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MacBook Running Hot Suddenly

Message #1 - Posted 2007/06/25 - Miss Elaine Eos

Previously, isw wrote:

Previously, Dan wrote:

I have always used my MacBook on 'better battery life', and it has run with no fan noise or noticeable heat. But recently I now hear the fan and the top-left bottom gets very hot. Is this due to a faulty Mac OS X update that I recently applied?

Open up "Activity monitor" and see if you have a process that's stuck and using a lot of CPU. Firefox has done that to me, and a "normal" Force Quit won't clear it, because the stuck process is not visible to the "Force Quitter"; Activity Monitor can identify it and kill it dead, though.

For me, network activity seems to activate the "jet engines"...


Please take off your pants or I won't read your e-mail. I will not, no matter how "good" the deal, patronise any business which sends unsolicited commercial e-mail or that advertises in discussion newsgroups.

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