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Ok so i just updated to 10.4.6 on my powerbook G4 and dang the freaking fan is blowing full blast and its getting the hottest its ever been! Anyone else having this problem? I'm not even doing anything just sitting at the desktop and the fan is blowing hard!
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Ok so i just updated to 10.4.6 on my powerbook G4 and dang the freaking fan is blowing full blast and its getting the hottest its ever been! Anyone else having this problem? I'm not even doing anything just sitting at the desktop and the fan is blowing hard!
That worries me because I can kind of make out the sound of my fan and I'm not doing much either. Normally this 15inch PB is dead quiet.
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Ya man thats what i mean. Mine is normally dead quiet and its really loud now!
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Sounds like an evil plot by Apple to burn out Fans/Power Supplies and gain more revenue when you bring your Macs in to get them fixed!

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lol thats pretty funny
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lol thats pretty funny
I actually cant recall what full fans sound like so I'm gonna push it and see if it really is louder.
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If your machine is idle and the fans are going full blast shut it down for awhile. If that doesnt work fill your bathtub with cold water and put it in there for awhile and see how its going after.

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If your machine is idle and the fans are going full blast shut it down for awhile. If that doesnt work fill your bathtub with cold water and put it in there for awhile and see how its going after.
lol, thats some smart skills! lol
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lol, thats some smart skills! lol

I thought I was the only one who heard the fans on my Powerbook... :dummy:
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If your machine is idle and the fans are going full blast shut it down for awhile. If that doesnt work fill your bathtub with cold water and put it in there for awhile and see how its going after.
Sorry if i misunderstood but thats what i was talking about.
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Dont take it too serious I was only kidding.

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I've updated my powerbook 12" (1.5GHz) and haven't noticed any problems with the fans...
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Updated mine and its running fine
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My G4 17" is running great after the update. No fan problem so far.
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I have noticed the Fan issue. I restarted and its ok now

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