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Is it ok to use your laptop even if the fan is running hard?

by ___sara___ / August 7, 2008 12:44 PM PDT

My laptop's fan often runs very hard and I'm wondering if it's alright to use your laptop, even after it starts running very hard. Please give me a response.

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Are you doing the yearly cleaning?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 7, 2008 12:46 PM PDT
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Yes
by laptop_queen / August 7, 2008 12:57 PM PDT

Yes, it is. Some people think that the fan is a red flag, but it's completly normal for your fan to run hard. It will not harm your laptop in any way. The only problem is that it's an annoyance. I simply advise you keep your laptop on a flat surface such as a table so the fan can run easily.

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It's OK
by Willy / August 11, 2008 2:56 AM PDT

Its doing its job. A laptop cooler can help in more ample cooling if you like. However, the fan kicking-in into high RPM is cooling as your needs dictate. Angle(brace or folding legs)your laptop on a sturdy surface and avoid any "vent clogging" obstructions. good luck

tada -----Willy Happy

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