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It is recommended that you clean the inside of your computer to remove dust every so often (I personally clean mine every 6 months). TechRepublic member sallad61, had just cleaned the inside of their computer only to discover that their heatsink fan is now making a strange noise.
TechRepublic member sallad61 asks, “The fan is running erratic, have only done a full clean & PC was full of dust. I did not replace or pull fan Heatsink from motherboard as (no paste), fan will spin freely but the fan on the sink makes a whirring noise now! Any help please, Gigabytem/board over 8 yrs old, AMD Phenom 555 CPU”
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