Re: Does anyone know or can anyone help
Hm, well; many laptops have inherit motherboard problems, due to badly designed cooling and the like. Alternatively, sometimes the graphics chip on the motherboard will be the specific source of the overheating, or the CPU; if the ventilation and cooling are insufficient for the needs of either. Once a component has overheated X number of times, it will fail altogether. In a laptop, almost everything is build onto the motherboard (because of space limitations, and the board usually takes up a majority of the laptop casing) including GPU, usually CPU and all the other ROM chips. It doesn't sound like it's the RAM or hard drive that has failed, because then you'd get error messages. It sounds to me like the board (or something soldered onto it) has failed.
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