Platinum Computers - Hartlepool Laptop repairs - Overheating

Laptop Gets Very HOT

Laptop Symptoms

  • Your Laptop uncomfortably hot on your lap

  • Fans constantly running

  • Your laptop seems to be running slower than normal

  • Laptop turns off after a couple of minutes, leave it for 10 minutes or so and it turns back on.

Sounds like your Laptop is overheating, you may be getting one or more of the above symptoms.

Possible Causes

  • Does your laptop get used on a bed or carpet?

  • Do you have cats or dogs?

  • Had a lot of building work done?

Platinum Computers Hartlepool 01429 223522 Laptop Overheating Repair

What tends to happen is your laptop pulls in cool air through the bottom vents, and then the fan inside your laptop pushes out the hot air, thus cooling down the laptop, but when the vent that the hot air is pushed out of gets clogged with fluff, pet hairs, dust or a combination of all, then the laptop fan can't expel the hot air, so the fan is constantly spinning to try and cool down the laptop, but it can't, the laptop gets hotter and hotter, starts to run a lot slower than it normally would, and may even eventually start to turn it self off. Leave it turned off for 10 minutes or so and it will turn back on. At this point you should get your laptop repaired ASAP buy a qualified and experienced Laptop Repair Engineer, as at Platinum Computers with over 20 years individual experience.

If you don't get the laptop repaired, which entails dismantling the laptop in most cases and cleaning out the vents and removing the fan and cleaning it. If you don't get the laptop repaired then you could be running your laptop in to the ground, the laptop is running hotter than it was designed to run, and you could be burning the internal parts out.

This laptop repair is relatively easy for laptop engineers, with over 20 years of experience, as at Platinum Computers, but can be an extremely difficult task for a novice, we have seen some laptops never work again after so called laptop repair shops and novices have dismantle the laptop and damaged part of the motherboard or not put it back together properly. Experience you can't replace it.

For an overview of some of Platinum Computers Laptop repair Services have a look at our Laptop repair Services.

If Platinum Computers can be of any help and guidance on any laptop repair not just overheating issue you can email us at or if you would like us to do the laptop repair for you that not a problem we will be happy to help.

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