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September 14, 2011 4:07:07 AM

Recently my power supply burned out and I had it replaced. Since that time I have paid close attention to the system's temperature through System Mechanic, a product that, among other things, monitors hard drive temperature. Every day, within an hour after I turn the computer on the temperature reaches a warning stage of 104 degrees F., and slowly rises to 112-114 degrees at which time I turn the computer off. Could you advise me on what to do.
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September 14, 2011 5:13:44 AM



Clean all the dust out. Make sure all fans are running. Locate the computer in a place with good air circulation.
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September 14, 2011 12:09:49 PM

Whoever replaced the PSU probably disconnected some fans, and as tig mentioned it would not be a bad idea to blow out any dust at the same time. Run the PC with the case removed so you can see what is or isn't spinning.
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