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CPU makes a weird noise as if plane is taking off and goes on making it even after it been booted?

By Upinder
Sep 1, 2012
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  1. CPU makes a weird noise as if plane is taking off and goes on making it even after it been booted? And once rebooted it just freezes but the noise is still there? Can any someone please help?
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,227   +232

    It is not the CPU, it is the CPU's cooling fan. What are this computers make and model?
     
  3. Upinder

    Upinder TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks. The make is Acer and model is Aspire SA80. I thinking of opening the tower and cleaning the fan and see if it will make a difference. Any advise.

    Cheers!

    Upinder
     
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,398   +2,796

  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,227   +232

    It may have bad bearings, and need to be replaced, but it's worth a look :)
     
  6. hood6558

    hood6558 TS Addict Posts: 239   +58

    Sounds like my old Dell Dimension 8300 - when the heat sink got clogged with dust, the fan would get louder until it sounded like a hair dryer. Usually just blowing out the dust will quiet things down.
     

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