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Old 04-02-2008, 09:53 PM   #1
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well i got a laptop from pcworld over a year ago, which i now no never go to there again but got a big problem, i dont no if its coz iv got vista on it now, but even when its on my desk and all im doing is on msn and listening to music it gets upto 80c, no vents are being blocked or anything, i just want to no why its happening and how the hell they can sell something that overheats and shuts down all the time.

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You might need to clean your notebook. Get a can of compressed air and blow into the vents. See if that helps.
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Old 04-02-2008, 10:11 PM   #3
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iv already done that, well i opened it up coz i needed to put some more mem in and cleaned it then but didnt make a diff
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Old 04-02-2008, 10:14 PM   #4
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Look at the thermal grease, and see if it's applied correctly on the notebook. If you're comfortable with it, try replacing it with some higher quality stuff.
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Old 04-03-2008, 08:10 PM   #5
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right iv just put Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound on and its still going upto 80c within 5/10mins of the cpu at about 80% 100% and overheating...

whats the normal temp for the Intel Core Duo 1.6GHz T2050... does any1 no?
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You should get a cooling pad to put it on: http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=381922
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