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Easy Green way to Cool a Laptop using a Bath Towel or Tissue paper.

Laptops get hot after long use. As they old, they get hotter; and sooner. Sometimes, working in a room with AC running doesn't even help. What makes the situation worse, they shutdown after getting extremely hot. Buying a USB laptop cooler pad is one solution. But here is a simple DIY, that can save you money and your laptop those extra amps.

Here is a simple yet powerful solution to it. No – not the "cleaning the processor fan fins" tip.

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  • Take a Tissue Paper / Bath towel.
  • Dampen it with cold water. Make sure you remove all of the excess water.
  • Take a flat board to support your laptop's bottom. If your laptop is an "always on desktop replacement", you can use the table it is resting on.
  • Keep the dampened paper/towel on it.
  • Make two or three bars of cardboard (about 1/2 inch wide, length to cover your laptop, considerable height)
  • Keep the laptop on the dampened towel using the bars to elevate it a little.

The fans running on the laptop use the moisture to cool the temperature by staying close to it. Depending upon the dampness and the volume of moisture, the laptop will stay cool for a long time, before it starts to get hot. Just re-dampen when the cloth becomes hot.

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