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Loud noise Hi. I'm hearing a loud noise coming from the tower of my Gateway 506GR tower this morning. I'm assuming it's the fan, which is a lot louder than normal. It sounds like it's just running really loud.

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Typical problem in most computers, the fan is experiencing a "burn out." This means there is either something caught in the fan causing it to create noise, or the motor is going bad. there are two fixes for this problem.
1) open you computer's case according to its manual and remove the system cooling fan and give it a thorough cleaning.
2) you may need to replace the cooling fan with its recommended replacement model.

Hope this helps!

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