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Acer notebook shuts off suddenly

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    Hi, I'm helping a friend out with her Acer Aspire 3620. Its in pretty bad shape, I attempted to wipe the hard drive and reinstall XP, but when the process begins the notebook shuts off suddenly. Chkdsk has the same results after about 5%. I suspect faulty power supply or overheating, anybody have any other clues or things I should try to keep it going?
     
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