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

Noisy fan - ~Dell Dimension 5150 (3 years old)

\015 I have a noisy fan and some processor hungry program which I can't find.\015\012When the processor is on 100% - the fan spins really fast and rattles.\015\012Are these problems connected or two separate issues?\015\012Apart from the processor hogging problem (not continuous) - and the fan noise - the pc is working fine.\015\012There seems to be several programs on the processes part of Task Manager called svchost.exe and one of them seems to be the processor hogger!\015\012Thanks - June\015

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As for the fan check it inside the pc sounds like you may be missing a screw
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