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Dell Latitude D531 is overheating and switching off
\015 Dell Latitude D531 is overheating and switching itself off - have had laptop for 2 years and it just started this.\015
If the fan is turning and cleaning hasn't helped, the problem is usually that the heat sink compound has dried out. The d531 runs a bit hot anyway, so I like to replace the compound after a couple of years. This is not a job for casual computer fixers. Take it to someone who knows laptops. Double check that fan. Sometimes they run slow! Try the fan test on Dell's diagnostics. You can find it at http://www.support.dell.com drivers and downloads for your particular laptop under the diagnostics section. Or try this Link.
A good cleaning of the inside will mostly help a great deal. Take the keyboard off and blow it out with canned air (available at tech. stores and large department stores.. Target/Walmart) On the bottom take off all the covers and use the air there also. As a last effort blow into all ports and any other openning, After you have done this replace all covers and keyboard. It should help a great deal...if not your efforts are not wasted. If it does not help you better put it in the hands of a tech. Good luck
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