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Old February 28, 2019, 10:48 PM
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Hi, I have an old netbook here that is running dangerously hot. It will become too hot to touch and I will need to power it down.. it seems to happen even without the battery, I opened it up and saw there is no sort of dust buildup anywhere so I do not know why it is running so hot.

It is a dell inspiron mini 10

just an old netbook, intel atom 1ghz single core with 2gb of ram

I tried other OS too and the result is the same
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Old March 1, 2019, 04:19 AM
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May need change thermal paste as old stuff is prob just causing the issue.
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Old March 1, 2019, 06:14 PM
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Thermal paste....if not a dying/dead fan (confirmed running?)
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