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greylinghunter
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my laptop is heating up and shutting down.

Pavilion DV8 Notebook

Windows 7 Home premium 64 bit

8 Gb memory

 

After about an hour the laptop is heating up and shutting down.

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Mumbodog
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Re: my laptop is heating up and shutting down.

How old is the laptop?

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greylinghunter
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Re: my laptop is heating up and shutting down.

purchased june 2010

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Mumbodog
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Re: my laptop is heating up and shutting down.

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I would try cleaning the fan , see if things improve.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&docname=c01657439

 

Can you hear the fan running before shutdown?

 

 

Please post your full product Number

 

 

 

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/findModel?cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en

 

 

 

#2

 

Please Do Not post your s/n

 

 

 

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Daniel_Potyrala
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Registered: ‎01-31-2009
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Re: my laptop is heating up and shutting down.

Hi,
Check the link below:
How to prevent and deal with overheating.

 

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