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Thermal Sensing error

I keep getting this message "thermal sensing error" every time I switch on my thinkpad what does this mean?

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  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    i notice that fan not work

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"Thermal sensor error" just means "Broken fan".

Posted on Mar 10, 2010

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SOURCE: I keep getting this message "thermal sensing error"

Probably the monitor-chip on the board is working inproperly.

Consult the vendor or manufacuturer.

But before this, you may download new monitor driver from the manufacturer.

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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