Why is my computer still over heating?

Question

my computer seems to be overheating and shutting off, so i bought a cool pad with fans to put underneath it and still the same problem. I checked to see if my battery might be one of the recalled ones, but i didn't see my battery number on any of the reports. I don't know what to do, but it keeps shutting down and not restarting even if i am not running anything.

Answer

This question was answered on May 21, 2007. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

First off, you did the right thing by getting more fans to help cool your computer, but next I would pick up a more powerful power supply that can run your hardware components easier This can make it so over heating is much less likely, try a 450 watt or a 500 watt Good luck!

Kevin

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Posted by Kevin of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on May 21, 2007