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Windows 7: Laptop slows down after using it for about 1 hour

08 May 2012   #11

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
OK so this is what you can try, take the suction side of the vacuum and try to seal it the best way possible to the exhaust of the lappy. Turn the vacuum on and let it run for a good couple of minutes, then take your air canister with wand and blast the intake side with short full air blasts to dislodge the dust and debris this will allow the vacuum to draw it out. The next better step would be to explore the openings and see if you are able to open the laptop up and access the fan which will benefit from moisten q-tip and direct blasts of air as well as hitting the inside channels with air and cleaning all fins and heat sinks with air and or q-tip. Always allow moisture to dry up and replace all panels before turning on.
+1, Sounds like excellent laptop cleaning advice.

I'm not sure what you mean with load temps
What i meant by that is your 2nd screen print temps are after the laptop has been used for gaming - putting a "load" on the system.

I consider your 1st screen print as "idle" temps - before you have done anything...

The temps after/during gaming are more important, as that is where you may hit temps that cause the PC to throttle down (causing lag) ...

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