I just recently cleaned out my computer , by using compressed air, now there was a lottttttttttttttt of dust in there. So i cleaned it out right dust free. That was a week ago. So just recently when i'm using my computer for about more then an hr, simple web surfing n such, it just shuts off!! When i turn the computer back on it says something like computer was turned off because of thermal event, thats before it starts windows xp .
My cpu i have right now is a intel 2.8gh my computer is a dell dimension 3000.
I just dont know why its overheating!! can someone help me?? I took the case off yesterday and touched the heatsink and it was piping hot!!
I can post pics of inside the case etc etc , just please help me