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My emachine has always had issues being slow sometimes freezing up and not shutting down...n e way I had it less than two years n its been my first computer in years so I did virus scans and all...ok today I start it up and the sound it was making was so loud so I shut it down tried three more times and the same last I tried I had it on less than five mins and it was so hot...too fast...idk about computers n e more...oh and it if very dusty I didn't realize cause u hadn't used to do being sick n recently started using regularly again...fan? What do u think...

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Loud fan noise and heat are symptoms of a dusty machine. Use canned air or a blower and dust it out. You'll want to have the machine open for this.

Posted on Nov 09, 2012

  • Gjanas Nov 09, 2012

    So do you think the sound is.the fan being I have no money to fix it makes me stressed...so some one told me to clean it with a vacuum I did and looked inside with the flashlight and its all messed with dust in the fan area ...help!!!!!

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