and you push a lever by mistake, don’t just wonder what it was and close up. After I had the new memory installed (runs good), the fan just kept running and running. Very annoying, yet it didn’t do this before I installed the new RAM. So, I unplugged the power cord, pushed the on button to release any electrical remnants or whatever you call them (the light came on, albeit very shortly). I laid the thing on its side (with all other cords still attached, I know, my bad, should have all powered things off) and checked out the fan. It wasn’t seated. Pushing that lever moved the fan. And it was very, very dusty. I covered up the open computer with a towel and got a straw and blew out the fan. Brian saw what I was doing and went out to start the big air compressor, brought the compressor hose in and blew that sucker out. No more dust, no more dirt. I put it back into place, shut the computer up, plugged it in and we have quiet.
It’s so nice.
It’s so quiet, I actually started wondering if the fan was even working. Did a quick Google search to find out the computer won’t start up without a working fan. So, we’re good. And we’re fast. And maybe now, when I play a game, it won’t crap out like they used to.
One can only hope.