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How to lubricate toshiba p100 fan

Toshiba P100 makes loud whirring noise for a few seconds on start up. Is 2 years old. Used constantly for business and moved around a lot.

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  • Frank Stent Jan 31, 2009

    Thnak you. Until now any noise at this function has been unnoticeable. Last few days a loud whirring noise has occured.  Does it need attention or should I ignore'.


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Your laptop is testing the fan at start up. The fans cannot be lubricated.

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

  • kev442 Feb 01, 2009

    I would be more worried if you don't hear the fan anymore! My old HP laptop has been loud for at least 4 years now.

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This is issue has resolution as it has been published on Toshiba's Official Support Website. It seems you need to go to an Authorized Toshiba Center. They have a special tool to re-flash your BIOS and it will resolve the issue. I am adding the original text and link for the solution below

Good Luck

http://askiris.toshiba.com/ToshibaSupportSite/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=1827224xml&sliceId=&dialogID=24612375&stateId=1%200%2024610494



New BIOS fixes incorrect power-on password prompt Document ID: 98082329 Posted Date: 08/21/07 Last Updated: 08/21/07 Category: ACPI, BIOS, Password Distribution: Public Applicable Models: Satellite P100-ST7111, P100-ST7211, P100-ST9212, P100-ST9612, P100-ST9412, P100-ST1071, P100-ST9732, P100-ST1072, P100-ST9762, P100-ST9772, P100-ST9752, P100-ST9742, P100-ST9712, P100-ST9012, P105-S921, P105-S9312, P105-S6074, P105-S6034, P105-S6124, P105-S6114, P105-S6104, P105-S6102, P105-S9722, P105-S6062, P105-S6022, P105-S6084, P105-S6064, P105-S9339, P105-S9337, P105-S6227, P105-S6217, P105-S6158, P105-S6148, P105-S6207, P105-S6197, P105-S6187, P105-S6177, P105-S6167, P105-S6157, P105-S6147, P105-S6134, P105-S6024, P105-S6054, P105-S6014, P105-S6004, P105-S6012, P105-S6002, P105-S931 << hide Use of any software made available for download from this system constitutes your acceptance of the Export Control Terms and the terms in the Toshiba end-user license agreement both of which you can view before downloading any such software.
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The computer models listed above may display a "Password =" prompt when the computer is turned on, even though no power-on password has been set. If this happens, there is no password that will satisfy the password request. If the computer is turned off and back on again, it is very likely that the same password prompt will appear. The computer will be unusable until this problem is fixed.
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