Noisy fan + overheating = Crash

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incuubus
Noisy fan + overheating = Crash
Hello! I'm not sure if I am in the right section here.. And also I have no idea what I’m doing. I decided to format my laptop a few days ago after using it constantly in over a year. Before I re-installed Windows, everything was working great. I re-installed Windows because I had too many programs that I did not use, and I did not have an Anti-virus program either so I would think that was what caused my laptop to run slow. Now, after a fresh and clean installation from the DVD included with the laptop, the fans are so noisy, my laptop overheats whenever I play games and that leads to it shutting down by itself. Help me! What can I do? I can’t efford to pay $$$ just to fix something that was working properly a few days ago! For all I know, I could be messing up my computer system by downloading the wrong drivers.. So I really need help! :-( I'm using an LG R700 X.APY1V. Windows Vista Home Premium.

   

   

hubby
Re: Noisy fan + overheating = Crash

The fans are noisy BECAUSE it's overheating.. They are working overtime trying to cool it down. A few things to start: have you done a Windows Update to get all the new updates, particularly driver updates? Also, when it's starting to overheat, open your task manager and click the 'processes' tab, then sort the listing by CPU% .. the process that is using 100% is the problem and should point you in the right direction for troubleshooting. If you aren't sure what the process is/does, post the name here and we'll figure it out.

incuubus
Re: Noisy fan + overheating = Crash
Thanks for the quick reply! =) Oh yes, the process "java.exe" is taking 50-70%(it jumps up and down) of the CPU. I haven't updated anything yet. I'll do that now and see how it goes!
hubby
Re: Noisy fan + overheating = Crash

[quote=incuubus]the process "java.exe" is taking 50-70%(it jumps up and down) of the CPU. [/quote]

java.com ....

incuubus
Re: Noisy fan + overheating = Crash
I'm sorry about that. Anyways, I have updated my laptop with Windows Update 3 times now.. It's still loud!
hubby
Re: Noisy fan + overheating = Crash

So now you need to figure out if it's loud just because the fans are running for no reason, or, if they are running fast because it's overheating. Do you still have that java or any processes running over 75%?
You can also check the manufacturers website to see if they have any firmware/bios updates available. they may have released an update to slow the fans down - but that will only help if the fans are running fast for no good reason (ie; it's NOT actually getting hot)..

incuubus
Re: Noisy fan + overheating = Crash
After alot of updates, this "GiljabiStart.exe" comes out of nowhere.. Is this a feature from one of the updates? Or is it a virus? The CPU usage is 50-100%! I'm not even doing anything..
hubby
Re: GiljabiStart.exe

[quote=incuubus]After alot of updates, this "GiljabiStart.exe" comes out of nowhere.. [/quote]

GiljabiStart.exe is for LG software. Did you install anything from LG?
Also, side-note: Windows installs from most manufacturers come with loads of "junk" software that most people dont need and all it does is slow down your computer. You should UNinstall whatever you know you dont want/need..

incuubus
Re: GiljabiStart.exe
Alright now I've uninstalled everything with LG related, and that "GiljabiStart.exe" is gone. Still, the laptop is not hot, it's a little bit hotter than the room temperature. But the fan is still screaming :( I read about that BIOS you mentioned, but I don't really know what to do?
hubby
Re: GiljabiStart.exe

[quote=incuubus]Still, the laptop is not hot, it's a little bit hotter than the room temperature.[/quote]

How are you determining that the laptop is not hot?

incuubus
Re: GiljabiStart.exe
I block the the opening where the air is blown out and it feels like i'm holding around a cup of hot coffee

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