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System fan error

Hi i have a small problem for you to solve. Recentley i had a error warnig me that the system fan had failed.I have replaced the fan whith a new one but i still get the error telling me that the system fan is not working. what can i do to to correct this problem. the motherboard is a rc410-m rev 1.01 I would be greatful for any help you could give me.
thank you. Brian.

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Just check that (1)you have installed the fan properly
(2)connected the supply to the fan correctly
(3) the fan is actually running when you switch on the PC.
also clear the dirt which has accumulated in the heat sink. While doing all this , ensure to use antistatic means.
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Just found this, hope it helps.

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