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Re: HP G60-249WM Notebook overheats (on lenny)

On Fri, 2009-10-30 at 21:05 -1000, Joel Roth wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 04:47:55PM -0700, Brian C. Wells wrote:
> > Vacuuming brought the idle temperature down by 5C.  sauerbraten now runs
> > great at about 80C, but glchess/gnuchess still gets up to 95C or more!
> You might look to see where the vents are located. I have my
> notebook up on spacers so that vents underside can get more 
> airflow.

The heat exhaust is near the bottom on the back of the laptop.  Intake
is on the bottom.  When I vacuumed, dust came out of the intake vents.
I already have spacers and a cooling pad underneath my laptop; I
mentioned this in the original post.

At this point, I don't think there is much that can be done to solve
this problem.  Others have said HP laptops have a reputation for
overheating, so I'll just have to remember that next time I'm buying.


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