I don't have Ron's message, but it's common knowledge that fans wear out. When they are dying they often get noisy. Heat will kill a CPU because a 5-15 dollar fan has failed. Your friend should have his fan replaced, unless he likes throwing away money. ----- Original Message ----- From: "sam" <samyci@xxxxxxxxxxx> > helllo friends , > > i have an unusual request of help. > > during the last hour i was doing a search in the archives of the list on > Yahoo . > > i am looking for an old message i think it is from Ron Allen , in which > he tells us about how he lost a computer because of not changing the fan. > > a friend of mine said to me yesterday that his fan is very old and making > much noise. > > i want to send him this message in order to make him aware of how > important and urgent (!) it is to replace an old and noisy fan. > > maybe someone of the group has saved this message ? > > i arrived to some messages about fans , yes , but not to this specific > one lol > > or maybe the story is in another message, who's subject is not fans? > > thanks for any help > > samy - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface at http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/24hrsupport.htm.