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Computer Overheating – How do I Fix?

If you use your computer for a loner period you might feel your computer overheating. Some times your computer will shut down automatically if it overheats too much.

Why your computer overheats

Like car and other machines cooling system in your desktop or laptop is one of the most important features of the device. Sometimes dust can build up on the cooling fans can cause your PC to heat up, which may damage the integral parts of what makes your computer work.

Gaming also will make your computer overheating — for example if you play a game which has bit higher requirements – after about 5 or 10 minutes your computer will shut itself down or will freeze itself.

Here are few tips to fix an Overheating Computer

Buy a can of compressed air and blow all the dust out. This will clean up clogged air vents and pathways of your computer.

Check physical location of your computer, make sure your laptop/computer is not near to a heating area or nearby devices that blows hot air.

Download, SpeedFan and monitor the temperature. SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips.

If your computer overheats anyway, consider finding some professional help. If you have warranty, report your laptop or computer overheating issue to the manufacturer.

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