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Laptop Noise What are some possible ways to reduce the nosie my laptop makes. Especially a fan, besides cleaning it, what are some ways to reduce the noise that the fan makes?

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If this is a new problem, replace the fan. If it has always been noisy , I guess you will have to live with it.

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Now a lot of times this can be caused by dust that's built up in the exhaust system on the back of your laptop.
So what I'm going to show you to do is take a can of air duster, you can find this at basically any computer store, office stores sell this as well, and what you're going to do is you're going to take your laptop and find the exhaust area.
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