Satellite A500-1GL - software cooling question

Not so long ago, my favorite laptop A500-1GL began to annoy me with overheating. Average temperature of GPU in State of rest was 100? (CPU - 38-40 ° C). When I tried to play the game or to view HD videos, temperature rise up to 105-107 C, then the laptop turns off automatically. The fan speed is not maximum (I know, cause I remember how strong it was months ago, when I played something like second StarCraft), I think it's constantly at 60% of its speed interesting thing, it was that this fan is a not speed up exactly before the emergency stop, your stay in these 60%. Some people talk about BIOS problem. I've updated the BIOS with the latest version. The problem remains. Then I tried to reinstall the Toshiba Power Saving utility. Nothing has worked. But I noticed that when I change the method of cooling, fan speeds up, cool laptop at normal temperature (GPU included) until the moment where the rotation speed is about 60% of the max. Then everything happens from the beginning - fan still at 60%, temperature of the GPU runs at 100 degrees, all bad breed. Looks like software problem.

I uninstalled Toshiba Power Saver and now there's a thing. When the laptop is turned on, the fan is quiet (very well, as it used to be). If I won't use it application high req., all right. Once, I try to use this kind of applications, up to 70% fan speed (its a little louder than with GST) then it stucks there. The good thing is that the temperature of the GPU is not so high and idle, the bad news, it's now that I can't work with hard long apps - once stuck fan, minutes later GPU temperature causes stop to avoid damage.

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Hello

have you tried to clean the cooling system?

http://forums.computers.Toshiba-Europe.com/forums/Ann.jspa?annID=40

The virus bad operation/application systems can also make Cpu run high. Not easy to say indeed

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