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\015 Hi,\015\012\015\012My Heat Sink fan, on my Dell Dimension 8400 model, is running like a powerboat in a race. The PC never boots. On occasion the fan will not run and the PC will boot up, but it will only run for a little bit, maybe 2-3 minutes before total freeze up.\015\012\015\012Is this PC done for?\015\012\015\012Thanks in Advance,\015\012Darrick\015

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Hey Darrick, It seems that the fan is full of dust or gone bad. You can open the tower and use a compressed air can to clean out the fan. if cleaning it does not help call Dell sales and order a new heat sink fan.
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