I have Inspiron 5548 (15 5000 series). Since few days, it is experiencing an over-heating problem. It remains hot to touch at areas around number pad. A quick google search suggested a BIOS diagnostic test. I did that diagnostic test in the BIOS and results show everything is working fine except very high temperatures. Strange thing is that temperatures cross 80 degree Centigrades within few seconds of usage. This is really annoying. I wonder what is causing this serge in temperatures even with mild usage.
Please see the images I took during BIOS Diagnostic Testing.
Please suggest what measures I can take to reduce this heating problem.
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Please update the bios from support.euro.dell.com--enter the service tag#--submit--select drivers and downloads--choose operating system--install BIOS
If the issue is still the same, we are looking at a faulty heatsink fan .
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