Having problems with your Sony VAIO VGN-FJ170/B Notebook ?

LAPTOP OVERHEATS AND COMPLETELY SHUTS OFF

\015 The fan on my laptop is running consistently and loudly and after having my computer on for a while, it overheats and completely shuts off until it cools down, (and when I say hot, I mean it'll burn your hand if you touch the bottom of the computer "hot"). How do I make it stop?\015

Answers :

Have you cleaned it lately? If not that's what they sell those cans of compressed air for. With your computer off bloe the air through all of the vents you can locate to get all of tha accumulated dust that is blocking the airflow out of there!
Remove the bottom case, clean the cooler and the heat sink. Then apply thermal grease (to the heat sink, the part that has contact with the CPU).

If none of the above work, you should try buyin new heat sinks and /or cooler.
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