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Gets to hot and keeps shutting down

My computer keeps getting hot and shutting down.. Any suggestions?

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  • mauicutiepie Jul 11, 2008

    There, I did as you suggest.......gave you feedback but to be honest, it didn't help me in the least because I have no idea how to take the fan out.. And I would never take my laptop apart myself

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1. Check to make sure the air vents are dust free.
2. Check to make sure the fan is working.
3. If it is dust free and you can feel the fan working, then you may need to reapply new thermal compound between the heatsink and the cpu. This involves removing various components on the computer such as the power switch cover, the keyboard, and possibly the lcd screen.

Thanks and please take a moment to rate as fixya.

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    Kevin Shafer Jul 10, 2008

    Can you please come back and either rate as helpful or fixya? Your question was for suggestions about why your computer keeps getting hot and shutting down and that is what i gave you were suggestions; at the very least helpful. Thank you.

  • Kevin Shafer
    Kevin Shafer Jul 11, 2008

    Thanks but your question was for suggestions and that is what I gave you was a suggestion. Just because you didn't feel comfortable fixing it shouldn't mean I should get a mediocre rating especially when you rated someone else a helpful rating with the same answer. Thanks again.

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