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Preventing system shutsdown on overheat

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#1 misaal9



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Posted 01 May 2008 - 12:07 PM

Ive got an Intel motherboard. everytime i use my laptop for maybe games or other heavy processsing tasks my system heats up and eventually shuts down. ive heard this is a common feature with Intel but is terribly annoying. this has been happening only recently and wasnt much of an issue a coupla months back. can anything be done?
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I Am Using:
Lenovo Y500 Series
Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 2 (5.1.2600)
Mobile Intel 945GM Express Chipset
80 GB HDD,512 RAM

#2 Philipp



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Posted 02 May 2008 - 10:44 AM

After this happening only recently it is most likely an issue with the fan/heatsink. I would bring the laptop to the next service center.

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