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Windows 7: Laptop overheat

17 Nov 2012   #1
PavelChehoff

windows 7 home premium
 
 
Laptop overheat

Hi,
Got laptop 1 year old. experience unexpected shut down which caused by overheat as I think. Laptop very hot. Its getting worse and worse. I thought its dust so open and clean everything up. Problem still there. What else could cause system overheat and shut down?


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17 Nov 2012   #2
OldMX

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional
 
 

Is processor fan spinning? Also, did you reapply thermal paste between heatsing and processor?
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18 Nov 2012   #3
PavelChehoff

windows 7 home premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OldMX View Post
Is processor fan spinning? Also, did you reapply thermal paste between heatsing and processor?
fan is spinning and I have not touched pasta at all as it was brand new. its still on warranty till end of December.
could it be something with drivers or some software?
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18 Nov 2012   #4
bobafetthotmail

Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601
 
 

if still in warranty I'd say to call and have a tech have a look. I doubt it is a software/driver issue.
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