Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5520-5908 Notebook ?

Not at full power

\015 The fan seems to not run at full power, and due to that my laptop keeps getting overheated, i already cleaned the fan, with little effect... what can i do?\015

Answers :

Here are 3 things you can try:

1) Download Speedfan - you might be able to control or max out the fan speed with it installed.

2) Get a laptop cooling pad such as this.
3) Check the BIOS settings (F2 after power switch but before Windows loads) - there might be a way to disable fan speed control there - so the fan will run at full speed (noisy!)

If none of that works long term, the heatsink (between the fan & CPU) probably needs to be reseated with fresh thermal grease - a pretty tricky job on a laptop -
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