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    Another problem ;-;

    I have an Acer laptop, I don't know...what kind or anything. As I am still useless with technology. Anyway, if you told me how to find it, i'm sure I could
    I have had this laptop for less than three months.

    Well, I already have a few problems...
    1: Sometimes while I am doing something it randomly just turns off. Like, watching a video on youtube, it can have 50% battery or over and the screen fades to black and it turns off in a minute.

    2: During the day, I only close the lid, since I take regular breaks. I always make sure to check how much battery there is, and usually end up closing the lid while it has at least 20% battery left. The problem is, when I come back to it, I press the button to turn it on and it'll turn on fine for 5-10 seconds, then click off. But then it clicks back on about 5 seconds later. It seems like if I held the power button in, it turns off like that. (I have only held it in to turn it off once or twice, I know it isn't good to do that)

    3: This happened just now actually, I don't know if I did something or what, but I was typing this out and it turned off. It did the closing programs/logging off/shutting down, so I might of knocked the button (it clicks very easily) but I doubt I did, nothing was near it. Also I know nothing was pressing it in any other situations.

    So...anyone, advice? I am trying to refrain from taking it to a shop to be repaired, as it'll likely take a while knowing their customer service...
    Also, sorry for the long post. Another also, I have tried to google the problems, but it didn't help.
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    I'm assuming that your laptop is running some form of Windows. I, personally, have experienced this problem.

    I have a few suggestions for you
    • Change you 'energy settings'. Details of how to do this can be foundhere

    • Try to refrain from consistently closing the lid on your laptop whilst at 20% power. Although this is not the cause of your current problem it can cause issues with the life-span of your battery.


    I sincerely hope this helps, please PM me if your require more information

    (FutureMD.)
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    Okay, thanks I try to make sure the battery is at least 50% though.
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    Plug it in? Also make sure you don't use it on your bed, carpet or a surface which restricts the removal of warm air by the fans as a battery exposed to consistently higher temperatures will reduce its lifespan. It may also be overheating which will cause it to turn itself off without warning.
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    I make sure it doesn't get too hot, but I guess maybe it could be. I sit with it at an angle which means air will be at the bottom. I guess that is a good reason, though. Thanks
 
 
 
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