Having problems with your Gateway SX2800-01 PC Desktop ?

Is it ok to lay this computer on it's side?

\015 The DVD slot is on the front and when I turn this on it's side, it opens up flat instead of on the side. The tower has a hum and rattles and drives me crazy every once in a while - like something is loose. When I put my hand on the side, the rattle/hum stops but when I remove my hand, it starts up again. So, I have laid it on it's side and the hum hasn't come back. Am I asking for trouble?\015

Answers :

Yes it is ok to lay it on its side. this doesn't solve anything other than you the thing that is loose doesn't rattle as badly but whatever is causing the problem is not fixed. suggest a qualified computer repair tech look at system.
Hi,

Yes you can lay the computer on its side. With it facing towards you carefully lay it on it's right hand side and don't place anything heavy on it while it's on it's side.

Many Dells are designed to stand up or lay on their sides, it should be safe and won't cause you any trouble.


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