Having problems with your HP Pavilion a800n (PP163AA) PC Desktop ?

My hp pavilion a800n's fan won't turn off

\015 I'm not sure if this is due to a virus, but it happened after what we thought was a virus or something trying to download onto our computer. The fan has not shut off for the last five days or so and the computer is just plain slow to react, word documents are slow to open and print, it's slow just to scroll down to view this website, it's slow to pull up Outlook, slow to pull up a reply to an email, slow to search the web, slow to react to my typing on the keyboard, etc. Please advise. Thank you!\015

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It is possible that your computer is simply overheating causing it to slow down. There are a few ways to check this. Enter the BIOS and go to the hardware monitor, what temperatures does the computer read both for the CPU and the Motherboard? Another option is to install and run a program called HWmonitor that can be found here. Report back when you can.
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