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My lap top goes black and is hot. I have to force shut down

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My lap top goes black and is hot. I have to force shut down and turn back on. Is it possible that the battery is old?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Hi there and welcome

A faulting battery can cause this but there can also be other causes.

First, which version of windows is it running? And how long can it stay on for?

Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Can you return to your question here please?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Windows 7 I think. I got a message it expired which I thought it was always has been for 5 years or more. it stays on for maybe 20 min
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

ok, click start, right click computer and select properties.

On the window that opens, go to the bottom and tell me what it says about windows, if it is activated please.