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Hi, this is the first sign its over heating so try the following
1 check the air vents and vac if needed to remove all dust
2 make sure your not using it on carpet or on top of sky box or dvd player etc.

if after doing the above it still happens then the chances are the damage has all ready been done and you will soon have the red light and it wont come on at all

check your warranty and if you have any left take it back and get an exchange as this is covered by warranty

failing that you will have to pay someone to clean it all out for you and to also replace the heat sink paste and this should then sort it out for you

let me know if you need further assistance ok

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