[SOLVED] Computer turns off by itself, then boots by itself to a blank screen
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Computer turns off by itself, then boots by itself to a blank screen
My laptop will be fine, then it turns off then immediately boots itself to a blank screen and no hard drive activity. This has happened 3 times today and never before.
what ive done so far
The first time this happened i tried turning it off and back on, still no screen and no hard drive activity so i took one of the RAM sticks out. Booted fine... To confirm that the RAM was bad i put it back and tried booting again, unfortunately it booted fine... i thought it was a fluke.....
.... Until his happened a second time and instead of taking the RAM out, i waited a half hour and rebooted and it started booting fine, i turned my back for a sec and it was dead again....
I have taken that RAM module out and am hoping it will not happen again, but it could well be the other RAM module since i really don't know or even if it is RAM at all..
Is this a RAM issue or something else?
Where can i find a log to see what happened immediately prior to it offing itself?
What's the chances it's the heatsync? (the laptop doesn't feel as hot as it sometimes does)