How to Troubleshoot an Overheating Advent Laptop

Written by tiffany garden
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Advent laptops come in a variety of models, but troubleshooting overheating problems in all of the Advent lines is a similar process. Overheating can be caused by dirt and dust in the laptop, the fan not turning on at appropriate times or inadequate ventilation on the laptop's work surface.

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  1. 1

    Lower the brightness on your Advent laptop. A brighter screen makes the laptop run hotter and may push your laptop to overheat.

  2. 2

    Check under the laptop for dust and clogged intake vents. Use canned air to clean off any dust on the bottom of your Advent laptop.

  3. 3

    Change the working surface of your laptop. If you are sitting your laptop on your lap, a bed or another soft surface, it may not be able to properly vent out heat. Use a desk or laptop desk instead.

  4. 4

    Put your Advent laptop on a laptop cooling pad or docking station with fans. The additional fans provide extra cooling for your laptop and may stop it from overheating.

  5. 5

    Move your laptop to a cooler room. Ambient temperature might be driving the operating temperatures up to dangerous levels.

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