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How I fixed my G73 overheating problem!

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Uploaded on Sep 14, 2011

I'm reposting this exact same video on here: v=rMAcJy-Y4gI because this channel is used for other stuff :)
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If you have any questions, feel free to ask.
(Sorry for my english both in the video and the description, it isn't my native language)
(Also, I don't claim to be a big genius with this video, I'm just showing what helped me A LOT, hope it helps you!)

Hey guys. I've had my G73 for ~1year and about 3 months ago it started overheating. My idle temperatures were ~75°C. Gaming temperatures were ~100-110, causing my speakers to go crazy. Sometimes the system would shutdown because of it. Furmark was a guaranteed shutdown.

After some research, what I commonly found was that I should do a repaste. I have assembled and disassembled hundreds of desktop computers in my life, but never a notebook. I was pretty scared to do so and kept postponing it. Also, ICD7 is impossible to find where I live.

One random day I found someone saying something about blowing air with your mouth inside the fans, but people said this was bad because the humidity from your breath could cause dust clogs. Some people suggested canned compressed air. Since I couldn't found that to sell over here either, I decided to try something, and it worked. What I did is what's in this video.

After cleaning the dust off, my temperatures went to 47-51°C idle and 74°C when running furmark for 60 minutes.

Thanks for watching, hope this helps.

UPDATE:

After about 7-8 weeks of doing what I described above in this thread, I noticed my temperatures were getting high again. They weren't as bad as before, since only 2 months of accumulating dust had passed (before I did it for the first time it had 1 year of dust in it), but they weren't as good as I wish they were.

Here are some screenshots:
Furmark, around 7:30 it started beeping. At 8:00 beep was constant, since temperature wasn't going under 100°C anymore:
http://i.imgur.com/9PFq7.jpg

Idle temperature:
http://i.imgur.com/BagpX.png

Then I cleaned it as described, using the same hair dryer that is in the video.

Some screenshots:
Furmark, the same 8 minutes:
http://i.imgur.com/2dFde.jpg

Idle:
http://i.imgur.com/cYoeZ.png

I let furmark run for a bit more:
http://i.imgur.com/Wv39X.jpg

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