Having problems with your Dell Dimension 5150 (DIM515MIN) PC Desktop ?

Noisy fan Hi there - I have a Dell Dimension 5150 desktop and in the last couple of months the fan has made more noise and not only that - when I look in TASK MANAGER - my processor is sometimes on 100% (along with the noisy fan). Are they connected? Sometimes - it's something called svchost.exe - which is hogging the processor. Are they connected? or is it two different problems? Apart from this (it's not constant noise - just every so often) - the pc works fine. Thanks - June


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The 100% noisiest fan is the hardware things and the svchost is the software problem...first thing you can check the svchost to remove the malwarebytes or trojan remover..second things you can fix the noisiest fan by cleaning the fan or replacing the fan.
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