Overheating Fujitsu Siemans Laptop running Norton

  Bike Bloke 21:50 20 Oct 2003

I have the above laptop running a Petium 2.2. Every time I try to run McAfee it turns off. I changed to Norton and it does the same, even if running speed disc. I've tried all the downloads and updates for a virus but think it may be overheating. Could this be because of the high processor load of AV software? any ideas? Do the fan bases actually help? I had considered upgrading the processor for a mobile version. Might this help?

  jimv7 22:08 20 Oct 2003

Try avg its cooler. :-))

  Bike Bloke 12:01 21 Oct 2003

What's avg?

  beeuuem 12:54 21 Oct 2003

This little programme will tell you if your fans are working and the temperatures of your system.
click here

AVG is one of the recommended free Antivirus programmes used by many on this forum (including me)The free version is available from the left side menu click here

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