over heatint laptop

  User-C36C17DD-CB36-4359-8C1755C210746FBE 20:33 01 May 2009
Locked

when i surf and download my laptop tends to oveheat and shut down without warning. i have to wait for it to cool down before it will reboot. how do i prevent this.

i am using the acer aspire 7720g running windows vista

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:50 01 May 2009

get a vacumm cleaner nozzle up against all the vents to suck out all the dust and grime you can.

make sure you use on a solid surface to keep vents clear.

A laptop cooler that plugs into a USB port may also help if all else fails click here

  woodchip 21:00 01 May 2009

And do not use on carpet or soft furnishing, Smoking makes it worse a lot worse as put stick stuff inside, you cannot then get fluff out as its stuck. That mean disassembly to clean it

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

WPA2 hack: How secure is your Wi-Fi?

Add Depth Of Field to a photo using Tilt Shift Blur in Photoshop

iPhone tips & tricks

Les meilleures tablettes 2017