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Gateway 450SX4 Notebook Overheating Problem
\015 I have a Gateway 450SX4 Notebook performing superbly, but whose memory cover gets (and stays) VERY hot approximately five minutes after bootup. The fan turns "on for approximately five seconds, turns "off" for approximately five minutes, and recycles. I have removed, thoroughly cleaned, and reinstalled the fan assembly, as well as thoroughly cleaned the CPU heatsink attached to the fan assembly, thoroughly cleaned the heatsink attached to the top of the CPU itself, and applied new Arctic Silver heatsink compound to CPU heatsink surface. I have also installed the latest available BIOS version (35.02.01) from the Gateway website.I have seen ONCE somewhere on the web a Gateway BIOS version later than 35.02.01 specifically addressing this Notebook's overheating problem. Does anybody know if this BIOS version still exists and, if so, from where on the web I can download a copy?Thank you all in advance for researching this issue for me.\015
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