Solved Black screen after cleaning fan

June 5, 2013 at 11:18:48
Specs: Acer Aspire 5738G
After I cleand my fan, and tok all to place. The fan is going around when I turn the pc on, but the screen continued to be black. I have loked over the pc and cabels.
I cleand the pc with compressed gass.
I have am Acer Aspire 5738G

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#1
June 5, 2013 at 11:25:50
Did you actually remove the fan/heatsink to clean it? If you did, did you apply fresh thermal compound & do it properly?

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#2
June 5, 2013 at 11:28:14
I removed the fan/heatsink, but i didn't use thermal compound, do you have to do that?

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#3
June 5, 2013 at 11:58:05
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Yes, you MUST do that! Find your CPU using following site then follow the application instructions exactly:

http://www.arcticsilver.com/methods...

You do not have to use Arctic Silver paste, the cheap stuff available from Radio Shack will do the job.

http://www.radioshack.com/product/i...


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#4
June 5, 2013 at 12:03:06
Thanks, then I will buy it

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#5
June 5, 2013 at 12:23:58
How much will I need? And which brand shuld I use?



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#6
June 10, 2013 at 09:34:05
See the link below to learn how to apply the thermal compound. As stated, you can use other brands.

http://www.arcticsilver.com/intel_a...

Below are the specs for your laptop. see the processor type and computer type.

http://www.cnet.com/laptops/acer-as...


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