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Re: System freeze using web browsers

I used to have an Acer Netbook, which would, regularly overheat, if I dared use it, more than a 1/2 hour at a time, with the "on-board" Hard Drive.

HOWEVER, I had no trouble, running Ubuntu Server 12.04 (as an "always-on" Server), but ONLY on a Thumb Drive. Text only, cover closed, most access through ssh, though I would, occasionally open the Cover and use the Text Consoles.

Obviously, the Hard Drive was heating it up!  (I eventually ended up, installing Debian 6 on the Internal Hard, and using it to Archive files, from other Computers.  But still, mostly booting from the Thumb Drive).

Good luck with your Hardware!

Kenneth Parker