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Why is my computer shutting down after 30 minutes using i5 3320m processor, i was able to get the BIOS updated but still doing the same thing.

NOmen
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Is there any way to fix it :(

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LeonWaksman
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Did yo monitored the temperatures? Check the cooling. Clean the cooling fans. Check the air inlets and outlets.

 

Leon

 

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n_scott_pearson
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No, it's not cooling. This is occurring because the Intel Management Engine (ME) is not running. This results in the hard shutdown at 30 minutes. This is likely happening as a result of a failed/aborted BIOS update, which screwed up the ME's firmware. No one can fix this issue but your laptop manufacturer. Hopefully they have some sort of recovery tool for a failed BIOS update. The only other alternative is replacing the motherboard.

 

Sorry,

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