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my HP Pavilion Entertainment PC is very very hot, I don't know if this will explode soon.

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Dear HP, 

 

Kindly help me on how to solve the problem with my unit, it is really getting so hot even when its just only 5 minutes in used. 

 

I would appreciate any help; my unit is a Pavillion dm3. Thank you so much.

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Please provide the full model number...dm3-xxxx?

 

The laptop has some age on it. Dirt and dust can clog the fan. 

 

These steps:

 

1. Get strong compressed air and blow it in the fan grille while you hold the fan blades from spinning with a paperclip shoved in there.

 

2. Open the laptop and remove the heatsink/fan and clean out dust, apply new thermal compound between the heatsink and processor.

 

3. Last resort-replace the fan and heatsink. They are not expensive so some people skip #2 and head straight to #3 if #1 fails. 

 

If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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