Lenovo® IdeaPad Y460 overheating
Overheating issues in the Lenovo IdeaPad Y460
The Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 comes with the Windows 7 Home Edition. The Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 is loaded with Intel Core 2 Duo processor and a RAM capacity of 8 GB. It possesses new technology known as Rapid Drive Technology. This Rapid Drive Technology combines the use of a solid state drive as well as a disk state drive. You can also call it a true entertainment laptop. The Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 has a 14 inch backlit LED display with an aspect ratio of 16:9. So the user can experience 3D effects while watching movies and playing games. The Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 is a substitute for the Lenovo IdeaPad Y460. Most Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 laptops experience overheating problems. Overheating comes due to the malfunctioning of laptop fans, dusty slots and humid environment.
Tips to solve the overheating issues in the Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 are:
- Clean the fans air vents
- Switch off the laptop
- Use in cool environment
Clean the vents air fans
Fans in the laptop cool the system down and the vents play an important role in expelling the heat from the system. The overheating of the system can be reduced with the help of a system fan. The accumulation of dust in the system fan will reduce the speed and the working of the fan. To get maximum performance with the fan, the user is advised to clean the dust in the vents and also on the fan. The user is recommended to use clean air for removing the dust from the fans and slots.
Switch off the laptop
The Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 should be switched off when not in use. When the user usually logs off i.e. idle period, the system is left functioning; the interior components such as processors and other components will still be producing heat. The heat that is present inside makes causes the system to overheat. This should be avoided at all costs. Every so often overheating causes an instantaneous shut down of the system. So it is fine to switch off the system when not in use.
Slots or ventilation holes help in decreasing the heat inside the system. With the Lenovo IdeaPad Y460, users are advised to use the laptop in a cool environment. Do not block any of the slots that allow the free flow of air on the laptop. This will ensure that proper air ventilation occurs to dismiss all the excessive heat that is being generated. The user should clean the fan exhaust system. You could also use cooler for Lenovo® IdeaPad Y460. Cooler is nothing but an exterior USB which serves as a base fan for the laptop.