Overheating issues in Lenovo® IdeaPad Y560
The possible reasons for Overheating issues in Lenovo IdeaPad Y560
The new high performance system Lenovo the IdeaPad Y560 features the latest Intel processor series that delivers pure performance with a considerable increase in the system’s battery life. Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 is also equipped with other features like the latest memory system, wireless Internet and a dedicated graphic memory which enhances the overall productivity of the system. The users of Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 might come across some issues like the overheating of the laptop at times which will cause difficulty for the users. The most common reason for a heat build-up in the system is due to dust or some blockage in the air vents of the system. The blockage of the air vents will affect the efficiency of cooling fan to manage the heat buildup in the system. Other factors that are causing the overheating issues in your system might be due to some problems with your AC adapter power outlet or due to a faulty system component driver.
The following points discussed below can help the users to solve issues like overheating of your Lenovo IdeaPad Y560:
- Unblock the air vents
- Check AC adapter
- Check the drivers
Unblock the air vents
The air vents of the integrated cooling fan if blocked by some foreign object can cause a system overheating. The users must check all the air vents including the intake and exhaust vents and remove any objects that are blocking the air path. The efficient working of the cooling fan without any external obstruction will help the users to solve issues like heat buildup in your Lenovo IdeaPad Y560.
Check the AC adapter
The AC adapter supplied along with your system must only be plugged to a grounded power outlet which is within the rated voltage range. If the above conditions are not met with properly by the source that is supplying the power it can cause damage to the system by creating issues like overheating that will end up in system hardware failure. So to prevent and solve these issues of overheating the users are recommended to make sure that the adapter is plugged to a recommended power source.
Incorrect or corrupted drivers in a system can also cause overheating of the Lenovo IdeaPad Y560. The drivers for critical system components like storage controllers or chipsets if damaged or installed with incorrect drivers can cause system heat up due to improper and irregular voltage supplies to the system devices. Checking the critical device drivers and reinstalling them with their original versions can help the users of Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 to solve issues like overheating of your system.