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Slow and Loud

My PC is really slow, and it also gets really really loud to the point I can hear it in other rooms. It takes around 15 mins to completely start up, too.

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What you want to do, is either format your computer, by inserting a fresh copy of a windows liscense, or you may want to go to, www.dell.com/chatsupport and ask for help there... But the main thing you would do is fromat it...

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