Cooling Fan Problem

By jdagley5150
Nov 3, 2005
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  1. My wifes computer is a Dell Dimension 4550. Yesterday we noticed her cooling fan constantly runs and does not shut off. I have tried going into bios to check temp inside computer and option is not there in bios to do so. I opened computer up and cleaned it really well and it does not seem hot inside at all. Could someone give me some ideas. It has two fans inside. A real big one and small one and they both seem to be constantly running. Is this a problem we should worry about. Help and thanks so much.
  2. DonNagual

    DonNagual TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 3,565

    The fans should always be running in order to keep a constant flow of air going through your case. If those fans stop, you will run into cooling problems.

    It is normal that they are always on.
  3. niceboy

    niceboy Newcomer, in training Posts: 57

    Start worrying only when the fans stop working. No problems at all now.
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