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HP Notebook Overheating Class Action Lawsuit

Discussion in 'Tech-Related News' started by ~Candy~, Sep 23, 2008.

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  1. ~Candy~

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    Did this happen to you, Candy?

    Reminds me of the exploding Dell/Apple batteries...
     
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    Me? :eek: Heavens no, I'd never buy an HP laptop :eek: :p
     
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    I have an Acer laptop and it stays very cool.

    I always thought that HP made good laptops. I guess I was wrong.
     
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    I have Asus laptop and sometimes it is hot because i use this laptop on my comfy bed :)
     
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    You should NEVER use a laptop on your comfy bed.
     
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    Well many people does it... including my sister.. When i leave laptop on, i leave on table but it's too small.
     
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    I use my laptop on my bed all the time. What's the problem with it?
     
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    You're blocking the air flow, which will create overheating.
     
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    The air flow is not on the bottom of the laptop...
     
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    Sorry, but, mine has air vents on the bottom, both laptops. My Sony and my Toshiba. My Toshiba fans are on the bottom, 2 of them.

    Do whatever you wish, I'm certainly not here to debate the fact that it's foolish to allow the computer to become hot, as was mentioned above. Tear it up (y) Just don't blame the manufacturer when something dies (y)
     
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    Air vents on the bottom simply do not make sense... they are called LAPtops for a reason.

    Can you not have your laptop sit on a table without the ventilation being blocked?
     
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    My laptop can sit on a table without the ventilation being blocked....that's why they have little feet on them :rolleyes: There is space between the bottom of the laptop and the table.

    I'm not sure where you're going with this...air vents on the bottom don't make sense? :confused: I'm not the designer. I didn't put them there. Facts are facts.

    I think they are called laptops because they are PORTABLE. I have used my laptop on my LAP for short periods of time, that would give more airflow than putting it on your fluffy bed.

    I think this all started with CCM saying his laptop was getting HOT. My point is that if your laptop on your fluffy bed is getting hot and you KNOW it's getting hot because of that, you are foolish to keep using it while it's getting hotter.....

    That's my last post on this thread. I guess I should have put it in Civilized Debate :rolleyes: I didn't realize that an infomercial post would go so far astray :rolleyes:
     
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    Wrong! :) Virtually every laptop I've ever seen, and all four of the ones I have here right now have the air intake on the bottom, and the exhaust out one of the sides. If your laptop doesn't take air in the bottom, it's a rare bird.
     
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    I agree that it doesn't make a lot of sense, but every notebook I've seen for the past few years has had air vents (and usually fans) facing down. As Candy mentioned, they rely on being lifted up with the "feet" on the bottom of the notebook.
     
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