Laptop fan and hard drive light always running/on

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jicedog

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I have an Acer Aspire 5745 that is about 2 or 3 years old. I have been noticing that the hard drive light is either always blinking or always on, also the fan has been running constantly. Because the light is always on, the computer is running extremely slow. Simple and easy tasks such as opening a browser or even turning the volume up or down takes several seconds to 5 minutes.
I have tried uninstalling the antivirus AVG 2013 but it keeps coming up with a java error.
Please help!!
I'm not sure what other information to give. Please let me know what more information you need to help me.
Thanks!

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I am running Windows 7 Home Premium
 

SUEOHIO

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It might mean that the computer needs a good cleaning.laptops dont get as dusty and dirty as desktops but it doesnt hurt to look and see.you might have to take it somewhere and have it checked out.
 

jicedog

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Thanks for your help. I'm not sure if that's going to help but I am looking for something to help with that. Does anybody else have any suggestions?
 
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