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Fan/modem/or harddrive just won't shut off. sounds like an engine reving up constantly. Is there anything to be done? Help Me Please

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Frequently, this sound is caused by dust inside. Unplug the machine, open the cover and apply Dust Remover. The machine should much quieter.

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