Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Hi I am using MacBook 2008 model.

I've installed Win XP using Bootcamp.

For past few weeks I notice that when running Win XP, after few minutes (approx 15 to 20 mins), laptop gets shutdown automatically.

This does not happens when running OS X.

Any Suggestions...??

share|improve this question
    
My best guess is that Windows is crashing. Try opening XP's logs and post them here. –  Emil Feb 17 '13 at 10:05
    
This is a Diagnostic. Paste following in Terminal syslog -k Sender kernel -k Message CSeq 'n Cause: -' | tail | awk '/:/{$4=""; print}' | pbcopy the result will be copied to your clipboard and tell us what is the reson for shut down. –  Buscar웃 Dec 11 at 4:45

1 Answer 1

If the fans are running fast it's an overheating issue. Otherwise the windows battery related drivers might have a hard time detecting your battery state.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.