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Toshiba Satellite A75-S231 overheating pls advise me

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You need to open the Notebook and clean it with an Air-blower mainly near the CPU (Processor) area.

You need to check whether the CPU cooling fan is working properly or not, try cleaning it too, If the problem still persists replace the CPU cooling fan.

That's it.

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Overheating and shutting down within several


The A-70 and A75 series both suffer from a very tight cooling system. If you are running a P4 its pretty marginal. Basically what you need to do is blow out and or clean the cooling system. On my A70 I had to do it every 4-6 months. Basically as soon as it started getting past warm on the bottom of the laptop it was time to blow it out.

Basically what happens is dust and oils (cooking oils, perfume oils etc) and hair collect on the cooler and reduce how effective it can cool.

So what you do to clean it is get a can of compressed air (keyboard blow off stuff) and two toothpick. Take the battery out and unplug it.Turn the laptop upside down. Insert the toothpick in the cooling fans. This is important as the air can turn the fans faster then they are meant to spin and could damage the fan bearings (new fan annoying and expensive -lots of labour). Take the compressed air and blow in from the exits and then blow in over the fans. What will surprise you is just how little dust will come out. It may just be one good puff of dust and thats it. When you do this a couple of times or don't see any more dust you are done. Take out the toothpicks and put the battery back in and turn it on. It should run much cooler.

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Toshiba Satellite A75-S231 overheating and unexpected shutdown. I tried dismantling the laptop to clean the fan and heatsink, but I was not able to open it completely. Pls could you guide me and assist me...


I have a Satellite A75-S2292. It did the same thing to me. I just blow the vents & fans out weekly with canned air. I also have an under the laptop cooling fan, to increase the air flow. I haven't had it shut done for months, since I started doing some preventive maintenance.
The changing the thermal paste is not a good repair. Thermal paste will last for at least 20 years, under worse conditions than most computers will ever experience. Removing the processor chip, wiping everything clean & replacing the paste & chip just make more chances for damage.

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I need to reinstall Windows on my Toshiba A75-S231


You can usally find this in your D: Drive. It should already be pre-loaded. Make sure you have made a back up disk as this procedure can wipe out all your programmes that did,nt come with the comp

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Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service terminated


do one thing ...
start the system and make sure you are fast
when the system starts up click on the start > run > type > services.msc
in the list find the remote procedure call ( RPC ) and double click on it > click on the tab that says recovery > and than make sure the failures say take no action and than apply and click ok

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Your laptop's hard drive must be corrupted. Try a clean install of your operating system or try using the recovery cds included with your laptop.

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First, plug a external monitor and toggle the screen with ALT+F4 to see if the image is correct there. This will discard software or configuration problems.
If the image in the external monitor is OK you problably have a hardware problem in the LCD panel or its cabling.
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First, you need to find out what is causing the shutdown problem.

Most likely since you have this laptop for 3years now and (i am assuming you havent had this serviced). You might be suffering from overheat problems since you are using a DESKTOP P4 cpu.

Try to dismantle your laptop and remove the Fan and Heat sink. CLEAN them and put new thermal paste to the cpu.

Do that and see if this fixes the problem. If not, let me know again

If i was able to help please rate this solution as a fixya!

thanks

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