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Laptop or desktop computer overheating? Follow these tips to solve the problem

If you think your computer or laptop is overheating, follow these tips to solve the problem:

1) To confirm that overheating is the problem, install CPUID's Hardware Monitor (free download here):
http://www.cpuid.com/hwmonitor.php
Install Hardware Monitor and run it. The temperature of your CPU should be lower than 70 C for a laptop (lower than 60 C for a desktop PC). The temperature of your video card should be lower than 60, even if you're running a complex 3D game. The temperature of your HD depends on your manufacturer, but it should never be higher than 45 C (55 C for a 10,000 rpm driver)

2) To keep computer heat as low as possible, clean up your laptop or desktop regularly, removing dust and dirt. Remove the computer cover and use a compressed air can to blow the dirt out. Also, take care of verifying that the fan(s) move easily.

3) If you have a desktop computer, avoid placing it directly on the floor, since they will collect more dust thsi way. Place it on your desk. Also, avoid putting it inside any enclosure. Allow at least 3 inches between the sides of the case and a wall to allow plenty of air circulation.

4) If you have a laptop, avoid using it on top of any fabric (blanket, bed, pillow, etc). This blocks most of the airflow, causing overheating.

5) Laptops are not optimally designed for heavy gaming, which stresses your CPU and video card, producing very large amounts of heat. In other words, if your laptop overheats while playing 3d games, accept that this may be just normal for your machine... or play your games on a desktop PC.

6) Overclocking your CPU, GPU and/or FSB will produce much more heat than normal. To avoid the extra heat, do not overclock.

Read my other tips to keep your desktop or laptop computer running at top efficiency, including some tips about speeding up a slow computer.

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Solved: Laptop Keyboard Not Working 27 MARCH, 2014 BY JAY BOKHIRIA 17 COMMENTSMy Laptop Keyboard Not Working? Here I solve HP, Dell, Lenovo, Toshiba, Acer, Asus, Samsung, Sony, etc., laptop keyboard not working. This question is asked by peter and last few days I was working on this issue. There are many factors are related to this issue. So after lot's of hard working I was found some tips and tricks to solve laptop keyboard problem. Laptop keyboard is attached with high complexity, so we don't open it by self and repair it, but there is no problem with your hardware because as I said above there are many factors related to this issue. So here I give you some tips and experiments that I used by self and it's working on many laptops, so follow tips one by one.

How To Fix Laptop Keyboard Not Working

Tip 1:

Reboot (Restart) your laptop because Restart solve many problems instantly. So first Restart your laptop and check keyboard working or not, if not working then follow tip 2.

Tip 2:

Restore your system: System Restore is the best way to solve keyboard software problems. If your keyboard not working after install Unknown Software then this trick is working for you. If not working, then follow Tip 3.
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Tip 3:

Check Your Drivers are up to date or not. If not, then update drivers first and then restart and check your keyboard working or not.
Also Check: 20 Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

Tip 4:

After update keyboard drivers and still your keyboard not working, then follow the simple steps.
Step 1: Open Run and type "devmgmt.msc" then enter to open device manager or Type "Device Manager" in search and open Device Manager.
Step 2: In Device Manager finds Keyboard and then right click on Keyboard device and click Scan for hardware changes. Watch below video for better understanding.

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The above steps are working for you if there is Software problem in your laptop. If there is a hardware problem with your keyboard, then contact your technician or Buy New USB Keyboard for your laptop. If you have any other question or queries, then please comment below I will happy to solve your problems.


Jun 17, 2015 | Lenovo 3000 Computers & Internet

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HP Pavillon dv62030ez No more start up. Fan and lights get power for a second, then nothing. Think thr BGA doesn't fit any more, due to overheating.


Hi

This may be a problem with the bios. Try to reset the bios. follow the below procedure

1. remove the main battery
2. remove any USB cables etc., if connected
3. hold the power button for 15 secs.
4. reconnect the power adapter (Do not install the battery yet)

Later if the system starts well then shut down the Laptop and install back the battery and connect the charger and start the Laptop again

If the above will not solve the problem then follow the next step

1. Remove the power adapter and the battery
2. Open the back side cover where the Memory is installed.
3. remove the BIOS battery
4. leave the laptop for a while may be 10 mins.
5. Now connect the BIOS battery back
6. System will automatically start do not press the power button
7. set the date and time
8. Shut down the Laptop
9. Start normally back on.

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Jun 30, 2011 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

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CD Drive stopped working. On device manager it


I think you have Apple's itunes installed on your notebook, just uninstalled it, your CD Drive will work again.

only Microsoft and Apple will solve the conflict.we as an end user keep searching for the solution.

If you don't have itunes installed, then 
Follow these steps: 1. Click Start , type regedit in the Start Search box, and then click regedit in the Programs list. 

 If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password, or click Continue .
2. Locate, and then click the following registry subkey: 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} 
Caution There can be many instances of the registry subkey that is mentioned in step 2. You must make sure that you are in the appropriate registry subkey before modifying the UpperFilters and the LowerFilters values. To verify that you are in the appropriate registry subkey, make sure that the Default data value is DVD/CD-ROM and the Class data value is CDROM.
3. In the right pane, right-click UpperFilters , and then click Delete .
4. Click Yes to confirm the removal of the UpperFilters registry entry.
5. In the right pane, right-click LowerFilters , and then click Delete .
6. Click Yes to confirm the removal of the LowerFilters registry entry.
7. Exit Registry Editor, and then restart the computer.

Let me know which get the root of the solution.

Dec 28, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv9000z Notebook

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IBM T41 WILL NOT STARTS UP SOMETIMESTHEN WHEN IT DOES IT FREEZES


Hi,

problems will be with:-
1:- installed memory ( not enough or damaged memory module ) RAM
2:- The Processor ( CPU ) Is Overheating.
3:- Hard-Drive. The unit may have bad or defective sectors.
4:- Computer Virus Or Similar.

Solution:- remove 1 memory module from the computer ( located on the underside computer ) boot the computer. see if this helps. try changing memory between the 2 allocated slots.

Check the CPU Fan, is not clocked with dust/debris. ( Can be accessed by removing 2 screws on the underside or the laptop ) Marked with >> or similar. remove the fan, 3 small screws and brush with a soft dry paint brush or similar, remove any dust from fan and check for blockages.

run a scandisk or hard-drive checking program, to test hard-disk unit et,c.

following these steps, should solve your problems.

Mike @ Compurepair. " Thankyou For Using Fixya "




Nov 22, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

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