Toshiba shuts down after 30 seconds

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linda - May 23, 2011 at 10:39 AM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - May 23, 2011 at 12:22 PM
Hello,
Please excuse my first post.


I also have a toshiba satellite laptop a200 with windows xp It shuts down after 30 seconds of turning on I tried your suggestion of taking out the battery and power supply then holding the power button down for 30 seconds Then I plugged it back in to the ac adapter and it powers up but shuts right down when it starts to load
windows xp
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I would greatly appreciate any help you can give me.
Thank you so very much in advance.
Linda

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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,830
May 23, 2011 at 12:22 PM
You have a hardware problem with the motherboard or the power section within the motherboard. Your next action should be sending the laptop in for factory service. It might be cheaper to copy the hard disk (or convert it to an external disk) and buy a new laptop.

Sorry for the bad news
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