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>>>>> On Wed, 25 Feb 2009 14:32:16 -0800, Bill Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net> said:

BK> Yes, this laptop has the habit of heating up, esp. when it's closed.
BK> (i.e., I'm not even interacting with it!)

They're really not designed to run with the lid closed (ever).

I actually had a co-worker that shut their lid and thought it slept and
put it into their backpack and walked around for an hour.  It was
"blazing hot" when they pulled it out and amazingly didn't have any
problems.
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"In the bathtub of history the truth is harder to hold than the soap,
 and much more difficult to find."  -- Terry Pratchett
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