Having problems with your Gateway M6307 Notebook ?
Fan not working and the laptop shuts down
\015 I have a Gateway M-6307\015\012I've had this since November 2007. Zero issues untill tonight.\015\012As of right now the fan is not working.It feels very hot and the computer will let me on for maybe 5-8 minutes before it shuts down 100%\015\012Any ideas?? \015\012I DID buy this brand new from HSN it was NOT a refurbished one..(if that helps)\015
Clean on Replace the fan. It is getting to hot w/o it and you are overheating the CPU.
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