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My computer turns off and when restarted says it was shut down due to thermal over heat. Both fans are working.

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I would take the unit outside and give it a thorough cleaning, lots of dust accumulates on the cpu fan and heatsink ;)
Afterwards if its working stable I would update the bios firmware, just make sure it doesn't overheat during the upgrade, it's critical!

Posted on Nov 13, 2010

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