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Processor fan blowing very hard

Q: Processor fan blowing very hard

I was just curious my processor fan seems to blow really hard and sounds like a jet engine taking off lol is that normal or should I be concerned?

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A: Processor fan blowing very hard

What motherboard do you have?
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Everything was fine until today. The battery is dead, and when I turned it on this morning, I forgot to plug the power cord into the wall. It booted up fine, then I noticed the battery icon indicating low battery, and before I realized it, the computer shut off. This usually happens when the power cord is not connected. So now when I run the computer, the fan is going crazy and it's really working hard. It doesn't seem to stop, and I have let it run for like 6 minutes. I wasn't sure if I was hurting the computer so I shut it off. Any thoughts as to what is happening? The computer is not hot at all.

A:[SOLVED] Fan blowing so hard


If it hasn't been used for six months, its very likely installing MS updates and its actually the hard drive spinning faster than usual because of the extra work load.

Do you see any evidence that this is the case?
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good, as it is removing the hot air from INSIDE the case, keeping the interior cooler.

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Is this correct or should one of them be sucking air out?

The power supply also has it's own fan as does the Graphics card.

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Further to my question above; which if possible I would love someone to answer fairly quickly to put my mind at rest, am I assuming correctly that the high temperature of the cpu is why it is only running at 1306Mhz which is half it's rated 2612Mhz.

I have just checked and the temperature is now 83 degrees C and it is running at full speed.
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You should print out these instructions, or copy them to a NotePad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because you will not be able to connect to the Internet to read from this site.

Please download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri)
Extract the content (a folder named SmitfraudFix) to your Desktop.

Next, please reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter".
Choose your usual account.
Once in Safe Mode, open the SmitfraudFix folder again and double-click smitfraudfix.cmd
Select option #2 - Clean by typing 2 and press "Enter" to delete infected files.

You will be prompted: "Registry cleaning - Do you want to clean the registry?"; answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter" in order to remove the Desktop background and clean registry keys associated with the infection.

The tool will now check if wininet.dll is infected. You may be prompted to replace the infected file (if found); answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter".

The tool may need to restart your computer to finish the cleaning process; if it doesn't, please restart it into Normal Windows.

A text file will appear onscreen, with results from the cleaning process; please copy/paste the content of that report into your next reply along with a new hijack log.

The report can also be found at the root of the system drive, usually at C:\rapport.txt

Warning: running option #2 on a non infected computer will remove your Desktop background.
Download Superantispyware (SAS) free home version

Install it and double-click the icon on your desktop to run it.
· It will ask if you want to update the program definitions, click Yes.
· Under Configuration and Preferences, click the Preferences button.
· Click the Scanning Control tab.
· Under Scanner Options make sure the following are checked:
o Close browsers before scanning
o Scan for tracking cookies
o Terminate memory threats before quarantining.
o Please leave the others unchecked.
o Click the Close button to leave the control center screen.
· On the main screen, under Scan for Harmful Software click Scan your computer.
· On the left check C:\Fixed Drive.
· On the right, under Complete Scan, choose Perform Complete Scan.
· Click Next to start the scan. Please be patient while it scans your computer.
· After the scan is complete a summary box will appear. Click OK.
· Make sure everything in the white box has a check next to it, then click Next.
· It will quarantine what it found and if it asks if you want to reboot, click Yes.
· To retrieve the removal information for me please do the following:
o After reboot, double-click the SUPERAntispyware icon on your desktop.
o Click Preferences. Click the Statistics/Logs tab.
o Under Scanner Logs, double-click SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log.
o It will open in your default text editor (such as Notepad/Wordpad).
o Please highlight everything in the notepad, then right-click and choose copy.
· Click close and close again to exit the program.
· Please paste that information here for me with a new HijackThis log.

This will take some time!!!!!!!!
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Ahhhhhh, help me!!!! Srry, just wanted to reactivate my post, lol.
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A:PSU Blowing out Cool Air?

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Nothing to worry about.

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A:New processor/PC - Old hard drive

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A:Blowing Power Supplies

Buy a good name brand PSU, not a generic one.

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Hello Matt Rosenlum and welcome to Bleeping Computer!I apologize for the delay.I am D-FRED-BROWN and I will be helping you. Please print or save this topic: it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps. Go ahead and disable any antivirus scans you may have running. As you noticed, they will attempt to quarantine the aforementioned file, and cause the system to become unusable. We'll take care of the file manually ---------Let's take some preliminary steps to ensure that we will be cleaning the computer safely :BackupYour Registry with ERUNTPlease go here, scroll down to ERUNT, and download.For version with the Installer:
Use the setup program to install ERUNT on your computerFor the zipped version:
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And here are my logs. Since I didn't attach the attach.txt log and ark.txt log, they're through these Filedropper links. By the way, I'm running a 65-bit Windows 7 system.



DDS log:
DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Run by Finn at 13:36:20 on 2011-11-16
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.3956.2203 [GMT -8:00]
AV: ESET Smart Security 4.2 *Disabled/Updated* {77DEAFED-8149-104B-25A1-21771CA47CD1}
SP: ESET Smart Security 4.2 *Disabled/Updated* {CCBF4E09-A773-1FC5-1F11-1A056723366C}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
FW: ESET Personal firewall *Disabled* {4FE52EC8-CB26-1113-0EFE-8842E2773BAA}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\LSI SoftModem\agr64svc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer ePower Management\ePowerSvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\Registration\GregHSRW.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Management Engine Components\LMS\LMS.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSVC.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAANTMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSvcM.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVCpl64.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer ePower Management\ePowerTray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer ePower Management\ePowerEvent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\distnoted.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CCC.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
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