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Windows 7: PC crashes to desktop during games

10 Jan 2016   #21

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Sounds like your fan is seizing up, to be honest. Perhaps the bearings are starting to go.
Ok mate I have in the past re-lubed fans in GPU's it is an easy enough job to do and all you need to do is remove the fan and if access to the bearings is difficult some of that WD40 penetrating / demoisturising solution / oil applied via a cotton bud should be enough to get the bearing spinning freely.

Depending on the brand of the fan you can also gently remove the sticker and the bearing should be visible from at least that side.

Just one thing don't go putting a lot of that stuff on.

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11 Jan 2016   #22
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

I have used Baby Oil on fan bearing and wheels in DVD players.
Works good. Baby Oil is mineral oil.
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11 Jan 2016   #23

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Yep Jack on occasions I have used sewing machine oil too though I found the WD40 best for very tight bearings though cos it penetrated the partially seized ones
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