Having problems with your Dell Dimension 8400 Desktop P4 630 3G 1GB 160GB XP Media Center ?

The fan in modem makes loud noises at times - Dell Dimension 8400 Desktop P4 630 3G 1GB 160GB XP Media Center


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Modems don't have fans.
I think you mean your fan in the computer makes a loud noise. Some computers have settings where the fan speeds up if you are doing a lot of things--making the computer work harder.
Some fans make noise just before they fail. Depends on the type of noise. If it's a sound that has a lot of rattling in it or maybe a high screeching sound, I'm thinking you'll be needing a new fan. Probably a CPU fan is the culprit. Also, fans on video cards often go bad--so you'll have to open the case and listen to where the sound comes from.
That part is not the modem it is a video card . as a temp . solution you may open the case clean the fan with a vacume cleaner and spry a bit of WD40
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