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Clicking/banging noise - IBM thinkcentre

By amgil
Jun 10, 2013
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  1. Hello to all
    I am not technicaly of a high standard, so any advice given would be appreciated if it was quite simple please.
    I have an old IBM thinkcentre and it has made a regular loud clicking/banging sound for a few months now, any help would be appreciatted. thank you in advance.

    Alan
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,213   +230

    Fan or hard drive noise simple...
     
  3. amgil

    amgil TS Member Topic Starter

    What is the solution?
     
  4. amgil

    amgil TS Member Topic Starter

    What is the solution?
     
  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,213   +230

    Open the case and see if you can determine where the noise is coming from exactly. What ever is making the noise will have to be replaced...
     
  6. amgil

    amgil TS Member Topic Starter

    Ok, thanks! I am not 100% sure where it's coming from to be honest, but when my pc is slow the noise gets quicker?
     
  7. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,213   +230

    Probably a bad fan. If it is the CPU cooling fan you may want a computer service center to fix it for you
     

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