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My wife has an Advent 7084 laptop pc. Within the last few days the fan has started to switch itself on/off regularly when in use. I presume the laptop is overheating due to the fan being full of dust ? I understand that using a can of compressed air & directing into the vents may resolve this issue, or might she need to get a new fan fitted ? Incidentally where would the vents be located on the laptop ? Can you help ? Thanks

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I don't think there's anything wrong there...all laptop fans switch themselves on and off depending on the situation. the fans are normally off but when the temperature rises they turn on to cool off the laptops.

Posted on Jun 16, 2011

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