Having problems with your Computer Cases ?
Laptop Overheating My gateway mx3701 keeps overheating and shutting down.
I predominantly use the laptop for browsing and video.
The fan exhaust port sometimes smells like something is burning.
I installed speedfan - it says that the core is running at 75*C and rising.
how do I remedy this problem??
Any help would be appreciated.
Check all the vents and the CPU fan, something is not ventilating as it should..
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Computer Cases
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
Overheating dell inspiron 1420
Hey there, I have two possible solutions for ya. First, I know it is only 3 months old but I would check to see if the heat sink is clean. They are located in the back left corner. The part that should be cleaned looks sort of like fins on an air ... Dell Inspiron 1420 Laptop
Laptop Overheating My gateway mx3701 keeps overheating and shutting down. I predominantly use the laptop for browsing and video. The fan exhaust port sometimes smells like something is burning. I installed speedfan - it says that the core is running at 75*C and rising. how do I remedy this problem?? Any help would be appreciated.
Check all the vents and the CPU fan, something is not ventilating as it should.. ... Computer Cases
My toshiba satellite notebook continues to turn off due to overheating it seems. How can i fix this?
You have a few options here, but I will tell you the most effective way to fix the issue is going to require you to disassemble the laptop.First, you need to establish how bad the laptop is actually overheating and what is causing it. Obv ... Toshiba Satellite U205 Notebook
No Audio Output Device is Installed
Try installing a sound driver for it again ... PC Laptops
No Audio Output Device is Installed
I believe it has nothing to do with vista, i'm running xp sp3 ... and from time to time i have the same problem... mine had to do with an outside device i had installed (don't know which) maybee winamp or limewire, uninstalled all that and i've never ... Dell Latitude D600 Notebook
"Plugged in, not charging", Toshiba Satellite A135 S4527, under Windows Vista Home Premium
I started having the same problem and worse mine would shut off without warning either from the battery running down or even just plugged in without a battery. I thought It might be overheating so I got a can of air and cleaned all of the ... Toshiba Satellite A135-S4527 Notebook
I've been trying to use s-video cable to connect
\012\012At the rear or side of the PC there should be either or both of a 15 Pin DIN Plug, HDMI socket. or a Yellow RCA or 4 -7 pin DIN. Now IF these are present then YES you can connect to a TV. Now some TV' ... Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook
Hi my machine? wont reformat
I would agree with everybody here but just want to make sure your doing the right thing in replacing the HDD. When you boot the xp instalation disc run it in repair mode and run a chkdsk on it. this should tell you if you have any bad sectors or not. ... Toshiba Satellite M105-S3004 Notebook
Black screen while laptop is still running!
Go HP's website and then go to their help and support section, under downloads (where you would normally go to get drivers) you can also get a BIOS upgrade or FLASH this will eliminate any BIOS problems. If that doesn't take care of it than perhaps y ... PC Laptops
Laptop to tv
\012Right, well, IF your TV has a DB15 Female Plug on it then you CAN, connect it up and it will work, as a second "Monitor". OR If the laptop, has a "Composite Video" a Yellow RCA socket, then you ... Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop
My gateway Mx6920 is overheated
First off you should know that laptop fans have three speeds high, low, and off. When you first turn a laptop on it will start on high/low (depending on brand) and after a short time will turn off, it may not turn on again for a while. i have had ... Gateway MT3705 Notebook
Acer aspire 5630 laptop keeps shutting down
It sounds like someone has suggested that overheating may have caused the random shutdowns (which is quite plausible). There are a few tools that can diagnose what is happening:\015\012\015\012\015\012Temperature: I ... Acer Aspire 5630 Notebook
Hp laptop random shutdown - overheat?
Your CPU is likely overheating. Very likely the thermal conducting material between the CPU chip and the heatsink may have shrunk and now impeades the thermal transfer.You may need to remove the heatsink and put new thermal paste and perhaps co ... Everex StepNote XT5000T Notebook
Is my laptop core2 duo
I see DCSE has given you a way to check the CPU in your system except he left your question unanswered. If he had bothered to read your question he would have noticed that you actually read the markings on the CPU and he wou ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
Compaq presario, can't connect to the internet
Hi, Initially, it has to be confirmed that your laptop is virus free before all others could be addressed. Failing to do so would make all subsequent actions suspect. Pls try to:\015\012\015\012uni ... HP Compaq Presario V6000T Notebook
New HP Pavilion DV5-1003nr Notebook: Bad CPU & Excessive Heat
To fix this problem take out the harddrive when you bring it to bestbuy. I always do this and say the harddrive has confidential information and must not leave my site. that way they put in a test hd and install windows and run their test program. ... PC Laptops
Massive series of problems with IBM Thinkpad
Probably itz either minor case of software corruption/improper ground/cpu fan..or major case of faulty or defective main board/ram/addon/daughter cards....plz do check the following as in order:..the Hardwa ... IBM ThinkPad R40 2897 Notebook
Crystal eye webcam
Using HP webcam in Quickplay software:1. Click on Start button, select All programs and click on Quickplay. 2. Within the Quickplay ... PC Laptops
BOOTMGR is compressed
You are best off checking to see if you can get to the system restore point from the main menu of XP, assuming you can get that far. If XP starts then you can Click Start, click Run, type %SystemRoot%\\System32\\Restore\\Rstrui.exe ... Dell Vostro 1710 Laptop
Upgrading IBM ThinkPad T20 Intel Pentium III to Intel Pentium 4
Patrick, I'm glad to see your enthusiasm to explore and expand on your computer knowledge. Unfortunately I have to be the first to let you know that in this case your ideas on upgrading your systems by simply changing the processors just won't work. ... Intel (RK80532PG0881M) Pentium 4, 3 GHz Processor
I just bought a Sony Vaio at best buy and the ''geek squad'' wanted $40 to ''activate'' the second processor that supposedly doens't come active, they also were bragging that they would optimize the system but I just thought it sounded like a gimmick. The tech said I would find out how if I googled it but I haven't found it. Can anyone help?
They said what? Sounds like,"Come sit beside me for a while, said the Spider to the Fly".They're full of beans. Only if you have a computer that has TWO separate processors, that are in two processor sockets, is this done. ... PC Laptops
Looking for a recommend portable laptop that fits the required computer features or better. Needs great speed and memory. I am a cabinet designer. Thank you for your help!
You likely can get a better deal on the internet than BestBuy, and free shipping may be available, and you will pay no sales tax if you purchase out-of state (they will inform you). To find out what the computer requirements of the program you desi ... PC Laptops
Laptop cuts off during operation and when I attempt to log back on it cuts off again.
HiThank you for your queryPlease do the following steps to narrow the problem down1) Switch on the laptop2) Once switched there may be a meeage that says press del or F12 to enter setup, if not try the del ke ... Northgate PC Laptops
How will i remove the virus manually?
I hope you got norton off your system before putting AVG free on. Virus programs try to fight off other virus programs by postiong false virus claims to erase the other program. eventually they will kill your hard drive. You need a product key for a ... Dell Inspiron E1405 Notebook
HP Pavilion dv2000
I have a 3 year-old DV2000 that recently has been overheating and shutting itself down. I installed a program called Core Temp to see if it was overheating. After switching it on, the temperature would quickly climb to about 80ºC at idle and g ... HP Pavilion dv2000t 14.1" Notebook Laptop PC (Intel Core 2 Duo T5500 1.66 GHz, 1GB RAM, 100GB HDD, D... PC Notebook