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Nc6320 - overheating - how to clean it up?

Hi guys,
I've got since more than 2 years nc6320 and now it's bottom has started to get very hot. The fans are working like crazy...
I suppose it is caused by dust on the fans or such things, but I have no experience how to open the laptop. Has got anyone idea where I can find specifications or instructions how to open it?
Thanks in advance

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  • TinaDC Dec 26, 2008

    My nc6320 heats up even before the OS launches! Very frustrating to use. Can I open the back and clean the fan myself or should I send it to the tech guys? Thanks, Tina

  • imm_ro Jan 28, 2009

    I had the same problem - now is worst - the fan is not working at all. Tried to open the notebook and couldn't.


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Well..there is usually a set of screws holding that fan installed..check on that, and remove them, and be careful of the cable for power to's attached on a short cable to board.

remove, it..

vacuum it out..

replace it.

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