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02-18-2012   #1 (permalink)
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Default I feel like my laptop is dying.

I turned it on and immediately went on LoL, it kept freezing on me (i play it on low graphics, my internet connection is 10mb/s), in 30 minutes it hit ~80*C (speedfan said so), 84*C right now. It's become so slow to the point of being unbearable, all the browsers i run on it freeze randomly even if i clean cookies/cashe/history, same goes for pretty much any program i use, even windows explorer crashes.

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is the laptop fan still working?

thou not advisable but you can use compressed air or vacuum cleaner to try to clear the air vents

you can also get those laptop cooler or temporary jack up the back of the laptop with a book or something.
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The fan is working, though i don't think it's working as well as it should. i vacuumed the vent and my laptop is working slightly less crappy. I'm tempted to take it to a private service to clean the insides, would that help?

I also have a cooling pad, and am using it but it's not doing much.
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I would say open the back panel and remove any dust you can. Just use compressed air. If it still lags and is due to heat, thermal paste may be dried up or something else died.
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I've never seen compressed air and i frequent tech shops. Is thermal paste expensive?

What can go wrong if i open the back panel?
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