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Overheating, need to clean fan cooler

Hi, any tips on how to access the inside of this laptop? I've tried , but it's not easily accessible.

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  • Martin Stephen Dec 24, 2008

    Thanks Boogerhead01! This really helped..it was not a perfect match but close enough to make the difference. I was able to get the laptop opened up and clean out the fan cooler.



    It definitely is running cooler now. Thanks!

  • cprfield May 03, 2009

    Shut down on overheat after through cleaning. The sytem is running at 1/2 speed to avoid the shut down. When the machine boots the fan comes on for a moment at full speed, then backs down to the quieter speed never to be heard from again.

    How can I get the fan to kick in when required or if need be run at full speed. I have tried Speed Fan but it does not find any fan to control.

    Any suggestions, Thanks Christopher


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There are disassembly guides for your computer's cousins that may be in the ballpark enough:
http://repair4laptop.org/disassembly_sony.html

This -might- be the closest match; I'm not quite sure:
http://oddsandends.canalblog.com/archives/2008/01/29/7745892.html

I'm assuming you've tried to use canned air on the intake and exhaust ports?

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