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How to fix my Toshiba laptop in cooling system please ?

Please help me to fix my laptop witch give this messag error
Warning: A problem with cooling system has been detected

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  • themorrises Mar 03, 2009

    How do you clean it? A45-S121 Toshiba Satellite Laptop.
    Getting same error message: Turn off computer and return for service. Problem in cooling system is detected.

    Thanks!


  • drewkrotz
    drewkrotz Sep 21, 2012

    Just go to msconfig and disable all toshiba startup apps and restart the PC. It is a crappy Toshiba program that thinks the PC has cooling issues. I did this and ran burn-in on it over night and the PC has been running fine ever since. No cooling issues.

  • moistsprouts
    moistsprouts Feb 08, 2013

    Where is msconfig and how do I disable these apps?

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You probably need to clean the cooling fan...it collects dust over time, and doesn't move the warm air out as it should...its fairly accessible by removing the bottom case cover...please rate my response.....

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Hi there is a toolbar coming up the whole time saying,,,,,WARNING a problem with the cooling system has been detected, please turn of the computer and return for service immediately


Try to fix the problem without taking the laptop apart first but I would recommend using a powerful air compressor instead of a vacuum cleaner.

Welcome to FixYa! Based on the error you have received, this means that the cooling fan of your laptop needs to be cleaned and checked at. This is a common problem with any toshiba laptop. I suggest checking the heatsink of your laptop. If the CPU heatsink is not clogged with dust and lint completely, you can use canned air and just blow it inside the laptop through the openings on the bottom and on the sides. It's nice as a precaution measure, but it might not work if your laptop already has a problem and the heatsink is completely clogged.

  1. Open the laptop case, so you can access the CPU fan and the heatsink. In some cases you can access the heatsink through the latch on the bottom of the laptop. Sometimes (for example Toshiba Satellite A70/A75) you have to open the laptop case all the way down.
  2. Carefully disconnect the fan cables on the system board and remove the fan. If the fan makes unusual sound when it spins (grinding sound), I would recommend to replace the fan.
  3. Clean the fan and the heatsink with compressed air.
  4. I would also recommend removing old thermal grease from the CPU and applying new grease for better heat conductivity.
  5. If your laptop is still under warranty, you can take it to any Toshiba Authorize Service Provider and fix the problem at no charge to you.
Hope this helps! Thank you for using FixYa!

Jul 27, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite 1715XCDS Cooling Fan...

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Hi, I have a new Toshiba Satelite L500 laptop. From the moment I started to work with it, following message began to appear: Warning: A problem with the cooling system has been detected. Please turn off...


first you should install an independent system temperature monitor like speed fan and check if your computer temperature is ok .If the temp is ok then it is not as much of a worry but more of an annoyance if it shows the computer is hot take it back to service immediately either way they should fix the problem under warranty.
I hope this helps Andrew A

Apr 01, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite Laptop Cooler

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My laptop fan makes alot of noise and gets heated up very quickly.all the games i play cause the laptop to shut down without warning due to overheating.i have tried getting it cleaned, but it doesnt...


Laptop Fan noise:

This seems to be a common problem with laptops over a couple of years old. Dust gets trapped in the copper fins and the fan of the CPU heatsink and reduces the efficiency of the cooling, which results in regular power off's by the laptop as it gets over it's upper temperature setting. The fix is relatively easy, just remove the heatsink unit, blow it clean with compressed air, clean the old CPU heatsink paste off with isopropyl alcohol (IPA) and spray a thin film of heatsink paste on the CPU.


If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it and give a testimonial for my response

Thanks, Joe

Mar 18, 2011 | HP (122702-001) Laptop Heatsink

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I have bought a new toshiba A665 a week ago. I have a problem saying. ' A problem in the cooling system has been identified. Switch off ur computer and return it for service.' Cooling fan is working but...


At a week old, get a replacement or fix it right away. Fix should be free, but no computer during service.....

Toshibas run too hot, in my opinion.... so you have to keep after the fans and keep lint cleaned out of it....

Overheating will yield un stable system,

Feb 26, 2011 | Toshiba (K000831860) Cooling Fan

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I have got warning of "cooling system has been detected" and system performance is too slow. How to fix that problem?


Hello,
If are using the desk top pc so can change the cpu fan.
When you use the laptop set the fan control disable if the system have in your BIOS, just do it from BIOS,and save it .

Hope it will solve .

Dec 24, 2010 | Toshiba Computer System Cooling

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Warning comes "cooling system face


Hi. Thanks for your question.
  • Well it seems that you have a cooling problem. It could be caused by many things.This warning may be displayed when system reaches dangerous for components temperature. You can do few things to prevent this from happening.
  1. Make sure laptop is always used on flat surface with it's vent holes not being blocked. People often use their laptops in beds or carpets which causes them to overheat.
  2. Make sure that any vent holes are clear of dust and dirt. If needed use small brush to remove dust. For best results brush + compressed air combination should be used.
  3. If all this isn't case you need to make sure that you can hear fan spinning. This could be a hardware failure and running your laptop like this could lead to permanent damage. ( if your fan isn't running please see this video to get an idea of where it is and how can it be replaced)

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Please do not hesitate to ask more questions if this is needed. Thank you for using FixYa

Dec 13, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite Laptop Cooler

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Toshiba celeron satellite cooler replacement


first.you can find the processor fan in some computer shop,but i dont know if they will give you.second,check the model # of the fan and check in the internet for delivery or else,you can repair the fan by replacing the dynamo of the fan with another model of fan,just anly remove the screw of the fan and try to find another model fan and replace the dynamo fan.
This kind of issue is i try with some of my customer because they cant find the same model of fan.

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Toshiba Satelite M10 cooling system not working


If you DO NOT hear the fan running, have it looked at by a professional. Your fan may have died. If you can hear the fan running, blow out the fan exhaust port in the opposite direction of normal air flow. Especially on lap tops, the heat sink cooling fins become completely clogged with dust. When this happens the processor overheats causing it to run slow and eventually shuts itself down to keep from going super nova. You should blow it out at least once or twice a year. Also, if you use your laptop on the couch or in bed, place it on a hard surface like a cutting board or something similar that will allow air to flow underneath the computer. This will also help prevent dust from the cushions or blankets and such from clogging the cooling fins on the heat sink faster than usual. Remember blow it out in the opposite direction of normal air flow. You want to blow the dust out the same passage it came in through.

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Toshiba Satellite Laptop Cooling Failure


The fan has failed - warranty if in the time period since purchase.

Jun 30, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite Laptop Cooler

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System warning pop-up


Are you sure that nothing is overheating? If your cpu fan is turning too slow it won't disipate the heat. Do you have a program showing cpu temp:? I would take the access off the bottom and make sure the cpu fan is clean. If that is not the problem I believe you can turn the warnings off in the bios settings

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