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Overheating problem, with fan stopping randomly

My Acer laptop, seem to have a heating problem. The fan stops randomly and the machine froze with over heat, I believe. It can't even load windows OS, and gets hanged even before it loads. Can anyone help me with this issue.

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  • motiram Feb 21, 2008

    Thanks a lot, I will try & see.

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I had same issue. I took the fan apart and cleaned it out Still locks up while i was installing XP. I left the cover to access heat sink open then use laptop cooler to blow on it directly, then able to install XP. After XP was installed, the computer stay stable even with cover back on.

Posted on Feb 26, 2008

I had same issue. I took the fan apart and cleaned it out Still locks up while i was installing XP. I left the cover to access heat sink open then use laptop cooler to blow on it directly, then able to install XP. After XP was installed, the computer stay stable even with cover back on. Hope this helps..

Posted on Feb 26, 2008

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If it's overheating it's possible that either there's a problem with the fan, or the fan/heatsink is clogged with dust. If you know how to open up the laptop you can do that and use a can of compressed air to clean it out which may solve the problem. If not you'll have to replace the fan.

Posted on Feb 21, 2008

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