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Dealing with Laptop Overheating Issues

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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Follow these steps hopefully it will help you
- Minimize the use of background tasks such as defragmentation and virus scans
- Always place your laptop on a hard flat surface.
- Never leave operating laptop with closed lid. This always generates heat inside laptop
- Use a cooling fan near the heating area or use laptop at reasonable room temperature
After that get the Intel software partner Reginout to fix all the registry issues and hidden files that load on your system.
Best of luck

Jun 19, 2013 | Sony VAIO Computers & Internet

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i have a acer aspire 5735 and the bottem of the laptop is overheating and very hot and it shuts down the computer i have to wait till it cools down before it switches on again can anyone help thanks


Best Practices To Avoid Notebook Overheating
To avoid chances of laptop overheating, please follow these practices:
Clean the ventilation openings of your laptop at regular intervals with compressed air.
Always place your laptop on a flat, hard surface like a table etc. 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.
Never put the laptop in a restricted space where heat can build up and cause issues.
Install monitoring applications on the laptop that enables you to track the temperatures of processors, hard drives and other system components.
Regulate and optimize the power settings suitably so that the heat generating parts – such as the LCD and storage disc drives – power down if they are not used for a period of time.
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 currently covered under warranty from the manufacturer, report the problems so that the issue can be resolved.

Sep 26, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5735 Notebook

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L20 laptop overheats - disk makes beep and clicking noises


When any electronic device gets hot/overheats you will notice performance issues. Is the fan turning on/running? There should be a fan (most on the bottom of laptop some on side) that turns on when the unit get above a certain temp. Make sure thats comin on when it starts to get pretty warm/hot, also make sure you have adequate ventallation (laptops naturally get very hot no matter what). Make sure the bottom legs raise the laptop off of your table (should not sit completely flat on the table and should sit up just a little to allow air to flow underneath) or lap so air can circulate from the vents. If no fan then I would suggest replacing the fan (about $20). and see if that solves your issue.

Aug 10, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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overheating system


Your memory modules might have problems, or the memory slot is has a short circuit. Try to change your memory modules or have your memory slots cleaned and checked for foreign particles.

Jun 09, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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