Having problems with your Computer System Cooling ?

My 5 yr. old computer sometimes makes a loud humming sound; sometimes smells like something overheated? and sometimes shuts down. I really don't want to replace it. What do you think problem may be?


Answers :

That the cooling fan is not functioning properly
Have you ever cleaned out the inside? Dust collects everywhere. Check the fan(s) operation, the one on top of the CPU and the one in your power supply especially. Power supply fans are notorious for going bad.
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\015\012Note: The above is for desktop PC's. If you have a laptop, you still have cooling fans and may need to clean the unit out inside with compressed air.
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