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HP Pavilion Gaming - 15-ec0000nl adapter gets very hot while gaming

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Dear Hp community,

I Bought an HP Pavilion Gaming - 15-ec0000nl about 2 weeks ago, and I was so happy about the fact that it runs games pretty smoothly. However, after a couple of days I started noticing That when I am gaming, the right side of the laptop gets pretty hot(the problem became less evident when I bought an external cooling fan), the adapter gets extremely hot, and then my laptop shows a blue screen written on it "locking" for about 1 second and then goes to sleep (or shuts down).

Nevertheless, the main problem now is that my laptop while plugged-in, charges very slowly. I tried guided trouble shooting and could not fix the problem, and when I run diagnostic on my battery it shows that its normal with no problems. 

Hence, any help would be much appreciated.

 
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@jacobson_1

 

Welcome to the HP Support community.

 

I have a few steps to resolve this issue heating issue:  

Symptoms of heat issues and causes of excessive heat  

The following list describes some of the issues caused by overheating in the notebook:  

  • Games stop responding during play.  

  • Windows stops responding during use.  

  • Fans inside the notebook become louder because they are spinning faster as the laptop gets hot, to remove the heat.  

  • When starting the laptop, it sometimes stops at a black screen and does not open into Windows. Windows usually stop responding when it does open.  

The following list describes some causes of excessive heat:  

  • Dust inside the laptop.  

  • A new component, such as a hard drive, is added. The extra component causes the power supply to work harder and generate more heat. Extra heat also radiates off the new component and adds to the temperature inside the case.  

  • Over time, some cooling fans might slow down and wear out, as the laptop is getting hot, depending on the usage of the laptop.  

  • High ambient room temperature.  

Step 1: Removing dust and lint by cleaning vents  

Step 2: Ensuring proper space for ventilation  

Step 3: Updating the BIOS  

Step 4: Using HP CoolSense technology  

Step 5: Placing the notebook in a cooler room  

Step 6: Testing for hardware failure  

If the hardware has failed, capture the failure ID and revert for further assistance.  

 

Follow these steps to fix the charging issue:-

Reinstalled Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery under device manager: 
1) In the search box, type and open “Device Manager”.  

2) Expand “Batteries”.  

3) Right-click the "Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery" that is listed there.  

4) Click on “Uninstall”.  

5) At the prompt put a check in the box to remove the current driver  

6) Shutdown the computer.  

7) Remove the battery for minute and then put it back in.  

😎 When the computer comes back up it should automatically find the driver.  

9) Go to Device Manager.  

10) Expand Batteries.  

11) Right-click the "Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery" that is listed there. 

12) Click "Search automatically for updated driver software"  

Do the same thing with Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Embedded Controller.  

Restart the computer and the issue should be fixed. 

 

I hope that helps.

To thank me for my efforts to help you, please mark my post as an accepted solution so that it benefits several others.

Cheers.

Sandytechy20
I am an HP Employee

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