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I have a lenovo z61t it often overheats and shuts down. how can i trouble shoot the fan? are there any fixes for this?

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With something as small as a laptop, and with something as small as a laptop fan, troubleshooting is easy. You should easily be able to hear the whirring of the fan if it's running, especially if it's hot. If you don't hear it, it isn't working.

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