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My computer started to have this weird noise about 3 weeks ago. when it started it wasnt everyday and I would re start and it would stop. About 4 days ago it started and doesnt stop. Its a constant noise, maybe in the fan, I dont know...


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Hello aneleopolski,

It could be that there is something obstructing the fan, as this is the major source for noise from a PC.

If you know how, open the side panel of the PC cabinet and inspect the fan. Make sure the fan grille is not dented or touching the fan in any way. Also make sure that the fan is in an exact upright position, as even a slight tilt can cause the fan to create a noise.
Make sure there are no loose parts in the cabinet, small pieces of plastic, loose screws, etc. Also make sure that when you replace the cabinet panel, there are no wires touching the fan grille. If there are wires running around the fan, try to tape them together and to the panel away from the fan.

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