Having problems with your Acer TravelMate 290 Notebook ?

Possible Fan Problem

\015 When I start my Acer Travelmate 290, the fan activates for a sec then stops. All systems seem to be working ok until the unit (around the RAM area) starts to get pretty warm. Then for no apprent reason the machine will shut down. \015\012I dont hear the fan going at all, \015\012I hear is the fan start for a couple of sec on startup, then no fan at all. My question is should the fan be going all the time ? \015\012and is there something in the setup not checked to say to the fan to go all the time.?\015\012Hope you can help here\015

Answers :

You may have a power supply problem.
\015\012Might not be pwering enough to run the fan.
\015\012I would have my power supply tested.
\015\012Some places will do it on the spot for free
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