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The cpu fan makes noise then stops. Is there any way to lube it? It's a TP23
Most fans like that you can peel away the label in the center and put light oil on the bearing and work the fan in and out lightly to get the lube into the bearing. It is best to replace though, as they are not reliable once you have to lube. The original lube has worn out and the bearing is scored adding friction.
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The cpu fan makes noise then stops. Is there any way to lube it? It's a TP23
Most fans like that you can peel away the label in the center and put light oil on the bearing and work the fan in and out lightly to get the lube into the bearing. It is best to replace though, as they are not reliable once you have to lube. The ori ... Computer System Cooling
My computer started to have this weird noise about 3 weeks ago. when it started it wasnt everyday and I would re start and it would stop. About 4 days ago it started and doesnt stop. Its a constant noise, maybe in the fan, I dont know...
Hello aneleopolski,It could be that there is something obstructing the fan, as this is the major source for noise from a PC.If you know how, open the side panel of the PC cabinet and inspect the fan. Make sure the fan grille ... PC Desktops
Noisy fan after a few minutes start up
Yeah. i had this problem too. the fan is noisy because it is garbage. it needs to be replaced if you want to get rid of the noice. you moving the laptop wen the noise first started is just coincidence. the heatsink is fine, but the fan itself is poor ... Acer Aspire 5100-5033 Notebook
It turns off for no reason unexpectedly - Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook
Is the Air Intake Duct dirty? (Bottom of laptop where air is drawn in)If so, this is an indication that the entire cooling system is dirty, as well as the other components inside the laptop.[Laptop off view the bottom. Laptop ... Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook
Desktop Fan "surges" in and out.
Chazzl,\015\012\015\012Probably the desktop fan, a quick way to test for sure is to stop the fan with you finger when it is making the noise.\015\012\015\012Just place your finger lightly in the middle of the fan and check if ... Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop
Loud noises coming from power supply fan?
It might be the fan of your cpu has dust.and making it the fan hard to spindle.if you can dismantle your cpu fan or the fan in your power supply.just clean it with the paint brush.or do it with vaccum cleaner.if you have air compressor the would be b ... HP Pavilion 505n (DC470A#ABA) PC Desktop
HP Pavilion DV6500 - The fan makes too much noise!
HP deliberately design their laptops to breakdown just after the warranty ... my HP-authorized repair shop told me that there is no way to clean everywhere inside the unit, without complex, nearly complete dismantling.But I bought another ... HP Pavilion DV6500T Notebook
Hp compaq dc5000sff cpu fan sounds like a jet taking off
Not sure how long you have had the Desktop. However it will be one of two things. If it used to run quitely and now is making lots of noise then immediately take it to be replaced. Fans on power supplies cannot be fixed. If it should stop comp ... PC Desktops
Computer dies on me (can't say it better due to no technical knowledge; pls read :-)
The 'click' sound you hear when your computer goes off is the hard drive head parking itself. It does this whenever the machine shuts down to prevent damage.As for the problem itself, I believe your computer is overheating. Th ... Acer TravelMate 290LCi Notebook
Monitor problem Hi, my wife and I had downed powerlines after a major storm, and the lights started flickering inside the house. After the problem was fixed I noticed my monitor had a message floating around the screen saying no video hardware available. Can you please help us?
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Vaio PCG-R505EL - fan making noise
I too removed the fan from the housing and cleaned the fan shaft with a Qtip. Then I cleaned the magnets. THEN I used a really light bike chain lube called Prolink to lightly lube the magnets and the fan shaft. The thinness of the l ... PC Laptops
My inspron 6000D makes a buzzing noise when its turn on. Is this a sign that the hard drive is about to crash?
Could be a sign of impending disk crash, or, it could be the fan. One way to check is open the notebook to a 90 degree angle, and CAREFULLY rest the computer on one side, then use a sewing needle or tooth pick to stop the cooling fan, momentarily (ab ... Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook
One of my fans has started making noise, how much time do i have to replace it? Am I right in thinking that it making noise that it needs to be replaced?
No, you are not altogether right. \015\012\015\012Which fan is it that is making noise. Isolate it. \015\012\015\012Firstly, If it is the fan on the processor then it could be a loose fan bracket that may be loose. So try to tighten it. I ... Dell OptiPlex GX270 PC Desktop
I have anHP Compaq Presario SR1230NX desktop. The fan inside the power supply unit is making noise. I opened it and cleaned it but it still makes noise. How can I resolve this problem? Do I have to buy a new PSU or can I replace the fan only?
