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Macbook Pro keeps shutting down randomly

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My 15" Macbook Pro (Late 2011) has started unexpectedly and randomly shutting down. I recently installed Mountain Lion and it started after that, and only seems to happen when running on battery power. I've tried an SMC reset multiple times and that doesn't seem to help. I'm running a 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 with 8 GB of RAM, updated to 10.8.2.


Based on my battery report, I don't think that's the issue:


  Model Information:

  Serial Number:          D861153011CDGDMAC

  Manufacturer:          SMP

  Device Name:          bq20z451

  Pack Lot Code:          0

  PCB Lot Code:          0

  Firmware Version:          406

  Hardware Revision:          2

  Cell Revision:          157

  Charge Information:

  Charge Remaining (mAh):          5314

  Fully Charged:          No

  Charging:          Yes

  Full Charge Capacity (mAh):          5924

  Health Information:

  Cycle Count:          161

  Condition:          Normal

  Battery Installed:          Yes

  Amperage (mA):          1316

  Voltage (mV):          12439


Anyone have any suggestions other than an SMC reset?

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 – 8 GB RAM


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