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My laptop seems to be overheating in the top left corner underneath (when holding the laptop upright as in use) and it gets so hot that it turns itself off. Any ideas how I go about getting it fixed? Its less than a year old.

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This could be caused by either a broken cooling fan, or a clog in the fan system, trapping the hot air in the laptop and tripping a heat sensor to turn the laptop off. To check for this, remove the laptop case (several small screws on the bottom) and check for a hairball like clog somewhere in the path of the cooling system. This is common when laptops are used in places with pets and/or smokers.

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In most cases It's the air passage/s blocked in the cooler cores before the fan inside. All it needs is clean up. But can you do it. If not, then get it done by a serviceman. I recommend it's cleaned at least once in a year

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