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My new gateway laptop fan runs continuously. it

My new gateway laptop fan runs continuously. it also gets hot right away. it's done this since the first day I bought it. when I sent it to gateway repair (twice) I was told they couldn't find a problem. I've heard that cleaning the fan area helps, but the laptop was brand new when the problem started.

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Why do you think it is a problem? It is perfectly normal for laptops to get hot. That is the reason coolpads were invented. If you have a waterbed available, try using the laptop while it is sitting directly on the mattress. The water acts like a giant heat sink and the computer will stay much cooler.

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