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Hello there iainmurray_m.
\015\012You have a desktop PC with an internal fan that is overheating, correct?
\015\012If so, without delay replace the likely failing fan.
\015\012If the fan is atop your CPU heatsink assembly, SHUTDOWN PC RIGHT NOW AND REPLACE IT BEFORE YOU FRY YOUR CPU CHIP!
\015\012Good luck, and please do post back ...
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