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Fan not going on and interface really slow

Yesterday, I noticed that my computer was slowing down tremendously while I was working -- the computer seemed to be laboring with lots of hour glasses for time outs. And then after a long session, it shut down completely. I rebooted, noticed it was quite hot underneath and that the fan was not working. I replaced the hard drive less than a year ago. I also ran defrag and disk clean. Also, no virus seems to be present.

Can the fan be replaced? Or is it time to replace machine? Would that cause the incredible slow down.

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Turn it off for an hour see if that works could be overheating

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