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Compaq nx9010 The small Propeller fan behind the above notebook is not moving when i switch on the machine or when i working on the notebook. May i know what is the purpose or function of the fan.

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Hi - What you see is the fan that cools the main processor:

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It will spin to cool the processor when it gets hot so depending on the surrounding air temperature it may not spin. Usually you can feel it spin up briefly when the machine turns on, try placing your hand over the vent when you switch on. If the laptop seems to be running hot & the fan does not spin then you need to get it looked at as overheating will cause a failure in time.

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That fan is important for cooling the laptop's cpu. without it there can be serious damage to the cpu (the brains of the computer). usually it will shut off before there is damage to cpu (thermal shutdown) but not always. have the fan replaced or the dirt and dust cleaned out and perhaps that is all that is stopping it.

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Some laptops have fans controlled by temperature but even then, they normally will be turning at low speed when you first turn the unit on. In a laptop, that small fan may be the only one preventing the premature death of the processor or other hot-running ICs. Desktop PCs have at least two fans; one in the power supply unit, the other mounted atop the microprocessor.  

With the power off, use a prod to see if the fan blades will turn easily. Look at it too with a flashlight to see if it is maybe full of dust clumps that you could remove with tweezers. If it seems sticky, it needs to be replaced; they do not generate enough torque to overcome dust bunnies or bearings that drag on the motor shaft.
No microprocessor runs without generating heat, sometimes a whole lot of heat so the fan is necessary to its survival. I wouldn't use the unit until the fan question is resolved.  

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Hello, this is the inside of your laptop:

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So the fan you see at the rear pulls in cool air for the main processor & it exhausts on the left hand side through a grill which you can see. It should spin up on power up of the laptop & you should fell air moving out of this vent. It is most likely temperature controlled so will only come on when the processor gets hot. If the laptop is running hot and the fan is not spinning you need to have it checked.

You can download the service manual on the following link:

nx9010 service manual

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1. Unplug the AC adapter, if present, and then remove the battery.
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Hello, this is the inside of your laptop:

ddbb582.jpg

So the fan you see at the rear pulls in cool air for the main processor & it exhausts on the left hand side through a grill which you can see. It should spin up on power up of the laptop & you should fell air moving out of this vent. It is most likely temperature controlled so will only come on when the processor gets hot. If the laptop is running hot and the fan is not spinning you need to have it checked.

You can download the service manual on the following link:

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