How to avoid overheating of Laptops

Many a times we like to work on our laptops by placing it on our laps. But this case causes to lot of problems due to overheating of the laptops like skin burns etc. So as the saying in English goes that preventions or precautions are better than cure, so we will discuss here some of the effective ways to avoid the overheating of laptops

1) Place Laptop at a flat and elevated surface:

The most important thing is to place the laptop on an appropriate place like clean and plane surface, not any non-linear surfaces like on beds, blankets and other soft surfaces which might block the vents and fan of the laptop’s back surface. If still the laptop gets heated up, then you may want to put on an elevated laptop stand so that it can increase the ventilation to keep the device cool.

2) Use Laptop Cooling Pad

If you are bound to use your laptop for long working hours then you may use laptop cooling pads, on which you can place your laptops and work upon. If you don’t work on laptop for long hours but still it is needed to keep in switched on mode then you must put it on sleep mode or any other power saving mode but be careful while keeping it i.e. ensure that you are not keeping it at any air free space where heat can generate.

3) Keep Laptop in a Cool environment

If you work on your laptop for extended hours, then it is advisable to keep it in a cool environment or an air conditioned room. This will help maintain an optimum temperature for the hardware to stay cool even if you use it for longer duration.

4) Monitor Hardware temperature

If you still find your laptop to be heating up unusually then you should also assess it for any possibility of heating up due to internal software. This might occur if you are running certain CPU or GPU intensive tasks on your computer which might be causing unusual heating of your device. To find out such possibility, you can use some hardware resource monitor apps such as Open Hardware monitor.

5) Regular service & maintenance of laptops

If you are a business where your device might be used by multiple people during its lifetime, then you must ensure that whenever the owner of the laptop is switched, then organizations should ensure appropriate servicing and maintenance of laptops. During the service, we must clean up the internal motherboard and peripherals which might have accumulated dust during its usage. Thermal paste can be applied over the processor chip for a better cooling efficiency. The ventilation system of the laptop must be regularly cleaned with compressed air.

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