing on Chrome Forum Hard shut down during gaming ONLY! Forum SolvedScreen shuts down during game play while PC is still running (Restart required) Forum Gaming PC shuts down during high performance games Forum SolvedPC shuts down during game Forum SolvedComputer Shutting Down Before Overheating During Games Forum SolvedPc shuts down but only while gaming Forum PC shuts down during some games, runs OK during others. Forum ATI HD 6990 completely shuts down pc during gaming Forum SolvedPC shuts down randomly during a game Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !