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    Jul 15, 2013
    Question Runaway fan
    Hi I am using OX 10.8.4 on an MBA 11" mid 2011 (4,1) with an LED Cinema display.

    The fan has been speeding up lately for no reason I can find. Activity Monitor sheds no light (though I may not know what to look for).

    Any thoughts--it never used to do this . . .



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    Jan 23, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
    If the fan is speeding up when you're working on that 90+ page Word document, I can understand why. Take a look at my reply to your other question regarding how much disk space you have left and the amount of memory your Air has to work with.

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