Fan runs on high all the time, even on first startup

By XPbreaker
Aug 4, 2010
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  1. I've got an HP XP pc that the cpu cooling fan runs on high as soon as the pc boots up. I pulled the side cover off to see if the fins were dirty but they are clean, plus it does it on a 'cold' startup. This started after I left it on all night a few days ago. I also noticed that it is slightly slower than before. I have run my virus scan and Malwarebytes but no change.
    I'm affraid there is a cootie in there somewhere, where do I start? :)
  2. esbo

    esbo TS Rookie Posts: 102

    Look at the cpu usage and what is causing high cpu, assuming it is high cpu.
    If it is not then well, thats a problem more serious.

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