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Dangers of Overheating Laptops

Even if it isn’t running at 6,000 degrees Celsius, if your laptop overheats, it can do some serious damage to both your body and the internal hardware.

A laptop that’s too hot can actually scald you. Sony recalled thousands of VAIO laptops due to possible burn hazards. There’s also some indication that working with a hot laptop in your lap, where they were designed to be, can potentially cause male infertility.

Regarding the device itself, operating a laptop at very high temperatures leads to failed hardware components (video cards, motherboards, memory modules, hard drives and more are susceptible to damage) and decreases the lifespan of your computer.

It can also be a fire hazard; faulty laptops have actually burned down houses.

Signs of Laptop Overheating

So, what’s the difference between an overheating laptop and one that’s just a little hot? What about using laptop when it’s hot outside – is that okay? It’s important in any scenario to keep a watchful eye on what a hot laptop looks and feels like.

If your laptop feels hot and shows any of the problems below, chances are it’s overheating or getting there:

  • The fan is constantly running and making loud whirring noises
  • The computer is struggling to perform basic tasks like opening a new browser window
  • Mysterious error messages are popping up in random programs
  • Lines are showing up on your laptop screen (a sign your video card is overheating)
  • The system is freezing or you’re getting the dreaded BSOD (Blue Screen of Death)
  • The laptop abruptly shuts down on its own
  • Certain areas of the bottom of the laptop are hot, like where the fan, RAM, processor, or battery are located

If your laptop is overheating, take steps immediately to cool down your laptop and prevent further overheating damage.

Note: Some of these signs just indicate slow or outdated software. For instance, a computer that has problems running certain applications doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s too hot, especially if it doesn’t even feel hot to the touch.

How to Test the Internal Temperature of Your Laptop

If your laptop is just plain hot, find out if it’s running too hot by using a free program to check the internal laptop temperature and find its optimal temperature.

Some system information tools support temperature readings too.

On that note, having one of those programs on your computer has the added benefit of letting you check up other stats about your computer and not just the temperature of the internal components.

What to Do When a Laptop Gets Too Hot

There are a number of things you can do to address an overheating laptop. Here are some suggestions:

  • The simplest solution is to just take a break from using it. If you’ve been on your laptop for six hours non-stop, it’s not uncommon for it to get hot
  • Keep the laptop positioned on a flat, hard surface. Sitting it on your lap for an extended period of time can block the fan and make it harder for the internal parts to remain cool
  • Replace the battery if it’s unable to hold a charge for very long
  • Put your laptop into power save mode (from the Power Options Control Panel applet) to prevent it from using more power, which can make the battery area hotter than it needs to be
  • Shut down programs that use lots of system resources. Something that’s using most of your RAM or CPU, or is always writing to the hard drive, forces those components to work, which can make them hot over time
  • Buy a laptop cooler to sit your laptop on
  • Open the laptop and blow out all the dust that has collected on the hardware
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Motherboard Repairs / Replacement:

We provide motherboard repairs and replacement that are not beyond economic repairs – we normally advice our customers when and when not to replace their laptop or desktop pc motherboard. We do full chip stress tests, chip reflows/rebakes, port resoldering and video repair

Loss of power to your laptop can mean a failure somewhere on the motherboard need motherboard repairs . We will test all components and circuitry on the planer board to determine the cause of short or malfunction – checking and diagnostics are at affordable price.

We can help with your Motherboard Issues:

  • Power but no boot: Bad Input/Output controller chip, or bad video chip
  • Shut down/hang when move: Open circuit, loose connection, cold solder Symptoms: shut down when move the laptop
  • Intermittent booting: Bad video chip, bad input/output controller chip Symptoms: Laptop has power but gets hard to boot.
  • No power at all: Bad power chip, open circuit, short circuit, or loose connection.
  • AC adapter turns off when plugged to the computer: Short circuit, short components Symptoms: The LED light on the AC adapter turns off do not wait you need your motherboard checked , call us for your motherboard repairs.
  • Broken power jack: Loose connection, cold solder, broken jack
  • System hangs: Bad video chip, bad hard drive controller, bad CPU controller.
  • No charge: Bad charging chip, bad diodes, bad inductor, bad power jack, or open circuit
  • Graphic Problems: Bad video chip on the board or bad LCD Symptoms: Vertical/horizontal lines, distort colour, flickering, intermittent booting
  • Over heat: Bad thermal chip, bad fan Symptoms: Restart unexpectedly, shut down randomly
  • Doesn’t recognize devices: Loose connection, cold solder, bad input/output controller chip set Symptoms: doesn’t recognize hard drive, USB ports, Digital card, CD ROM, PCMCIA, wireless card etc.
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We  able to repair a wide range of Apple Logic board problems .


The common problems in Apple Machine’s we repair.

  • No display on screen
  • Laptop not charging
  • power pin repair or DC jack repair
  • wireless not working
  • Machine freezes ..
  • Graphic chip Problems
  • Dead Logic board
  • liquid damage .
  • No power at all.
  • Lines on screen.
  • Boot Problem
  • Machine has blue screen or lines on screen.
  • Doesn’t work with battery.
  • DVD drive not ejecting or reading CD’s .
  • WiFi Failure.
  • Inverter not working.
  • Spillage Problem,water damage.

iPad Logic board, iPod Logic board & iPhone Logic board problem repair :

We can repair following common issue you might be facing with you iPad, iPhone  or iPod
  • Dead iPhone iPod or iPad not powering on .
  • Liquid Damage 
  • Mic not working
  • Speaker not working
  • Not reading sim card
  • wifi not working
  • signal problem
  • Not charging
  • Audio compiler or audio chip problem
  • Ringer not working
  • camera not working
  • Battery not holding charge
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Damaged charging ports & dc jack

Whether you have a Charging port damaged, broken glass, broken LCD, charging problems or your tablet won’t turn on, bring it to us. We are professional and qualified to carry out such repairs to get it fixed up at the earliest. By using the highest quality replacement parts, we make sure that your device will work like new. We replace only those parts that are required to be replaced and will not burden you with the cost of repair that your tablet do not need. We work on all leading tablets of different brands.

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water damage apple repairs

Cell phones falling into water are comically common and disturbing at the same time. It needs some quick action as well as damage control. In order to salvage the situation, there are a few things that you can do. Get it out of water quickly and dismantle all parts. The Memory  card should be saved first as it contains all data. The device should be put into absorbing towels and dried off.

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