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Plastic covering the fan grill on notebook

Discussion in 'Laptops' started by jamie.nuttall, Jan 6, 2007.

  1. Hi there,

    My notebook (an Acer Travelmate 2310) has been overheating lately.
    Looking at the plastic grille on the underside where the fan is, I
    noticed that, just underneath the grille, there is a thin sheet of
    transparent plastic covering most of the space. Is that serving a
    purpose, or is it not supposed to be there? It seems like it would be
    obstructing most of the airflow . . . but maybe it keeps dust out or
    something?

    Thanks,
    Jamie.
     
    jamie.nuttall, Jan 6, 2007
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  2. jamie.nuttall

    BillW50 Guest

    Oh I don't know Jamie? I would investagate that. It doesn't sound right
    to me. Can you pop the cover off?
     
    BillW50, Jan 6, 2007
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  3. I could open it, but I don't know how I could tell if the piece of
    plastic is meant to be there or not...

    Jamie.
     
    jamie.nuttall, Jan 8, 2007
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