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Fan It becomes too hot, I am assuming, and turns off after doing only minimal tasks

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Check to see if the fan is running after it heats up. Processors get hot quick, so it shouldn't take long for the fan to start. If it's not working take it out and clean it. I've had fans that have stopped because of a hair wound in them. If it still doesn't work replace it before you do serious damage.

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