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CPU fan fail or speed too low warning message.

I recently open up my Dell Inspiron 531 computer to clean out all the dust. I unscrewed the processor to clean it and I screwed it back on correctly. And of course I blow any fan and inside the power supply aswell. Now before I did this, I had no error messages before. After I do the cleaning, I put everything back the way it should be and turn the computer back on and now I have a warning saying CPU fan fail or speed too slow. What should I do about this problem?

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For sure you have done something wrong in fixing up, re-check that you havent unplugged the fan aur havent damged the wires aur there jacks.
one possibilty maybe that you have cleaned the material present between fan and processor which is responsible for heat conduction.

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