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Laptop Overheated?


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#1 ComputerMan23

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Posted 10 January 2009 - 11:44 PM

I came home tonight to find my dell inspiron 1720 frozen. I restarted it and it said a message about it being warm and it froze. It would load windows then shut down. Constantly.

should I let it warm down or what?

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 11:55 AM

Be sure to have the laptop on a solid surface. Make sure there is nothing blocking the back of the laptop where the air intake vents are.
You might want to invest in a can of compressed air. You can direct the nozzle inside the vent and give it a couple of blasts. Then stick the nozzle in the exhaust on the bottom and do the same thing
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