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I have an HP pavilion g6, 64 bit. I dualboot it, installing windows 7 and a linux distro. nowaday I'm running crunchbang linux distro.

When I'm working on any linux distro, i don't remember having any issues. But when i work on windows, My CPU burns so hot, even though i have a cooler, it almost cause the cooler plastic to melt.

I have noticed this issue happening especially when i use orbit downloader, or when i do a scan. i use avg internet security 2013.

I used speccy to check the CPU temperature, sometimes it gets up to 95 degree Celsius (203 degree Fahrenheit). Sometimes even more.

This issue is recent, i don't recall having it last year. I tried cleaning the laptop fan and the cooler with a toothbrush and a hairdryer. The CPU now is much cooler, but when i use orbit downloader, i can hear the cpu running much faster and the internet cuts off, i have to restart my laptop, so that the CPU slows down, only then will the internet start working again.

I have used Malwarebytes Rootkit Removal Tool and Malwarebytes and The Microsoft Rootkit Removal Tool. I was able to detect 9 viruses but the issue isn't completely solved. Even when i run malwarebytes, the cpu runs so fast, burns so hot and the internet is gone. i have to restart my laptop.

Many software cause this issue, but orbit downloader causes it much more often.

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Check your power settings, do you have it set on "Quiet" or similar? – terdon Jun 21 '13 at 15:02
@Fischer Is not using Orbit Downloader a program that presents nothing but problems an option? It still sounds like you have a cooling problem. – Ramhound Jun 21 '13 at 15:09
@terdon i have tried all the power options that i have power saver, balanced and high performance, it doesn't seem to make much of a difference, when the cpu starts running fast, the only way to make it slow down is to restart the pc, sometimes sleep mode helps, but sometimes restart is the only way – Lynob Jun 21 '13 at 15:29
@terdon yes maybe a cooling problem but why would a cooling problem cut off the internet? as for orbit downloader i could stop using it, if i find an alternative, idm isn't free and fdm is not that good either, when it comes to download manager, orbit is the best free one i have found – Lynob Jun 21 '13 at 15:32
did you check the task manager? How are processes doing? which one is hogging the CPU? – Dilshod Jun 21 '13 at 16:00

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