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Take a can of compressed-air, and give a "blow-job" to the cooling-fan, to remove all the dust, which is acting as "insulation", causing the computer to run "hotter", and causing the motherboard to spin the fan faster, to try to make the computer run "cooler".

Or, enter BIOS SETUP, and check the fan-speed settings.
If the fan-speed is set to "100% for 100% of the time",
try a lower setting (which will be quieter).

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