Computer gets loud...

Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by JW, May 14, 2009.

  1. JW

    JW Guest

    My computer processor (a 4 year old Dell) has started revving up once or
    twice a day (sounds like the fan gets very loud and then winds back down and
    is quiet). Is it a warning sign? Anything I can/should do?

    THANK YOU!
     
    JW, May 14, 2009
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  2. JW

    Baron Guest

    JW wrote:

    > My computer processor (a 4 year old Dell) has started revving up once
    > or twice a day (sounds like the fan gets very loud and then winds back
    > down and
    > is quiet). Is it a warning sign? Anything I can/should do?
    >
    > THANK YOU!


    Yes ! It needs cleaning.

    --
    Best Regards:
    Baron.
     
    Baron, May 14, 2009
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  3. "JW" <> wrote in message
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    > My computer processor (a 4 year old Dell) has started revving up once or
    > twice a day (sounds like the fan gets very loud and then winds back down
    > and is quiet). Is it a warning sign? Anything I can/should do?
    >
    > THANK YOU!
    >



    Clean the fan. If that doesn't work, replace it.
     
    Jeff Strickland, May 15, 2009
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  4. JW

    sandy58 Guest

    On May 14, 9:20 pm, "JW" <> wrote:
    > My computer processor (a 4 year old Dell) has started revving up once or
    > twice a day (sounds like the fan gets very loud and then winds back down and
    > is quiet).  Is it a warning sign? Anything I can/should do?
    >
    > THANK YOU!


    Back up your stuff. Imminent hdd probs. :-(
     
    sandy58, May 15, 2009
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  5. JW

    gnu / linux Guest

    On May 15, 3:11 am, sandy58 <> wrote:
    > On May 14, 9:20 pm, "JW" <> wrote:
    >
    > > My computer processor (a 4 year old Dell) has started revving up once or
    > > twice a day (sounds like the fan gets very loud and then winds back down and
    > > is quiet).  Is it a warning sign? Anything I can/should do?

    >
    > > THANK YOU!

    >
    > Back up your stuff. Imminent hdd probs. :-(


    I vote for both back-up then clean
     
    gnu / linux, May 17, 2009
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