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X61 just switches off

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karotlopj
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X61 just switches off

#1 Post by karotlopj » Sat Jun 24, 2017 1:51 pm

Recently my X61 has developed this annoying habit of just switching off. Could this be due to overheating? I can't see what else it might be. I can switch it on again after half an hour or so.

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Re: X61 just switches off

#2 Post by axur-delmeria » Sat Jun 24, 2017 2:19 pm

Monitor the temps with TPfan or IBM_ECW
Daily driver: X220 4291-C91 i7-2620M

Backup: X220 4291-P79 i5-2520M
Toy: X60F Core Solo U1300
In pieces: two retired but working X61Ts
RIP: 760XD 9546-U9E; X61 7676-A24; and a BOE-Hydis HV121P01-100 in failed SXGA+ mod
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Re: X61 just switches off

#3 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Sat Jun 24, 2017 2:44 pm

axur-delmeria wrote:Monitor the temps with TPfan or IBM_ECW
Coretemp will worktoo.
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