There are several types of PowerBook G4 Aluminum models.

884 Questions View all

My laptop shuts down after 10 to 20 minutes

after ten minutes of running the computer shuts down,after i hit the power button it then turns back on and stays on,what could the problem be?

Answered! View the answer I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 0
Add a comment
Free shipping on orders over $20
Use code BLUEANDBLACK at checkout
Free shipping on orders over $20

1 Answer

Chosen Solution

At its age, it's most likely overheating. If it were mine, I'd do major surgery and clean it down to the heat sinks. The heat sink vents are probably clogged. I'd also replace the thermal paste and blow out the fans. Go here and select your Book: PowerBook G4 Aluminum

Then click on the heat sink guide, here's one: PowerBook G4 Aluminum 15" 1-1.5 GHz Heat Sink Replacement

Was this answer helpful?

Score 2
Add a comment

Add your answer

tom kaval will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 0

All Time: 826