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Intermittient Loud Fan Noise From Tower


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#1 wishoosier

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Posted 26 August 2006 - 09:24 AM

HP tower, about 1 year old. From time to time, the tower emits a very loud fan/whirring sound - not quite as loud as a hair dryer. Nothing appears to happen to trigger this, and usually stops after about 30-40 seconds, but continued recently for several minutes.

There is no loss of functionality while this happens, but I can do nothing to repliacte the problem or to make it stop. what's going on?

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Posted 26 August 2006 - 09:53 AM

If the noise is at times when you are using a high percentage of CPU then it may just be the fan increasing speed to cool the CPU. It may be time to clean out the system. See: Cleaning the Interior of your PC




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