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    NancyandJim Bishop Feb 26, 2009

    When I first purchased mine, it was almost silent- very nice. Now- after two years, I can't get it to quiet down at all. Fan seems to run constantly, and when I go into bios, the fan settings are grayed out- wont let me do anything. Can someone recommend someting else that will help me quiet this down- it is causing problems in my family because if I am working on the computer, no one can hear the tv if they are sitting next to it!

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Do the following:

Reboot your computer.
As it reboots, press the F1 key
When it goes into your bios, look through there until you see a page that allows you to control the fan speed.
change the fan to run more slowly.
Press F10 to save and Exit.

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