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iMac - Strange and worrisome noise


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Not sure if it's coming from the ventilation fan or something else. The computer seems to function okay, but it worries me just the same. Just started today. The computer abruptly crashed. When I rebooted it, it restarted with a blast of dust from inside the monitor and the noise began. I've rebooted several times since. It won't stop.

Is this just a matter of replacing the fan, or there something else going on here?
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Is the fan running when the Mac is on normally?

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How old is this iMac of yours?
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