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Why does my acer laptop overheat and shut down when I watch movies or play games on it?

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Why does my acer laptop overheat and shut down when I watch movies or play games on it?

For the last couple months everytime I play a game or watch a movie for a short period of time my netbook will get so hot that the it will completely shutdown. I am a certified technician, so I cleaned the heat sync re-flowed the solder and it helped for about a day then it started happening again. If you can be of any help please reply. 

 

 

Thanks

 

 

Eli

2 REPLIES

Re: Why does my acer laptop overheat and shut down when I watch movies or play games on it?

You probably need to replace the thermal module. 

Tinkerer

Re: Why does my acer laptop overheat and shut down when I watch movies or play games on it?

check also you have the lates Bios