Acer :: Aspire 5520 Shutdown

Sep 2, 2009

I have a Aspire 5520-5912 laptop I am trouble shooting for a relative that randomly shuts down just before, or shortly after it boots to windows.

I have tested the hard drive in my Desktop and scanned it for viruses, swapped out the memory, re applied thermal paste on the cpu heat sink and made sure it was not clogged with dust.

I think I have it narrowed down to a bad MB or CPU but was wandering if anyone else has had any issues like this and what the problem was.

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I got an Acer Aspire 5520 with an AMD 64 X2 TL-58 (1,9 Ghz) and want to upgrade to an AMD 64 X2 TL-68 (2,4 Ghz). Can someone tell me what I need to do and if it's possible to do?

It's sade that I need to know things about BIOS and other things to make this work.

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heres my laptop spec:

Notebook specifications

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:: Processor
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:: Mainboard
Intel PM965
:: Memory
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:: Graphics adapter
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:: Display
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:: Harddisk
320 GB - 5400 rpm, 320GB 5400rpm WDC WD3200BEVT-22ZCT0
:: Soundcard
Realtek ALC889
:: Connections
1 Express Card 54mm, 4 USB, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, V.92 Modem, 1 Infrared, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: headphones (S/PDIF), microphone, Card Reader: 6in1,
:: Networking
Atheros AR8121/AR8113 PCI-E Ethernet Controller (10/100MBit), Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN (abgn), 2.0+EDR Bluetooth
:: Optical drive
Mata BD-CMB UJ-120 ATA
:: Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 44 x 275 x 385
:: Weight
3.28 kg Power Supply: 0.51 kg
:: Battery
48.8 Wh Lithium-Ion, 4400 mAh, 11.1V
:: Operating System
Windows XP pro sp3 patched

i have this shutdown problem. it started since i installing windows 7 into my laptop. my computer turns of itself after 10-30 seconds after an OS boot. except on safe mode option. the computer works fine on safe mode. at first, i thought that this due to software problems. then i think i should wipe out my OS and install new OS.but unfortunately, my laptop turns of itself while installing the OS!. this sound weird isnt it?

ive tried to use multiple OS to be installed. win7, vista, and even unbuntu OS also. but the turn off problem still occurs..

ive read from other post about the thermal issues, doing some patches at BIOS download from acer websites. now, im running on v1.14 for my BIOS. still. the turn off issues still occurs.

so, ive tried to look for the hardware malfunctions since trying to look at software problems cant find a clue.

after doin some reasearch and testing, ive notice that by disabling my duo processor in device manager, the computer works fine. by using single core processor now makes my laptop works fine. but surely, im running on low state now.

should i change my processor?

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