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Noisy fan? noisy at times sounds like a cd whirring around inside

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This is normal.. It is keeping your computer cool when it gets too hot.

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Posted on Jun 06, 2008

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    Did you figure out that is was just the fan spinning when the computer got hot?
    You need to make sure that you never put the laptop on a flat surface. The laptop can not breath on a flat surface. It needs to stay propped up on a laptop stand with a fan blowing on it. They sell these at almost any computer store and even at Walmart.


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