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How can I get my cooling fan to shut down. It always runs.....

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Just a thought, but if you don't have your LT on a hard surface so it can breathe, it will overheat and cause the fan to run continuously. My Dell 600LT vents out the bottom left and if this vent is blocked, it will overheat. Good luck.

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This issue is normally caused by the CPU heat sink vents becoming clogged with dust and debris. To clean the heat exchanger, use a can of compressed air to blow in the air intake and exhaust vents to try and dislodge the dust and dirt. You need to alternate blowing in the intake then the exhaust multiple times until no more dust is evident (May take 10 or 15 times) then blow the vents out about once a month.

Also, avoid using the system on any soft surface, always use a hard flat surface. If used on a rug, bed, quilt, sofa, lap etc, the vents can be blocked restricting airflow, again causing the fan to race all the time.

If this fails to resolve, then the heatsink and/or the fan may need to be replaced

Posted on May 21, 2008

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