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My problem is simple to describe: The computer starts and runs fine,except for the smell...and the heat. The smell resembles burning plastic,and the heat output is noticeably higher. There's no smoke visible. My question is this: Is this a fan issue,or something worse?Elwood

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Laptops do tend to get hot from normal use but you shouldn't be experiencing a burning smell. Do you feel any air blowing from the vents? Download and install Fan Speed.This will give you some good information about your hardware temperature and fans. If you do have a failed fan and high temperatures, don't use the laptop until you get it repaired. You could fry your motherboard and/or processor.

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It more than likey seems to be your fan if the heat from your tower is noticeably higher and the smell.

If computer still under gaurantee you will be able to get it repaired for free from the manufacturers.

If not, take the tower cover off, and get a hoover and **** all dust particles from the system.

You may also need to invest into another fan, this should stop the smell and also the overheating

Hope this helps and please rate thanks.

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