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Overheating problem Hi, I got vaio vgn-s460 model and I've had overheating problems since I bought it. What can cause this problem? The fan outlet is uncovered all the time but it's doesn't influence. Is there any way to fix it? Thanks for help

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  • muster918 Nov 14, 2008

    Thanks. I've tried few times with "block" it helps a little bit. I was thinking that there is a problem with fan or so. Anyway, thx!

    Peace!


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I'm not sure if there is much you can do about it, it's a design flaw. Keep vents clear, use it on a flat surface. If possible, put small blocks under the laptop to give it some extra airflow. You can get cooling stands like this:
http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=29973&&source=14&doy=Search

But I'm not sure how effective they are.

Good luck :)

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