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Acertravelmate 2420 overheating

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I have Acer travelmate 2428. The problem i am having might be similiar to the one discussed before i.e. overheating. In the months from Jan to April,(Quebec, Canada) i noticed that the area around the fan often got hot. However, it was only in summer months that my laptop suddenly started switching off espiecally during the hot humid days.

I found that whenever i had directed my motor-powered fan onto the laptop, the problem seemed to cease.

No doubt the problem is overheating but is there a solution to it? should i get a cooling pad or sth similiar? I am not sure if i could carry a motor-fan with me all the time. :) please let me know

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    I have the same problem. After my computer is on for about half an hour, I hear the fan go into overdrive and then it just shuts down. If I restart it, it'll either shut down again right away, or run for about 5 minutes before doing the same thing. It will do it over and over until I let it cool down for a good 20 mins.

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I think you have answered this issue yourself, I sugest that you obtain two items, a cooler pad, and a usb powered mini fan for carrying around

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