Help!!! Macbook keeps randomly shutting off!!!!!

Dec 16, 2014
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I purchased my macbook pro in january 2009. I have recently had an issue with it randomly shutting down, and then not starting back up until 2 or 3 times. It then starts but doesn't stay on very long. Do to the fact that it is an older laptop, Apple Genius bar is not willing to work on it!! I also have not been able to find my original install disks so I cannot run AHT

What I have tried:

Resetting PRAM

Resetting SMC

ran disk utility (harddrive is ok)

replaced battery (which really seemed to be the issue)

checked all updates

I have looked through some of the system information and everything seems to be normal from what I can tell.

HELP I don't know what else to do or how to find out what's wrong! I am a photographer and I néed my laptop for work!!!

MacBook Pro, OS X Mavericks (10.9.5)
15" early 2009 or late 2008


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