My keyboard doesn't have any screws attached to it. And on the side of my laptop with the fan, there isn't any screws.
I guess I could try getting the keyboard off myself.
I have a Sony Vaio VGN-S360 and I've been having problems with the fan for a long time now. The fan inside sounds like it's always off track or something. Ever since it first started making noise, I used an air duster and sure enough, a dust ball came flying out. After that, the fan kept getting louder and louder.
Nowadays, two or three times a week, the fan will stop spinning and make a loud grinding sound. When that happens, I just freak out and immediately use the air can to get it back to normal.
I'm going on a trip for about a week and I'm not sure whether or not to leave my laptop on. What I want to do is somehow take apart my laptop and see if I can fix the problem myself. I tried getting to the fan from the back, but the laptop seems tied down.
I guess the questions are: Is it safe to leave my laptop on? If it overheats will it shut down automatically? And, how on earth do I get inside a Vaio computer? How do I get to the fan without too much work?
Would really appreciate any helpful answers!
Help, my PC with Windows 10 won't shut down properly
Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won't shut down properly. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down. The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. Any suggestions?