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I've noticed when downloading something, or even going ot IE, my fan seems to go faster, but then slows down again. What could be making this happen. I have windows xp service pack 2. Thank you
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Your computer processor is heating up, causing the fan to run faster. If its been over 6months since you cleaned out the computer with air and or a vacuum cleaner, this might mean its time.
Computers will fill with more dust that you can believe..
I don't know squat about laptops, but desktops usually are easy to take a side panel off and then use canned air to clean things out.
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Do not us a vacuum cleaner to clean out a computer.
1. You could knock components off/ loose while using the vacuum nozzle in the computer.
2. A vacuum/ motor to close to a computer could cause destruction to the sensitive components. A vacuum has a motor which causes magnetism which will wipe out the components.

The best (and recommended) way is compressed air. Clean all fans and the blades on the fans.
Do this with power off.
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Thank you both for the suggestions, I will see if cleaning it will make the difference!

Thanks again
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