CPU fan broke on Satellite A215-S7444
My Satellite A215-S7444 CPU fan stopped working which causes my CPU become very hot.
After 5 minutes of idle my laptop turns off which makes it almost useless to my laptop.
After reading a few forums, I decided to disassemble my laptop to check that there is no dust or debris obstructing the fan.
However, I got so far as to take off the keyboard because I didn't know how to take off the high black/silver (please link to image).
Could someone please help me with this problem, I use on a daily basis of the laptop and it is important for my studies.
I don't mind it sends out of Toshiba for repair cost.
Perhaps, you will find it useful:
Be careful to disassemble the laptop, there may be hidden media
I have a satellite A215-S7444.
My problem is that if I'm on the computer after about an hour or two the computer just stops.
I already tried to change the power settings management that worked for awhile, but my laptop still turns off after a while.
I'm quite sure that your laptop stops automatically due to the temperature inside the laptop.
It of a simply overheating issue that could be caused by clogged cooling grids.
From time to time it s a good idea to clean the fans. Especially dust prevents the cooling modules works correctly, and therefore the temperature rises.
I made good experiences with the jet of compressed air. These sprays can be purchased from dealers of computer/laptop.
In addition you could try to google for some online also offers.
I have a Satellite A215-S7444 which is 2 years. It came with a 32-bit version of Vista. I just do a custom install of Windows7 64 bit. It seems that after coming out of standby the laptop hangs and I have to do a hard reboot.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanx.
Do you have also installed all the drivers for your laptop from the Web from Toshiba site? Make sure that there is no yellow exclamation point in Device Manager.
In addition, I would try to update the BIOS. You should find it here:
http://www.CSD.Toshiba.com > download
Before the BIOS update, close all running programs and make sure that you are logged on as administrator.
I need to know the name of aplifier of low frequency in a Toshiba Satellite A215-S7444 main laptop Board. I have problem with my speakers because they beep. And the problem is with amplifier speakers.
Please tell me the name of this integrated circuit.
I think that no one here can answer this question because it s only a user to user forum and I have never seen anyone from Toshiba here. I think that this question can be answered only authorized individuals.
I recommend you contact an authorized service provider. Technicians could answer this question and help you get a new spare part.
My toshiba p200-17 b is now several weeks ago about 16 months old, the CPU fan works conttineously all the time.
The air fan, I see there is a lot of dust in the CPU fan.
What should I do now?
Is the clean cpu fan included in the warranty?
Is it possible to do this cleaning by myself?
Yes, you can clean yourself.
For this, you can use compressed air jet and could blow the dust from the fan. Should not disassemble the laptop.
But before this, shut down your laptop.
This is my system summary:
Name of the operating system Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium
Version 6.0.6000 Build 6000
Satellite A215 system model
System Type X 86-based PC
Processor AMD Turion (TM) 64 X 2 2 logical processors, 2 Lossnay, 1900 Mhz, technology Mobile TL-58
BIOS Version/Date Phoenix Technologies LTD. 1.70, 22/02/08
SMBIOS Version 2.4
The solution is:
1 - Download the latest Camera Utility for Windows Vista (v220.127.116.114, 31/08/2007; 24.48 M) for toshiba
2 uninstall the old and install a new
3. for sure restart after uninstall and restart after installation
4 - Download the Chicony USB 2.0 from this link http://dlsvr01.asus.com/pub/ASUS/nb/A8E/CAMERA_Chicony_CNF6039_VISTA_070626.zip
5 - once the download is complete, extract the files
6 - right click computer, properties = Device Manager = ricght under imaging devices click Chicony = update driver software
7. after the software update of the driver is loaded, click Browse my computer for driver software then let me pick from a list of... u will see the list of compatible hardware
Click video device usb then I drive u will locate the extracted directory and you will see two model click on USB 2.0 1 3 m UVC Webcam u you will get a message install this driver is not recommended... Press Yes and wait until your driver is intalled. Restart your system
8. the Camera Assistant Software will load but it will tell you that you need to plug the cam or reinstall landing don't be afraid press ok
9 - the device will now work with msn, but it won't work with the Camera Wizard Software
10 - right click computer, properties = Device Manager = ricght under imaging devices click Chicony = update driver software
11. after the software update of the driver is loaded, click search automatically for updated driver software will load you the driver online and it will install it for you
12 - reboot your system that will operate the Camera Assistant Software and Msn messenger works
Great instruction thank you much!