Suggest you change out the power supply if this indeed is the fan noise.Why?1) Because it may not be a cracked mount for the fan casing. It could be the fan bearings are bad, allowing the fan blade center hub, to rub.Thi ... HP Compaq Presario SR1230NX (PJ518AA) PC Desktop
Horrendous noise I have a Dell Inspiron 1521 laptop. So far, I've replaced the hinges,monitor screen, power adapter twice, and have a horrendous intermittent noise which I thought was the hard drive. This is a replacement hard drive. The first died a month after the warranty ran out. I have just replaced the hard drive and am going through all the diagnostics and it's still making all the loud, lawnmower-like noises. My question is could it be the cooling fan? If so, is this something that I c
Chances are it is the fan that is making the noise. You can determine this by stopping the fan from spinning while the laptop is working for a short period. If the noise is gone then you know it is the fan.\015\012THEN\015\012Remove the f ... Dell Inspiron 1521 Notebook
Won't power up
I have an HP Laptop zd7020us and I had problems with it booting up. When I turned it on, it would run for about 15 minutes and then freeze. CTL-ALT-DEL would not work, so I had to power down by holding the power button for 4 seconds. After trouble ... HP Pavilion zd8000 Notebook
Hp laptop dv9500 noisy and loud fan ...
The sound you are hearing is probably the fan, This fan has a noisy bearing and will eventually lock up and the fan will stop spinning and therefore the CPU will overheat and shutdown.\015\012The fan needs to be replaced. ... HP Pavillion ZV6000 Athlon 64 3500+ 15.4in WideScreen w/ 512MB/80GB/DVDRW/Flash Slot (PCLHCA6435512WWD) PC Notebook
Turn off without warnning.
I believe your first diagnoses was correct, and your second diagnoses is correct also. 1.Laptops have a poor cooling design. For one, all the hardware components are crammed into a small box. Very little room, for the needed airflow to ke ... HP Pavilion DV6500T Notebook
My computer is becoming really hot and noisy. After turning on the computer, everything is good (no noise). Once around 15 minutes passes by or I open up a lot of programs together, my computer starts making a lot of loud noises. I opened the case of computer to find out that it had become REALLY hot and the cooler and fan became really hot as well. Fan works properly without any noise but when it becomes hot, it starts making a lot of noises. Please advise as to what is the best way to solve th
Sounds like the fan is wearing out, as it heats up the fan needs to spin faster and if the bearings are wearing out it will start getting louder and it will also get hotter because the fan cannot keep up the heat being produced. You can replace the ... Vantec Fan Vibration Dampener Noise Reducer
Cooling fan making lot of noise - Sony VAIO VGN-FJ270/B Notebook
I have a VGN-BZ560.My fan made a little noise, then it stopped, and recently it started to make all kinds of racket. I looked into different solutions, one of which was to use software to slow it down, but that would also make the laptop run ho ... Sony VAIO VGN-FJ270/B Notebook
Hi. My computer is having a problem loading. Apparently, I went to work and then my wife decided that instead of turning it off the correct way just turned it off by hitting the power switch. Now when i try to turn it back on to reload, it powerrs up but the screen is black. Also I am not sure if there is a problem with the motor of my fan, because it is making a weird zzzzzzz noise. The fan is turning so the motor is working. As for the screen, I have held down the power button for 10 to 15 sec
Probably te power off in the wrong way made it not rec something ..like ram memory ....I would try to short the Bios battery by removing it for about 30 seconds and put it back on ...This will restore bios settings to the optimal factory defaults .. ... HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook
Sony Vaio VGN-FJ170 - fan makes loud noise then stops
I have this laptop to, I disarmed totally, do screws from bottom then take out keybord it has some pins facing the screen side with a little flat screwdriver you move them, then one screw holds the DVD unit, then do all screws around the keyboard, to ... Sony VAIO VGN-FJ270/B Notebook
Sony vaio desktop
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Attention Sony PCG K series noisy fans owners.\015\012Do not try to modify/replace your fans, they are running fine.\015\012The noise is caused by the tightly packed dust on the radiator wall of the processor.\015\012Solution: ... Sony PCGK37 Notebook
My fans are very loud do I need to replace them
Check the plastic rings behind the fan blades, check to make sure plastic rings is tight and the screws holding fan cage on. Then when putting the fan cage back together, make sure it is tight so it wont vibrate ... HP (219462-001) Cooling Fan