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How do I quiet down my fan? It has started to run very

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how do I quiet down my fan? It has started to run very fast/loud a week ago at random times. usually when I'm on the internet, playing a game, or watching a video. it will keep up its speed/noise with videos and games. but it didn't before hand. is my fan broke?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Nathan replied 10 months ago.

Hi, I'm Nathan.
Sorry to hear that you're having trouble with this but I'll do my best to help you.

Expert:  Nathan replied 10 months ago.

Hi Nate,

this is actually quite normal, the fan speed is dynamic, and will adjust automatically based on the heat generated inside the laptop,

for tasks that are higher demand on system resources, which can include games, videos, and web browsing (especially if using chrome), that is normal,

which can be impacted more with age as well as the fan bearings start to wear, but it doesn't mean it is broken.

Running a good registry cleaner like CC cleaner can help, as can stopping any other unnecessary background processes.

Adding a bit more ram may help, but the best thing you could do for it is to run it on a cooler pad:

or connect an external vacuum fan:

Best regards,


Expert:  Nathan replied 10 months ago.

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