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Laptop overrheating Hi all Recently my laptop is over heated and within one hour it shows power is almost out, change the battery or plug in the AC power.  What might be the reason for this sudden degrading of my laptop battery Note: i used to plug in the ac power continuosly for almost 12 hrs. Will this damage my laptop.

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Probably dust in fan duct. Open the lid at the bottom, carefully remove a fan and vacum the dust then put everything together

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Possible cause of over heating is usually from dust in the cooling fins. A can of compressed air will usually do the trick. Depending on the amount of dust, sometimes it has to be disassembled to remove and clean. The lack of proper cooling makes the fans work harder and the heat also degrade the batteries performance and deminish its charge capacity.

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