suddenly lots of fan noise

  Interslice 20:20 08 May 10

I took out my cpu cooling fan from my acer aspire t671 cleaned it and put it back in. it makes lots of noise now especially when the cpu starts going.
can anyone help.

  BRYNIT 20:39 08 May 10

Re check the fan something could be catching on it.

  woodchip 21:03 08 May 10

How do you mean? when the cpu starts going. Its going all the time from Startup

  Pineman100 18:07 09 May 10

Was it previously mounted using thermal paste? If so, and you've wiped the paste off without applying more, I suppose that might make it a bit noisier.

Have you mounted it perfectly? Could you have damaged it?

If you can't get it sorted out, I should buy a new one. Unless it's very special, it shouldn't cost more than a few pounds.

  Jameslayer 18:29 09 May 10

Check that its seated properly and nuthing is catching like been suggested.

When you say makes lots of noise when cpu starts ghoing. I am presuming you meen when it starts CPU intensive applications.

  onthelimit 18:43 09 May 10

The paste goes between CPU and heatsink - nothing to do with the fan which is above the heatsink?

  Interslice 13:04 11 May 10

I am presuming you meen when it starts CPU intensive applications... yes.

I did wipe off the thermal paste. had serious dust issues. let you now what happens when i replace it.

  Interslice 19:07 20 May 10


  ashdav 20:36 20 May 10

For the benefit of others - how?

  Pineman100 17:00 22 May 10

Please post back with details of how your problem was resolved. Others may wish to know.

  woodchip 12:41 27 May 10

think he put new paste under heatsink

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