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My Insignia tablet has been having thermal events. The last one caused it to shut down. What can I do to stop this behavior?

It has been on for 4 to 5 hours.

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Let the boys at Best Buy trouble shoot it to find the offending part.

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SOURCE: OVER HEATING

Hi,

Two possibilities:

  • the CPU is really overheating; and/or
  • the motherboard is falsely sensing high temp.
Corrective measure for an overheating CPU would be:
  • clean, re-lubricate or replace the fan;
  • clean or refit the heatsink. If it is overclocked, you may need a better heatsink.
If the CPU is not really heating up abd the motherboard is sensing erroneous temp readings, then the problem may be with:
  • BIOS version, try to flash and update the BIOS; and/or
  • check the temp probe underneath the CPU, it may need cleaning or slightly bending away from contact.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

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SOURCE: gateway e-4100 thermal event

There can also be thermal sensors in your power supply, on your motherboard, and video card. Does your problem happen during gaming/heavy computing, after x amount of time, or totally randomly?

If your case conforms to the later ATX spec or some derivative thereof, don't block the hole in the side of the case.

Just some stuff I've run into, maybe you already know this!


Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Thermal Event

This is likely one of the following:

1) the thermal paste under the fan is dried up and needs to be redone
2) The case needs to be blown out of accumulated dust
3) the motherboard has an electrical problem (old capacitors failing etc.)

It could be all 3 issues.

If you are somewhat skilled the first 2 are easy.

The last one can be fixed in many cases

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

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SOURCE: When I boot the machine it gives me a thermal

Theres many types of sockets for motherboards. If PC clone, search for the book manual for pinpoint wath socket it it or it is a IBM or DELL or HP, the same except the latter is little more tricky when detaching the heatsink. Once figured out, disconect the power, touch the fuselage of the PC to discharge from ESD. Of course, buy a heatsink compound and you can clean the cpu and bottonm of the heatsink with paper towel and Isopropyl Alcohol and apply new compound. Not too much, the nessesary only. I'd like to apply in a whirpool like on the CPU. And the heatcopound color grey is the best.


Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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