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Noisy fan--sony vaio vgn-s460

Fanhas become noisy. How to I get it replaced

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This isn't the best solution. Sony Vaio's VGN-S series are very infamous for grinding fan noises. One should see about oiling it or replacing (which is very expensive).

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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Then if that is the problem to your pc then turn your pc upside down and dissassemled the screw at the back then your keyboard should be lift up slightly and if you can not do that on your own try to contact someone in that field to help you but just for you to tell the person that you know what is wrong w2ith the pc the person should try and check if there is anything too close to the fan that the fan is touching and if there is nothing the fan is touching and the noise continue then change the fan with a new one. bye any question again.

Posted on Sep 05, 2008

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