laptop seems to be over heating

  gary46 10:10 15 Nov 2008

i have a dell inspiron 1720 laptop with an nvidea 8600gt graphics card. when playing games (far cry , stalker shadow of chenobyl) after about 20 minutes the game freezes or crashes returning to the windows screen.the laptop itself gets very hot in left hand top corner.can anyone give me any advice please?

  Belatucadrus 11:14 15 Nov 2008

Check all cooling vents are unobstructed.
Give them a blow through with an air duster.
If that doesn't do it, try a laptop cooler pad click here

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