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Fan error the cpu fan was broken by compressed air I have replaced it but it still won't start up I am hoping to isolate the location of the fan control on the motherboard

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Compressed air can cause the formation of very high static voltages which can cause semiconductors to fail instantly. I learned this the hard way. . .

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