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#1 wukkie1


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Posted 16 September 2010 - 02:06 AM

hi ive been advised that my computer may br running too hot causing it to shut down, how can i check the temperature bill

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#2 Platypus


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Posted 16 September 2010 - 04:11 AM

SpeedFan is commonly used to monitor operating temperatures:


although many system utilities also give temp readings.
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Posted 16 September 2010 - 08:42 AM

And if you haven't done so yet, clean the computer.

Get some compressed air and blow the dust out of the heatsinks and fans. It will work wonders for systems that may be running hot (and should be done periodically regardless).

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