Having problems with your Gateway M-1624 Notebook ?

My m-1624 frequently runs at 60C or higher. I dont see a way to adjust fan speed. Or is it not an issue? thanks,


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I'd start to worry when it gets to 70 degrees but it's running hot. There are some vents, usually in the bottom of the computer for the fan. You can try blowing them out with compressed air made for computers. That may clean your fan a little and help it work better. The fan may be starting to seize up or get tighter causing it to run and lower rpms. Might have to try and replace it if it gets much hotter but if the vent ports are dirty or the fan is running slower it will have to run longer to cool the notebook thus causing your battery to run down faster.
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