Lenovo® IdeaPad overheating
Overheating problems in the Lenovo IdeaPad Series
The Lenovo IdeaPad Series are consumer oriented notebooks manufactured by Lenovo and are mostly available in black, pink, red and blue. The key features are a 1024x600 matrix display and an 80 GB hard disk. It comes with a 512 MB DDR2 RAM card in which the user can upgrade up to 1 GB when needed. It uses an Intel Atom processor so it supports multitasking. It also supports wireless networking, 2 USB slots, and VGA output ports. The Lenovo IdeaPad Series also faces overheating issues. Overheating can cause serious damage to the system, it can even damage the motherboard or even cause immediate shutdown. The main issues are ventilation problems, temperature problems, incorrect functioning of the fans etc.
The facts mentioned below will give users some information on preventing and solving overheating issues in the Lenovo IdeaPad Series:
- Use laptop cooler pad
- Clean the vents
- Place the system properly
Use laptop cooler pad
A laptop cooler pad is an external powered USB fan that is placed underneath the laptop powered by a USB port. The main feature of the cooler pad is that it increases the air flow and it keeps your laptop cool. You can find these pads in any reputed laptop shop. This is the best step recommended for the user. It also increases the performance of the system. Always make sure you buy an original product.
Clean the vents
In order to avoid overheating, the users of the Lenovo IdeaPad Series should clean the air vents. Air vents are very small or minute holes. They can get blocked by dust and minute particles. Blocking the air vent prevents hot air from leaving the system, thus overheating occurs. Cleaning of the air vents in the Lenovo IdeaPad Series will provide adequate air supply.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Series laptop should be kept in a position so that air vents and the cooling fan are not blocked by any objects. The laptop should be kept away from heating producing objects in order to avoid overheating. If you place the laptop on your lap, ensure that no cloth is blocking the air vents.