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Normally dust gets caught up in the fan you can try blowing it out to free the dust or the bearings are getting worn and the fan needs to be replaced.

You can by silent fans for desk top pcs as well.


Posted on Nov 27, 2012

Testimonial: "Thanks for your quick response Aries. I have been cleaning the fans as regular maintenance. I can't replace the fan because of the age of the computer. On the phone for two hours w/HP before they gave me that little tidbit of info. I called my technician to see what he may suggest. He built the tower to my specifications in 2008. Other than this fan issue the computer is fine."

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  • Aries Nov 27, 2012

    Hi its so true fans can drive you crazy, ive had a few early model desk tops that bring back some memories lol, if your pc is built in an original hp case you will only need to change the case and motherboard everything else you can swap over then you can put any fan in you want and upgrade the cpu ram hard drive video card etc. cheers

  • Jayne R Chandler Nov 29, 2012

    Final Solution: I took the fan out of the case and lightly sprayed the bearings with WD40. Worked like a charm.

  • Aries Nov 29, 2012

    Hi i like it, i have to remember that one cheers



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