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From the google searches i've done I've come to the conclusion that the loud beeping i'm hearing on start up is caused by too much dust/ build up on my cooling fans. The only problem is I know little compared to most of the people on here about computers. Is the best way to clean the fans to take the back of my computer apart? it wouldn't be safe to dust with compressed air without first taking it off...i'm assuming all the dust would be pushed INSIDE the PC.

Can anyone give me pointers if i were to attempt to clean my computer myself?
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Turn off the PC
Open the case.
Ground yourself by touching a metal part of the case before doing anything more.
HOLD the fan blade with your finger to prevent it from spinning too fast.
Blast the CPU heatsink, fans, and any visible dust with the compressed air.
Wear a mask or be prepared to cough....
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