Resolve sudden shutdown issue in HP EliteBook® 8730w
HP EliteBook 8730w system is equipped with features like Intel Core 2 Extreme Processor, 17.0 inch display and Genuine Windows Vista. Though, it is a performance oriented machine, you might face some issues with it. Due to several reasons or issues you might experience sudden shutdown in your HP EliteBook 8730w system. Some of such reasons are loose connection of fan wires, overheating, blocking of air vent holes etc. A sudden computer shutdown can cause loss of valuable data or files which would affect the user. However, these issues can be overcome easily with the help of some useful tips.
The following are some of the tips that help you to solve sudden shutdown problem of your HP EliteBook 8730w system:
- Hard drive damages
- Enhancing the memory
- Excess of cooling or heating
Hard drive damages
Hard drive damages can result in sudden shutdown of your HP EliteBook 8730w system. Hard drive is a component in your system which can get damaged easily. When you face such sudden system shut down, check for whether your hard drive is damaged or not. If it is found to be damaged, you need to replace a new drive in the place of damaged hard drive to overcome sudden shutdown issue.
Enhancing the memory
Another reason for unexpected shutdown of your HP EliteBook 8730w system might be due to lack of memory. When the storage area is very low and almost all the memory is fully utilized, the system might suddenly shut off. To avoid this issue you need to add additional RAM. This process increases the memory capacity of your HP EliteBook 8730w system. You can also enhance the memory by deleting all unwanted files and cookies from your system.
Eexcessive heat in your HP EliteBook 8730w system might exhibit the issue of sudden system shutdown. By removing and resetting the components like graphics card, memory modules and sound card, in its their respective slots, you can overcome this issue. This is because excess heat makes the materials to expand while excess cold makes them to constrict. Thus constant heating and cooling may cause materials to become warn, tarnished or dirty. Even by cleaning the contacts of a component using a soft wipe shall help you to fix the issue.