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My Compaq Presario CQ61 is making a vibrating noise and its coming from the vent but im sure its not dust that is blocking it what else can it be? i already updated the bios but that didnt help

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I dont think .the problem is with the bios or software of your system.

You may need to open the cabinet of your computer system and check out..Clean and Tight up the things.

Posted on May 17, 2011


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