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Laptop slow death (Overheating? and wont connect to WIFI)
Okay so I have a DellXPS M1710, and I've made a thread kinda like this before, but the last few times my computer was under warranty, it is no longer.
It seems like the video card is acting up again, I'm getting these red dots on the screen in dark areas 10 minutes or so after start up. This was the first stage of my last card crapping out on me, and without the card the computer is rendered useless, so I'm backing up my stuff.
Strangely though, it also wont connect to the internet. It wont see any signals in the area except for the free public wifi nonsense. I'm guessing the video problems are coming from a heat issue (they happen after the computer runs) But I'm not sure why it wont get a signal anymore, the heat doesn't seem to spur that, it hasn't connected for two days..
So I'm kinda working part time and couch surfing at the moment, which makes buying parts largely out of the question, but ideally I'd like to save this computer if possible. Im just looking for trouble shooting help so I can get to the bottom of the issue. What gremlins could be causing my Wifi problem?