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ELNKInst is Earthlink software, probably their Total Access product and it reacts badly with McAfee software so uninstall it or any other Earthlink software and try again.
Download and run the free versions of these two tools and let them clean everything they find:
Meanwhile what is your operating system and service pack and are you totally up to date with both critical and non-critical updates?
Laptops will shutdown automatically when they get too hot. This can happen when the CPU and Hard Drive is working very hard. This could be what's happening to your laptop. Heat is the enemy to computer parts and if the system detects things are too hot, may automatically shutdown to prevent permanent damage. It is also possible that heat could cause errors in the CPU/Memory/Hard Drive and cause a STOP/Blue Screen error.
In my opinion, this is the fault of the hardware not being properly cooled.
Atthe same time, this could be a problem with a specific file or program that is conflicting with McAfee. If this is the case, we first suggest you scan your computer in Safe Mode when most other programs are not loaded and possibly causing conflicts.
Removing Earthlink did the trick! Thx for the advice as well as the suggestions for the spyware tools, I ran them too. I'll also keep an eye on my laptop over-heating but so far I don't think that has been a problem so far. Also, I use XP and be sure to keep up-to-date on all critical and non-critical updates.