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Toshiba Satellite L15-S104 Gets VERY HOT

My Toshiba Satellite L15-S104 gets very hot on the bottom after being on for about only an hour. The fan on the botton is working. It gets so hot I can't have it rest on my lap.. What is causing it to run so hot.

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Make sure that there is good air flow all around the laptop, including the bottom. By resting it in your lap, you may be constricting the air flow. This is one of the reasons why laptops are now called notebooks! They really don't work well on your lap. When I use my notebook, I make sure that the fans have a clear path so that I don't have this problem. Try that and see if it works. You could also use a notebook cooler. They run about 20.00, depending on the type and size.

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