Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook ?

My HP Pavillion notebook dv6000 was brand new a little over a year ago. Unfrotunately i didnt get the extended warranty. Anyhow, its had occasional issues from almost the start with it overheating and shutting down. Sometimes there is a snapping sound, other times it just turns off. I bought a cooling fan and that didnt help. I have tried blowign the air vents with compressed air, that doesnt help. I dont have a virus, everything is fine except for the fan continually runs and it gets hot and sh


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I have rebuilt so many of these laptops, I dream about them. HP did a lousy job with this design...Get the latest BIOS update for it that you can first....supposedly the new BIOS has an advanced algorithym for the fan running to help with cooling....I haven't seen any real changes....What I do is remove the heatsink and clean the contacts between the heatsink, processor and video card. I then put a very thin layer of thermal paste on all surfaces, then between those, I install small squares of 100% pure copper sheet about 1/2 inch square in size. The copper plate has been the trick for me along with a thin layer of paste. Do not put the paste on thick, that actually will reduce the cooling capacity of the paste.
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\015\012Below is the repair and service manual for your laptop.
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\015\012http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01035677.pdf
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