windows xp

I  have windows xp laptop

it shuts down on its own every five minutes after booting into OS.

I cleaned the fan with dust destroyer. so my processor won't heat up

but it still shuts down.
pramod1Asked:
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Nathan PSystems ArchitectCommented:
Boot up your laptop with a Linux 'LIVE' CD.  If it still shuts down, its not Windows XP or your Hard Drive's fault, but a physical issue with the computer.

If it doesn't shut down, you're looking at either the HDD or Windows XP.
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James HodgeManaging DirectorCommented:
Does it do the same in safe mode?
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eexchangetechCommented:
Check the eventlog for shutdown reason
Install http://openhardwaremonitor.org/ to monitor temperatures
Boot the system in safe mode and see it still shuts down.
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nobusCommented:
check in the bios if the cpu temperature is not too high
or install speedfan to monitor the temps : http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php

can it be "I cleaned the fan with dust destroyer" the destroyer did not clean well?  and what do you mean with that destroyer?
also - for cleaning laptops, not only the fan must be clean, but also the vents

best is to open thelaptop, and manually clean it out
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Nice-GhazaCommented:
Dear , Can you Open the Bios mean setup open and see the computer is restart in same Time Duration.if the restart it s means your Hard Ware Issue if not IT S means you window or Software Issue
Thanks
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