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Old 09-19-2011, 06:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Laptop fan; only blows on startup!

The fan on my Toshiba Satellite laptop only runs on startup. It never runs while the computer is on/getting warm. Is this an easy fix? What might the problem be?

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Default Re: Laptop fan; only blows on startup!

Have you cleaned out you laptop lately, especially the side vents? Could be a dust build up. Could be the fan is bad and needs replacing. Try cleaning it first. Canned air.
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