Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
To minimize the chances of laptop overheating, you may follow these steps:
Always place your laptop on a flat, hard surface like a table etc. that allows for free ventilation.
Don't place your laptop on blankets or other soft surfaces that can block the fans and air vents on the bottom of the laptop.
Clean the ventilation slots of your laptop at regular intervals with compressed air to free them up of any deposits of dirt, dust etc.
The machine will perform much better in climate controlled environment like Air Conditioned rooms.
Regulate and optimize the power management settings suitably so that the heat generating parts – such as the LCD and storage disc drives – get into the low power state if they are not accessed for a defined period of time.
Install monitoring applications on the laptop that enables you to track the temperatures of processors, hard drives and other
system components. Knowing the root cause will help you to manage the machine more effectively.
If find necessary, you should use a laptop cooling device or a stand for raising your laptop to minimize the chances of heating.
If you are facing overheating issues and the laptop is covered under warranty from the manufacturer, report the problems so that the issue can be resolved.
This should help in managing the overheating issues to a large extent.
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