Windows Networking/laptop keep shutting down


Why does my laptop keep shutting down it's own?

Laptops can shut down on their own for any number of reasons.  Windows is usually set to put a computer into sleep mode or hibernation mode after a certain period of inactivity.  Another possibility is a low or defective battery, which can result in shut down.  Another reason is a damaged cooling system that causes the CPU to overheat and shut down.

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Michael Troy


I have a fair amount of experience in peer-to-peer networking. I can answer questions about hardware, networking software, protocol settings, etc. I have some client-server experience, but not a lot with Windows-based servers. I can also give some advice on home network security: VPN, firewalls, anti-virus, etc.


I am the Director of Information Systems for a large law firm which connects about 300 users over five offices via a wide area network. We use client-server, peer-to-peer, remote access, VPN, Internet, and proxy servers.

I also have a peer-to-peer network of computers at home, with file and print sharing, remote access, shared network storage, and shared Internet access with a firewall.

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