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August 5, 2010, 10:27 pm
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Re: Over heating and noisy
On 05/08/2010 15:27, davidmbeckham2005 wrote:
Obtain a can of air-in-a-can.
Blow air into the ventilation holes and watch the crud/dust/hair fly.
Can you hear the fan spin up when blown with the air? If yes then the
fan is free to spin.
This blow-out may cure the problem.
If the fan is worn out it may be necessary to open the case, clean out
more crud and replace the fan.
Maybe treat the heatsink to some new thermal compound too...
Some laptops are easy to open/disassemble; some are a real pain. :-(