Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv5-1140us Notebook PC ?

Overheating I've had this laptop about 6months. About every 5-10 minutes it overheats and shutsdown. yes we just had the fan and air vents cleaned out so that can't be the problem.


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It just could be in an enviroment that is too hot. Try using the laptop on a cool flat surface that does not block the vents in any way while in use. If the problem still persists you have 2 options, 1. Upgrade to a better heatsink/fan unit, or 2. Spend $20-30 on one of those laptop cooling pads and use it whenever you use the laptop. Hope this helps.
Oh and if you have animals then pet hair may have totally clogged the fan and fan vents. This would have to be checked by opening up the laptop. Yes this has happened to me.
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