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Hp G60 Overheating options


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#1 spogn

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:57 PM

Hi, I have a Hp G60 with an AMD Athlon Dual-Core QL-64, bought in 2009, and I've been having some problems with overheating in the previous 5-6 months. Usually after two or three hours of use, it feels really hot and it hibernates, and if I try to turn it back on immediately, it just goes back to hibernate. Then, I would have to lie it upside down, and wait some time before it cools down again. Sometimes, it also BSODs. Therefore, does anybody have any solution for that?
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Posted 11 February 2012 - 03:11 PM

I'll bet the fan is racing too. The heatsink needs to be cleaned. Around where I am it would most likely be a $99 charge for that.

To remove the fan for a proper cleaning requires a complete disassembly.I suggest Not running so hot that it hibernates to protect itself. That is definately shortening the laptops lifespan.

I had to change the fan on a HP G7 that someomne had blown air into it to clean it and dislodged a hunk of crud off of the heatsink that jammed the fan. The owner supplied the fan so I changed it anyway as who knew what damage/wear had been done by the high speed running prior to it jamming.

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