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On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 08:54, Wes Hardaker <wjhns156@hardakers.net> wrote:

>>>>>> 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.

Well, whatever about running with the cover closed, they're certainly
not designed to run inside a backpack or other such environment that
would block the exhausts/intakes.

john.
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