Can I tighten the hinges under the speaker covers or at base of LCD housing internaly? You can install any LCD you can find and afford. Blow it inside the fan opening on the bottom of the laptop, so the dust goes away through the opening on the laptop side. Special thanks to cj, what you do is very nice! Hi Brandon, Congratulations on fixing your laptop. What is the procedure for fixing these overheating issues when they happen again on the a You can access the outside of the heat sink.

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It was like a big ball of lent over both openings to the fan.

Just yesterday I had to repair a similar problem on Toshiba Satellite A Did your laptop overheat and restart often before you cleaned out the heatsink? My laptop never stays in toshiba satellite p15 s479 dusty environment. Do you know where to get a restore cd for a satellite AS Hi Joe, I have never seen this problem before, not a clue.

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The fan also starts when i start up in bios upgrade mode. Artur, Is it possible that the hatsink with fan is not seated properly? This is a ground make sure you toshiba satellite p15 s479 it back up properly.

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It looks like that the battery charges when the laptop is turned off. What do you think is the problem, and do you think my documents and files will be lost because of this? I was able to locate a 2.

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This utility provides a relatively user-friendly way to change the BIOS settings. Does anyone know how to safely remove the cover, or do I remove the entire back of the notebook? My conclusion is that the excessive shorts caused by the overheating had damaged a few of the components other toshiba satellite p15 s479 the DC Jack on the motherboard. What I think the problem was was that the thermal compound between the CPU and heat sink was bad so the heat sink was not conducting heat away from the CPU like it should have.

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