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Why Does My Laptop Turning Off By Itself? (4 Reasons Why And Solutions)

Wondering why your laptop started turning itself randomly suddenly? there are photoreal as to Why  Laptop Turn Off By Itself,  but the good news is that there are easy ways to resolve them too, in the topic I show you why and the easiest ways to solve laptop turning off step by step by yourself.   Keep reading  If you really want to know the simples ways to fix your laptop by yourself.

 Why Does My Laptop Turning Off By Itself?

If your laptop always turns off exactly after 30 minutes, a thermal issue might not be the cause, it’s probably caused by the Processor Management Engine, (an important management software at a lower level) responsible for the smooth running of the laptop CPU. That said, the common reasons your laptop turn off include : 

  • The hardware problem or Faulty
  • Your laptop  CPU is overheated
  • And of cause can also be Virus which can lead to serious malware. there are ways to get your laptop back working though,  here is what you can do to fix the laptop turning off. 


How To Fix Laptop Turns Off

If your laptop is stated to turn off by itself, then the first thing you advise to do is to check if the time is exactly 30 minutes, before moving to any other solutions available to fix the problem.

Observe your laptop closely with time, if your laptop turns off exactly after 30 minutes,  then a  THERMAL  might not be the cause,  it’s probably caused by the (Processor Management Engine) (an important management software at a lower level responsible for the smooth running of your laptop CPU and  If it doesn’t give  CPU the proper support from the start,  it may cause shut down of the system after exactly 30 minutes.

so here is what you won’t do.

Follow the easy  tips  in here  to fix your windows laptop tuning off<<

Solution .1

How Do You fix It…

If the time is 30 minutes exactly, enter the BIOS  and leave it running in the BIOS for at least 30 minutes.

 How Do You Enter BIO Mode On a Laptop

If you are using Windows or Linux, enter  BIO  Mode on your laptop by pressing the F2 or Delete key during startup, mind you,  laptops brands may vary though, some may use different key combinations, but normally that is how you enter BIO  on a laptop anyway.

So, enter BIO and wait for some minutes, if the laptop shuts down in BIOS  mode again, then that didn’t cause by the operating system, since the Processor Management Engine software is included in the BIOS code, a BIOS update may fix the issue

Solution .2

Have You Tried The Hard Reset Method?

When the (Kurupted) hardware starts to cause your laptop to turn off,  that can also happen when you added a new hardware device to your laptop, to understand what can cause the issue, what you must do is remove all the connected hardware from your laptop and see if your laptop starts working normally again.

The Easiest Way To HardReset Your Laptop

Here is the best way to  do that:

  • Turn off your laptop.
  •  Remove the power, hard drives, the battery, and any other device attached to the laptop.
  •   once you do that, press and hold the POWER  button for a minute or 2.
  • Then,  put the battery back in and plug the charger in.
  •  Your laptop should boot up normally and the turning off issue should stop.

Important Note Here!!

However, if this method fixes your issue, you should update your graphics card driver to prevent this issue from happening again.

Solution .3


If the time isn’t consistent 30 minutes, overheating or a hardware defect may cause the issue, or If the cooling fan is also very loud consistently.

The CPU cooler is likely clogged with dust internally, causing the CPU to overheat.

How To Fix Laptop CPU Overheated

Normally, CPUs reduce clock speed above a certain temperature to prevent overheating, but if the temperature rises further, the CPU will shut down the laptop to avoid damage.

Thanks to the cooling fan, the internal components of your laptop generate heat, and the cooling fan helps reduce the heat in other to prevent burnout.

However, the problem arises when the cooling fan malfunction or you cover up your laptop, then it will laptop start overheating, which can a serious problem, hence the CPU turns itself off.

To fix the overheating issue on your laptop, the first thing you want to do is to check the causes of overheating,  you must make sure the laptop can breathe freely,  use your laptop in an open area where there is free airflow,  do not coverup your laptop.

The Best Way To Fix Laptop CPU Overheated

A great and most advised way to fix laptop CPU overheated is to contact the customer service, the is that fact that your laptop parts like fans and other internal components are rather fragile and opening a laptop usually voids the warranty,  so it is advised to have the cleaning done by an authorized service shop.

Other Ways to fix laptop  overheated

Please Do this to your own risk though!!

You can disassemble your laptop and clean your fan, that if you possess the skill though,  for cleaning the cooler fan, you will have to open up the laptop, remove the cooling fan painstakingly, and dust away from the heat sink, with your computer skills,

Then you want to consider investing in an extra laptop cooling fan here or a cooling pad if your laptop always gets overheated.

Solution .4

How To Perform a Virus Scan to Find And Remove Malware On Laptop

So, performing a virus scan may find and remove the malware on your laptop,  if the laptop shuts down consistently after 30 minutes in Windows or Linux but runs for longer periods of time in the BIOS, the problem is likely caused by malware or virus depending on the laptop model sometime  Windows Defender may not enough detect them, so it’s advised to try another antivirus powerful to protect your laptop.

Run a virus scan to protect your laptop against malware and virus on your laptop system, which can cause your laptop to shut down randomly,  that might take some time to complete though, and, follow the instructions provided to keep your laptop healthy.

Solution .5

Do The Update for the Available drivers

Another way to fix the laptop turn-off issue is to update the available drivers for your laptop, the missing or outdated ones including. The motherboard,   keyboard drives, and others can cause issues, making sure that your laptop device is up to date is crucial.

How Do I Update Drivers On My Laptop?

There are 2  ways you can go about this, you can update the drivers eighter manually or automatically, here are easy ways to perform them.

 How To Update Drivers Manually… 

Update your laptop driver manually by simply going to the manufacturer’s website, and searching for the most recent correct driver for each laptop model, just make sure to choose the drivers that are compatible with your Windows version.

 How To Update Drivers Automatically… 

Here is how to update your laptop drivers automatically.   update drivers automatically,

download and install driver easy  Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers, it’s fast, easy, convenient to use, and most importantly with good support.

Solution .6

Do You Turn On FAST STARTUP On Your Laptop?

The fast startup feature in your laptop sometimes plays a bad joke and it may result in a random shutdown, so, what you want  to do is check and turn off the fast startup feature, here is the easiest way to  do that sep-by-step:

How To Turn off  FAST STARTUP On Your Laptop

  • Go to CONTROL PANEL  within your laptop, and  Click view VIEW  by  LARGE icons or SMAL  icons.
  • Click CHOOSE WHAT THE  POWER BUTTON  is on the left.
  •  On the same panel, make sure to uncheck  TURN ON FAST START  (recommended). Now, restart your laptop and see if the fixes continue.


Conclusion Why Does My Laptop Turning Off By Itself?

The common reasons your laptop started to turn off  are  : 

  • The hardware problem or Faulty
  • Your laptop  CPU is overheated
  • And can be a viruses

Hope this post helped you  Understand Why your  Laptop Turning Off By Itself, If you have any question comments, or anything concerning this topic please feel free to leave them in the comment section below. If this post helps you please share it with others thanks.

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