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I have a sony VAIO laptop which seems to be overheating and then shutting down. It boots up as normal once cool but will continue with shutting down if not cooled down sufficently.


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If this has recently started, vacuum the vents or blow air through the vents. You can also buy cooler pads that the laptop sits on and plugs to the usb to run 1, 2 or 3 fans to cool the outside of the base.( on e-bay £10-$17 or so)
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