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How to Stop Laptop Overheating

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 1 1

Laptops come in different shapes and sizes packed with the most powerful processor or less powerful yet super fast processor – your choice, really.

However, regardless of the brand or the model, there will come a time when your laptop experiences overheating. This is not to say that your laptop is intrinsically defective, it just means that the machine's ability to multitask is restrained because of overheating.

Laptop Overheating happens because the things inside the laptop are compact and are positioned next to each other that it generates heat when they are actively in use. Without proper ventilation, there is a tendency for the heat to get stuck inside and will increase the temperature even more.

When this occurs, the laptop will shutdown automatically in order to protect the innards from burning up, or worse, exploding. These scenarios can be avoided if you are made aware of some handy tips when using your laptop.

Your laptop comes equipped with a fan that blows out hot air out of the casing, but as the machine is used during prolonged periods, the internal fan may not be able to keep up with its ventilation work. In this case, a little reinforcement will come a long way and this is in the form of laptop coolers or fans.

They provide supplementary cooling system powered through USB. They are primarily the solution to laptop overheating.

Another culprit are the dust and small particles that enter through small openings. The fan may be able to blow them out but the dust has the tendency to buildup and gets stuck in places where ventilation is affected.

As such, there is a need to regularly clean using compressed air in a can. When the buildup is too great, it is necessary to take the laptop apart in order to clean the insides thoroughly. Laptop Overheating can be a pain but it can be easily avoided by regular cleaning.

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Dec 4, 2010 1:47pm
Very good info ^^
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