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Notebook fan is not running and unit is getting hot

\015 The fan runs for a little bit at startup but then seems to not run. the unit is getting hot and shutting down\015

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The fan vanes are clogged, this may happen if you have pets or live in a humid region.
take the unit apart and remove the heat sink from the laptop, get some arctic ice silicone from a computer store and apply an amount equal to that of a piece of rice to the processor (after first cleaning of the residue on the heat sink), clean the cooling vanes out and replace the heat sink, put the unit back together and the unit should not overheat again.
The silicone will take a while to solidify to the optimum.
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