Why does my acer aspire 4520 get hot within a few minutes after turning it on Tags: Acer Aspire Laptops Last response: August 31, 2010 12:25 PM in Laptop Tech Support Share Anonymous a b D Laptop August 31, 2010 4:14:21 AM why does my acer aspire get so hot when it is turned on within a few minutes it is so hot you can't hold it in your lap. More about : acer aspire 4520 hot minutes turning mhelm1 August 31, 2010 12:25:05 PM I believe holding in your lap will cover one of the ventlilation holes, does it still get real hot when sitting on a table/ Have you tried blowing out the vent holes to clear dust from the cooling fins? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Acer Aspire Turns Off After Five Minutes Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !