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Hi all, I have an Acer Aspire 5742z which has served me well since I got it in Jan 2011.
However, over the past week its developed an annoying and worrying problem where all of a sudden it will just turn off without warning. This has happened whilst running on battery only and whilst I have had the lead plugged in for charging.
I'm a bit miffed at why its doing this all of a sudden as before now I have never had a problem with it. My first thought was of course 'is it the battery?'
Do laptop batteries normally have a 'shelf life' and could this be an indication I need a new one? Or could this be an indication of something more serious?
I'll appreciate any help on the matter.