Thursday, 1 October 2015

How To Fix Your Overheating Laptops

Tired of Overheating Laptop? Now fix it with Mr. Fixit.

Reason for Over Heating:

The two main reasons are:

1. Blocked Grills: Due to dust particles etc.
2. Dusty Fan 

How to Fix Overheating Laptop:

The most doable and easy ones are:

1. Cleaning Grills.
2. Cleaning Fans.
3. Laptop Cooler.
4. Software Fixes.

1. Cleaning Grills

There are grills in every laptop. These are used to remove the hot air and keep the laptop cool. Blocking of the grill opening can lead to overheating of laptop (as air can't move out).

Use a toothbrush or a cotton bud to clean the openings of grill.

Before and After Cooling:

2. Cleaning Fans

For this, you will have to open your laptop and have access to the fan. You can read it from laptop's manual or can ask to any expert or read it from here.

A laptop's fan looks like this:

3. Laptop Cooler

Laptop coolers are easily available in gadget markets are not much expensive as well. Laptop cooler is the most effective way to prevent your laptop from over heating.

4. Software fixes

Overheating maybe because of too much load on your laptop's processor. If you're using laptop for a long time, it is suggested to put it on low brightness.
You can also trying reducing your CPU's clock speed. Read it here.

How to Prevent Your Laptop from Overheating:

After fixing overheating, it's prevention is equally important. 3 ways to prevent are:
1. Laptops should be used on hard and flat surfaces. 
2. Laptops should not be used in dusty environment.
3. Keeping foods and drinks away from laptop.

Questions? Suggestions? Leave a comment.