Hi, I just bought my laptop computer and just after installing the new MSN and Skype, the video does not work with these programs. I tried to configure the video settings in MSN and he told me that "windows cannot connect to this webcam. It is currently in use or not plugged in." The webcam is integrated, a Chicony USB 2.0.
I found your webcam question and I think I have a solution.
In this thread, the user beret83 has posted a useful info:
It s interesting to know if it will solve your problem of webcam.
I have a Satellite A215-S7444 originally shipped with Vista 32 bit, I have since made a custom installation of Se7en 64-bit. There is a problem of coming put fashion 'sleep' audio device disappears. OK, so there is an update of the Bios for my model that is supposed to fix this problem.
If I remember well in the forums someone had posted "to not start from inside windows or u might completely bork your system." I have dl. The Bios updated and created a "bootable CD" according to the instructions using windows disc image burner, but as far as I went.
I would therefore like to some someone to write instructions step by step for me on how SUCCESSFULLY Flash my Bios. As much, I know you must press F12 during startup, and then select the "Startup" tab, and then select Boot from disc. "Then you need to select"Save and Exit with changes"or something of the sort. And then restart. Is this correct or am I missing a step? I know that there is a SINGLE shot that if I want to get it's okay. Has anyone else successfully flashed the Bios?
Thank you for all the useful information.
I agree with the user above. Make sure that you have downloaded the correct BIOS update. Otherwise you may destroy the ROM module
If you update the BIOS from a bootable floppy, you don t have the stress with running programs. Just start the update and don t stop the laptop during this procedure and hope that everything will work! ;)
I have a Satellite P200-16V and my problem is on the cpu fan.
I tried to open it, but after the keyboard, hard drive, Rams, OVOCHECK and 40-50 screws and some cables, I realized I have to get out the motherboard and screen mabe and I close it again after 3-4 hours. The cpu fan has been breaking and I don't know what to do.
I am from Greece. If I go to the toshiba in Greece, I can find a cpu fan or any system cpu radiator? Can you help me?
Looks like the fan needs to be replaced and therefore, you should contact the closest service provider authorized in your country. Guys can order a replacement part and swap it out.
On the Toshiba site, you can find a list of them:
http://EU.computers.Toshiba-Europe.com > support & downloads > find an authorized service provider
Sorry, but everything that s what I can say. Here it s only a user forum so I think no one knows the exact number of part or a manual how to take apart the laptop but the ASP can do for you. :)
First of all thank you for your help in advance.
My fan is this similar to a buzzing noise, but not very much. Almost as if something interferes here or something is loose.
It can also feel vibrations final on my wrists resulting from the present.
The computer itself works well no problems. And fan of stitching to do this work, however since his on and outside the usual tricks.
I get the feeling, it must be emphasized in working well.
It was that don't happen at the initial start upward and the problem would go sounds fan away quickly to normal.
Now this noise/vibrations come all the time every time that the fan starts.
More fan calls, more noise/vibration.
In any case I tried to blow out with compressed air to clean it. But nothing has changed.
That's why I want to open it up, take it out, maybe clean it or see if something is loose. Or maybe replace it.
That's why I'm looking * instructions on how to replace the fan on my Satellite 1905-S303 CPU *.
Does anyone know all the instructions I can follow? I couldn't find anything on the Toshiba support site.
(Or instructions for a computer similar to mine at least?) (Or something that might help?)
Thanks a lot guys! I really appreciate you!
> My fan is this similar to a buzzing noise, but not very much. Almost as if something interferes here or something is loose. It can also feel vibrations final on my wrists resulting from the present. The computer itself works well no problems. And fan of stitching to do this work, however since his on and outside the usual tricks.
