Re: HP G60-249WM Notebook overheats (on lenny)
On Fri, 2009-10-23 at 22:19 -0700, Raquel wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Oct 2009 20:40:01 -0700
> "Brian C. Wells" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I don't -think- it's a fan problem. It seems to be blowing plenty
> > of hot air out, and I can't see or blow out any obvious clogs [...]
> I have a G70, which runs hot. I used a vacuum cleaner and sucked out
> all the openings I could find, which cooled it some.
Was that an ordinary floor vacuum cleaner, or one of those keyboard
cleaners? I've never used an ordinary vacuum on a computer... I'm
worried that particles from the floor might fall into the PC.
> Then I also got
> a Xpad-slim. It's running at 40.0C right now. It goes up when I'm
> doing some heavy processing. Once in a while FireFox 3.0 pushes the
> temp up, but I can watch streaming movies or YouTube with no
> problems, although the temp does rise some.
Without using a vacuum yet, but with a cooler, mine is running at 54C
right now. If I can get it down to 40C, that just might make the
difference. So thanks for reminding me about the possibility.
> My understanding is that HPs are notorious for high temps. :(((
Great. :S I'll keep that in mind next time.
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