Having problems with your Dell Dimension 4600C PC Desktop ?

Heat sink well it fell off looking inside one of the loops hold down is missing what now


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The heatsink needs to be clamped down to the cpu. if there is a clamp missing i would not use the pc until it is replaced.
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