In this case, I would not recommend to disassemble the laptop just to check if the fan is ok or not
I mean disassembly of the laptop is really a delicate procedure and there is a risk of damage to the part.
However, the disassembly instructions are not downloadable on the Toshiba page. I didn t find anything and I think that these manuals are released for service only partners.
But I think you might find a few details and info on the internet. Use google and search for irisvista.com/tech/
I have a Toshiba Satellite A300 - 1 3, recently I had problems with my laptop in which the laptop suddenly stops working, when I checked the forum, I was advised to clean the cooling system, which I did and all is now ok; recently, I noticed that CPU fan stops momentarily, then back to work, is this correct?
If this is not the case, what should I do, should I replace the CPU fan? Or what?
As far as I know CPU fun is running automatically and it will run when this is necessary so that the fan behavior is nothing unusual.
If your laptop works well and, after cleaning, you didn t notice any more close I think that everything is OK.
I bought a Toshiba Satellite A300-1DB today in a German (580 euros) and I really like the design of laptops and performance, but there is a big problem I can not bear more (and I used it only for 2 hours).
The CPU fan on the left side of the laptop is annoyning Yes: even if I keep the laptop idle (CPU activity is very low, just under 10% and 1 GB of ram used), the CPU fan is really really strong spinning for a minute.
After that there is silence, a great silence... for 2 minutes. And then the whole process starts over and over again. Just cold air comes out.
It's make me crazy, that the CPU in the idle mode fan is stronger than my other Satellite A210 - 106 Turion X 2-52 L with full activity of the CPU. I wish to have a CPU fan that keeps spinning in a low sound.
Do you have ideas about how to control the fan?
Otherwise I try to replace it with another laptop (I hope they allow that, unfortunately, it is not an Internet shop where you can send it back up to 14 days)
I managed it successfully using balanced power management and using battery optimized for cooling method option. This setting you will find, under advanced power settings > Toshiba Power Saver utility.
My Satellite A215 is 3 months old. I use coolfan 4.33. and my temperature is 89 degrees now... This is not normal. How is that possible? What should I do?
To be honest, that you should not believe all you in these third party applications. For me it is certainly not the result of better and more relevant. The question is: you have problems with your laptop? Cooling fan runs on maximum speed only?
If your laptop works well there is no reason to panic. If you notice that any part of your laptop is extremely hot I recommend you contact the service in your country, and they can check your laptop with real diagnostic tools.
When you use your laptop to make sure that nothing obstructs the rack cooling.
I have toshiba satellite a10 s203 and the cpu fan does not work correctly. What can I do about it?
Hi SACRIFICE them.
Here are some possible solutions to this problem of fan.
1. When you have installed a base installation of MS (not the Toshiba Recovery CD) you need to install the Toshiba Power Saver and others utilities from the CD tools & utilities. The energy saver is responsible for the control of the fan.
2. If you have a recovery based OS, you can update the energy saver of http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com site Web Toshiba under Support & Downloads - Download Driver
If please check this and an answer then follow the next step!
I own a Satellite Pro L40 - 17F (PSL4BE-00R005EN).
I've been running the system on the current for a while now.
I decided to remove the battery to avoid damage.
Last night, I accidentally pulled the addapter at the back of the laptop. Since then; the machine won't start.
I noticed that the HARD drive was not making the usual noises. Then I realized was not the CPU fan is spinning.
Nothing appears on the screen, not even the start menu.
The only things that do not seem to work are the DVD player & power light!
I had the back of the machine off; I didn't see any obvious reason for the problem.
I'm looking for a second opinion on what is happening with it, and if it can be fixed without having to buy a new motherboard.
Thank you. Dan.
Hmm. possibly, there is nothing wrong with your motherboard.
Try this common workaround that has helped me in such cases.
Remove the battery and unplug the AC adapter. Leave the laptop for about 30 min and after this short break, put the battery in the laptop and connects to the AC adapter.
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