Hot computer...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Squishy, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. Squishy

    Squishy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2011
    Florida
    My laptop keeps overheating....

    I've been trying to keep it lifted just the rear so it gets a little air circulation underneath.... but things keep shifting out again (like rolled up socks, LOL)... and I'm getting a little desperate here... as my pc gets so hot it's heating me up as well just for being near it and when it heats up it won't play movies and shows very long...
    *waaaa* I'm getting fustrated!
     
  2. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    uh oh... sounds like bed time...[​IMG]
     
  3. Squishy

    Squishy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2011
    Florida
    Nooo! I don't want to go to bed! You can't make meeeee!


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  4. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    I cant, but your laptop can!
     
  5. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    They make a laptop cooler. It sits under the laptop and is powered by a USB connection. I got one for less than 10.00 on E-Bay. I am trying to remember what I learned about overheating. My old laptop was like that. I want to say it's something to do with the battery. I do know that overheating will shorten the laptops life expectancy.
     
  6. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Hey it's only 1:25 am in Florida. So you still have a few hours to manage being the night crew. I love being part of the night crew around here. [​IMG]
     
  7. Squishy

    Squishy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2011
    Florida
    LOL Yes I do.... Can never think of amzing topics to post about lately though [​IMG]

    Thanks for the idea! I went and checked out ebay right away.... now I've looked at 5 of them and I don't know which to pick [​IMG]
     
  8. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    I picked up a really nice laptop fan thing at Five Below for $5. It sits under the computer and really, really does help. My laptop tends to get hot too.
     
  9. oldorchardfarm

    oldorchardfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    try blowing out the fan exhaust,prob just plugged with dust.
     
  10. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    An external fan or cooler would probably help. Do check to see if it is one of the laptops that were recalled a few months back. I can't remember the brand but some were fire hazards.
     

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