Fan issues troubleshooting
Sometimes the computer makes loud noises during operation. Most often, this sound is the operation of the fan, which doesn’t allow the laptop to overheat. There are various reasons for a noisy fan – from dust to computer overload. Noise may indicate apparent problems with your equipment. However, these problems are solvable. The Howly experts can help you to fix laptop fan noise and make your laptop quieter.
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Signs that your laptop has fan problems
The main cause of laptop fan noise is the excessive operation of the device. The fan must be replaced if no other means of reducing its noise help. Among the main signs of this noise are laptop fans are too loud and produce constant noise, and the device is hot. The main reasons for this problem are:
- Problems with the motherboard;
- When moving, the fan touches the button cable;
- Dust in the device and on the fan itself;
- Dry thermal paste;
- Fast fan speed for no apparent reason.
If you notice at least one of these problems – it’s time to contact Howly specialists. For better assistance, please provide us with as much information about your problem as possible. We will help you determine the cause of the fan failure. If necessary, we will help you choose a new fan for your laptop model. Remember that if during the repair process you find other problems, for example, with the Windows or Linux operating system, our experts will help you solve them at the same time. If you understand that the laptop isn’t working well – be sure to contact Howly – and we will diagnose it in minutes!
How we solve your laptop fan problems
Contact us via Live Chat and describe any signs causing your laptop to make fan noise. Our experts will help you understand how you can gently clean your computer from dust and dirt. Under their guidance, you will be able to check the processors and general operation of the laptop after repair. Howly experts will not only fix your device but also advise on how to prevent this problem in the future.
Expert tips to prevent fault
To prevent noisy laptop fans, we advise you not to overload the computer. Don’t run several large programs simultaneously, and turn off the computer when not using it. However, problems can still arise even if all the rules are followed. For example, downloading files from unknown sources can introduce a virus.
Howly experts will carry out a complete remote diagnosis of your device, whether it is a computer or a laptop, and will solve all the nuances. You can contact them online and get a detailed explanation of the existing problem. And they will quickly help you fix a noisy fan on your laptop step-by-step.
Repair your laptop fan at home with Howly
If you are computer savvy, you can clean your laptop fan at home. However, for complete safety, we recommend that you contact Howly specialists. Our chat operator will easily and clearly explain to you how to open the laptop lid, find the fan and clean it carefully without damaging other parts.
Our chat is available for you 24/7. Just describe your problem – and Howly will provide you with a solution! We can’t wait for new issues to resolve!
What our members say
Here are the most frequently asked questions from Howly users on this topic.
Fan noise is normal for computer operation. But only when this noise is fickle. Also, follow the tone of the noise – it should be uninterrupted and of the same type. If you still cannot understand why your laptop fan is so loud all of a sudden, feel free to send us a message!
For computers, there are special programs that can control laptop noise due to the fan. After use, the fan speed will decrease, but the computer may become warm. So don’t use such apps too often without expert advice.
To reduce the fan noise of your laptop, you can buy special stands for your device. Thanks to them, your laptop will be cooled, respectively the fan will work at a moderate pace without much noise.