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I hate this laptop [fan issues]
JokermanMr. James K PolkThe Napoleon of the stump.Registered Userregular
So I have an HP Pavilon DV7 that was always running hot,
so I decided to get a can of compressed air and go to town on it. I removed the battery, unplugged the cord, and held down the power button for a few seconds. Then I cleaned out the heat sink, the fan, and cleaned out any port or vent I can find.
Power it up and it's running cooler. So cool, the fans not clicking on. Oh wait, now the fan wont work at all.
And every so often, my speakers let out an Audible pop.
I didnt do anything crazy to my laptop, what on gods earth cause my fan to shit the bed? can I easily replace it?