Having problems with your Dell OptiPlex 620 PC Desktop ?

Our 15 OptiPlex 620s are all running hard - and LOUDLY - far more often than they should. My questions are: 1) Is it alright to clean the inside of each one with compressed air?, and 2) If so, how do I get the cover off to do that?

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These particular Dell systems suffered from a problem endemic in the Hardware world about 4 - 5 years ago. THe electrolyte in the Capacitors made by a Japanese company was badly defective so that it "dies" after 1 to 3 years. Thats why all you PCs fans are goin nuts and spinning madly. Dell used to have a policy of replacing the motherboards for FREE. If you contact your local Dell office they will let you know more about this. Hope they fix them for free for you. PS I am a Dell Certified System Engineer so this is 100% fact.
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