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How to replace fan for VGN-S460

My laptoip fan makes too much of noise and I need to replace it. I havea spare fan and looking for step by step instructions on how to replace it. I have opened my laptop numerous times to replace harddisk, memory upgrade etc. Any help is greatlyy apreciated.

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then if that is the problem to your pc then turn your pc upside down and dissassemled the screw at the back then your keyboard should be lift up slightly and if you can not do that on your own try to contact someone in that field to help you but just for you to tell the person that you know what is wrong w2ith the pc the person should try and check if there is anything too close to the fan that the fan is touching and if there is nothing the fan is touching and the noise continue then change the fan with a new one. bye any question again.

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check adapter output also may be problem with dc socket on laptop loose or somthing.

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