Samsung® Q1 overheating issues
Solving overheating issues in Samsung Q1
The Samsung Q1 is an ultra portable mobile laptop which was launched by Samsung. Samsung Q1 is loaded with an Intel Celeron Mobile ULV processor which runs at a clock speed of about 900 MHz. The capacity of the storage drive is about 40 GB. Samsung Q1 weighs 0.78 kg. The maximum memory of Samsung Q1 is about 1 GB, it cannot be upgraded. This model offers a VGA port, stereo speakers, 3 cell battery which can work up to 3 hours. The display is 7 inches and runs at a resolution of 800x480 pixels. The overheating issues are mainly due to the fan not working properly, dust contamination etc. This must be avoided so as to increase the life of the battery and the laptop.
The tips to avoid overheating in Samsung Q1 and the steps by which you can resolve it is explained in the following points.
- Clean the vents and fans
- Use in cool environment
- Laptop cooler pads
Clean the vents and fans
Smooth working of the fan prevents overheating issues in Samsung Q1. Sometimes the fan might stop working properly due to presence of dust which has been accumulated as a result of negative static created by hot air. For the long life of the fan, the user is advised to clean the vents properly. The user is advised to use pressured air for removing the dust on the system. Dust should be removed from the fans surface and also from the air vents.
Use in cool environment
Samsung Q1 users are advised to use the laptop in a cool environment. When you place Samsung Q1 on your lap, make sure that the air vents are not blocked by any material. The reason for overheating is mainly due to blocked vents. The user is advised to clean the fan exhaust system. You can also use a cooler for cleaning Samsung Q1. A cooler is nothing but an external USB which serves as a base for the laptop.
Laptop cooler pads are another method to decrease the heat produced in the laptop. It is an external powered fan that can be plugged into the USB drive and is capable of cooling the system. It is used when the inbuilt fan fails to cool the laptop. It is usually placed beneath the surface to help vent out the heated air from the laptop.