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Two dell inspiron laptops heat problems

I have a dell inspiron 1520 laptop that heats up all the time. After close to thirty conversations with dell, they sent me a new Inspiron 1525, which doesn't have the same graphics or other features and surprisingly has the exact same heat issue as the other one.

I am able to use it for about 20 minutes before I start sweating and feel nauseous.

Can you help me target the problem? I've heard all kinds of excuses from Dell, but something is wrong if two laptops cause the same problem.

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  • amit161in Apr 14, 2009

    My Dell Inspiron 1525 is just 10 months older.

    This Jet Black Elephant....took all my senses away when it started blowing off duw to unexpected heat problems.

    Though the machine is always kept on the Table top with nothing surrounding it & even the ambient temperature is nearly 10 -15 Degree Celsius or even lower, then also this machine gets heated up after 2-3 hours.

    To my surprise the System diagnosis tests even just at the time of extreme heat up shows the things OK.

    I am terribly disappointed with the machine & but cannot go away with this since I love it being the first one for me.

    Does anyone has solution for the same.

  • Thomas Christopher
    Thomas Christopher May 11, 2010

    Where are you placing it when you use it?

  • Carolyn Jul 26, 2013

    I bought the same Dell. I knew within the first week of using the computer it was not a good one. I shelled out three hundred dollars on insurance to cover the software and computer for three years. That was Jan. 2012. Since then the mother board has been replaced, the computer sent to India and replaced, I do NOT save anything on it, sending all music and documents to an externel drive. The Dell Inspiron 1525 is simply not a good computer and has a lot of issues. My advice, trade it in on a more reliable computer while it still works. Good Luck

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I have just a few questions first, then we'll see if we can "cool the heels" of your laptop. How are you using the machine, ie... at a table, desk, couch, in bed, etc...? What do you have the machine positioned on? Where does the machine heat up at or what area? And finally, in which direction is the heat dissipating? Get back to me (before you rate me), and I'll see if I can suggest something that will help.

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