HT3964 I have macbook air late 2010 model... it works fine otherwise but it has started being overheated in normal situations where normally it used to work fine and draining more battery....... battery time is almost half now. should i reset SMC. Would i

I have macbook air late 2010 model... it works fine otherwise but it has started being overheated in normal situations where normally it used to work fine and draining more battery....... battery time is almost half now.
should i reset SMC... would it help?

I'm doubtful it's a missing driver too, but I feel as though it's driver related. The first time XP was installed, after first boot without installing drivers, it was without sound etc, but fundamentally the system worked. Now after first boot, it's very buggy. Thanks for your suggestion Tonny. I ran the tool but it turns out the HDD is fine. Besides, everything runs fine in safe mode.
Does anyone know if (generally speaking) there is any firmware on the graphics card that would get updated via a Windows update? i.e. is it possible that Windows update downloaded a driver for the graphics card that installed new firmware that wasn't all that compatable with XP?

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