Has your laptop ever failed due to overheating?
I know I lost my last laptop to overheating problems, but what about everybody else?
Yes! My Compaq did that continuously. It was very frustrating. The way I was able to get some relief temporarily was to vacuum out the grill on the underside where the fan is. You need to keep it on a non-porous surface while it is being used.
I used to have Dell laptop that overheated once or twice playing a game. It didn't fry the laptop but the game CD in the player acted up. Once the laptop and drive cooled off, it was fine.
I have a Gateway laptop that get very very warm. I complained about it and customer support sort of said, "whatever." It has never caused a problem but it is definitely too hot for having in your lap.
i have had 2 sony vaio's in the past and both have heating issues ... the issues mainly come up after about 2 years of use.
the first laptop just switches off after 15 mins ... the air vent was not in a good place. the second one started giving problems too but i opened it up and fixed it myself. the fan makes a lot of noise now ... definitely gets too hot for the lap but it's working. i didn't even try contacting sony coz i know their customer support is very bad.
by earnestshub 8 years ago
I started farming using my old laptop which was already overheating but never to the point of shutting down before!I decided to right click on the XP toolbar and start the task manager, click on performance and watch it as I crawl the net, open lot's of windows in Firefox and go look after the farm...
by prep2pass 5 years ago
I have got a severe problem with my laptop as it is not giving any sorta display. Processor is working, as I can hear the sound of fan spinning, but no display or hard-drive detection I can feel.Please help me to figure the problem, I cant rely totally on the mechanics or shop keeper for that.Also...
by Imogen French 16 months ago
Why does my cat always want to sit on my lap when I'm using my laptop!?
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