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I have a HP Pavilion dv7, and recently it has been running much louder than usual. I don't know if it is just the fan, or what the deal is. Any ideas?

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OK, usually when there is a noticeable sound difference in the loudness of the fan, overheating is an imminent matter. The reason for the fan noise increasing is due to the dust particles in the fan housing which is preventing sufficient cooling. Hence, the fan needs to have to turn at higher revolutions just to suffice in the cooling.

Now, the solution is to open up the unit and use compressed air to blow out all of the dust particles. This will enable to fan to cool the CPU at a lower radial speed, hence less revolutions per minute.

Please do not hesitate to let me know if you need any further assistance, i will gladly help.

Kind regards

Posted on Nov 09, 2010

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