I am trying to perform dictionary attack with aircrack-ng.
As soon as I start testing keys in the dictionary file, by executing this, you know, "famous" command: aircrack-ng -w capture-01.cap, my computer's fan goes crazy and about 30 seconds, the computer shut down due to overheating.
Overheating had never been a problem to my computer.
I guess, because aircrack-ng tests so many keys in every little amount of time, it actually consumes quite a lot of resources that my computer can't hold.
Is there a way to solve this problem?

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    a Google search turned this up as the top hit: github.com/Akash786mrn/wifite/issues/44 – schroeder Sep 4 '17 at 12:24
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    questions about how to resolve errors or malfunctions in programs is beyond the scope of this site and are more relevant to the developers of the program – schroeder Sep 4 '17 at 12:24

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