PC problem

  loopyloo 16:24 24 Nov 2003
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Please can someone tell me if I have a problem with my computer. I have noticed over the past few days when I switch it on it makes a whirling/wound down sound. I t only lasts for a few seconds and everything boots my correctly and the machine works fine, but in the past I've had so many problems with computers breaking down I want to make sure I catch anything before it gets serious. Could it be the motherboard.

  Lozzy 16:25 24 Nov 2003

How old is your PC and what the make and model?

  loopyloo 16:26 24 Nov 2003

My computer is just 1 year old and a Medion PC

  alcudia 16:27 24 Nov 2003

Could be the fan struggling to get going from cold.

  plankton 17:14 24 Nov 2003

Do you feel confident in taking it apart, and gently brushing the dust off the fans (cpu and case) with a soft paintbrush?

My Pc is just over a year old, and it started making noises - cleaned up the blades on the fans, and its all gone quite again.

  canard 22:40 24 Nov 2003

Is there a disc in your CD player?

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