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My iBook G4 Laptop is overheating and keeps behaving weirdly. I don't feel confident about using it for very long in case I lose everything. Please advise. Thank you!

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Hi,
There is most likely dust on the fan and the air "Duct" that blows air out from the machine. Use canned air to clear it out. Best solution would be to take the machine apart to clean the dust out and replace the thermal paste between the processor and the heatsink.

but start with canned - compressed air. That should clear the dust out and get the air flowing properly again.

I'd also recommend a external hard drive, back up everything important to it, incase it stops working entirely.

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