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any suggestions? it's literally going full blast the whole time.
but my housemates iMac had its fan going full blast yesterday when she'd left it on but was out of the house, i couldn't believe how loud it was.
good luck !
Mine's the same.
I think there's a site somewhere which actually compares the effectivness, i.e which ones keep the temperature down the most and are least noisy etc...
My old laptop fan used to get clogged up with dust and ash, so I had to open it up and clean it with cotton buds. I had to do this very 6 months or so. Try that.
Maybe it's constantly spinning that and that's what's making all the noise?
Sounds like you must be using it to play a processor intensive game or something?
i'm more of a browser.
firefox and some other yokeamajig. after some research i reckon the problem is a build up of lint in the fan area. this is why you should always have your laptop on a hard surface, kids. why call it a laptop in the first place? it's just asking for trouble.
Get rid of it and use something like Chrome instead.
I'm not sure if you can really get into the right parts. It may simply be that the ballbearings on your laptop are fucked. Is it out of warranty? Is it a cheap one?
it is supposed to be risky and can damage important drives. and you lose your warranty if you open it up
But you can hover it all over where the air vents are underneath and on the side, and hoover the keyboard too.
although with laptops it's a bitch, because often all the crap under the fan is sort of lodged. It prob needs opening.
with a duster, and it might well stop the noise.
problem solved. in fact, LOADS of problems solved.