Lounge member brencoz first thought he had a wireless mouse problem, then a USB-hub driver problem.
He was mystified — his laptop functioned only intermittently, for no apparent reason.
After discussing the problem with Lounge advisors and doing more sleuthing on his own, he divined his problem: a hot laptop is an unhappy machine. Don’t block the air vents — and keep your laptop on a clean, hard surface — says the wiser user. More.
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