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Im working on an HP N5415 notebook. I suspect it is overheating. I want to reinstall windows but i can not because some where around coping files to the drive it just turns off. I wanted to see the system health info in bios and see if it is hot but the phoenix bios on it is VERY limited... is there a way to swith to an "advanced" bios menu with more options?
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I've seen this problem before Here

A simple Bios update will fix it.

I'v never had a HP laptop, but my guess would be the F keys (I.E. F1,F2,Etc..) to get into the advanced options if it has it.
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seems to be no advanced options...
Thanx for the link Loki... Its all i needed to read to decide its a mobo power regulator issue. I ripped the HDD, Ram and ROM out... rest goes in the junk/parts bin
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E6600 Asus P5W Deluxe eVGA 7900GT KO 4x1GB Gskill PC2 6400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Hitachi 2x500Gb Raid 0 Vista Ultimate x64 Dual Acer 20" 1680x1050 PCMCS 550watt 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Thermaltake Armor MX Revolution Xtrac Ripper 
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E6600 Asus P5W Deluxe eVGA 7900GT KO 4x1GB Gskill PC2 6400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Hitachi 2x500Gb Raid 0 Vista Ultimate x64 Dual Acer 20" 1680x1050 PCMCS 550watt 
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Thermaltake Armor MX Revolution Xtrac Ripper 
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