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Troublestarting up machine...big time Fan roars constantly

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  • gagirl652006 Mar 06, 2008

    I'm writing to you from a Dell computer of a friend. My EMachine will not start.I have had it for one(1) year as of this past Christmas.You guys have tried to fix it before with no results.It has a two(2) warrenty on it ,plus I bought a Three(3) year warrenty with walmart,You even sent me a new Monitor ,but that didn't work. When the Machine would start,it sound as if the Motor would race and race.It would race so hard and loud that you couldn't hear anyone talking in the room.Now the Computer will not come on at all. I have high speed internet service,just incase you are wondering.I'm a 67 year old lady and not some kid.I am on Social Security and don't have money to waste. I have been told by every body that I bought a piece of junk and that EMachine will not fix it. I hope and pray that you guys will prove them wrong. Thank you ......Patricia Scott....


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Thank you map 9966 , you have been most helpful with my computer problem.E machines sent a carton here for me to send the machine back to them. Maybe they will fix it this time. Thank you for your help.......patricia Scott

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Which fan where? The power supply has a fan in it.
The CPU/processor has a fan over it. Some Desktop PC's have a 3" fan pulling air out of the case. I'd say the fan needs replaced.
I'll post a link so you might find a fan that may look like your's for replacment. Once you know your CPU's Socket type, the search gets easer.
Fans for Intel Pent 4 CPU.

On the left side of this window under Subcategories, pick your Socket type. You'r manual will tell you what Socket type your system uses.

Posted on Mar 04, 2008

  • Mike Peluso
    Mike Peluso Mar 07, 2008


    I hope you understand things a wee bit better.



Which fan?
Is the machine booting up finally?

There are two basic fans. One over your processor and one inyour power supply. When theiry are worn out they roar with vibration, especially when starting cold. Once they warm up they expand and quieten down. The best thing is to check and change a roaring fan, and also make sure it's not rubbing against wires, which also causes loud buzzing and roaring.

Let us know, okay

Posted on Mar 04, 2008

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