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Fan cycles to high speed

Dell Dimmension 5100 fan cyles to high speed even after all the dust clean out, and sometimes reboots by itself

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  • btherman25 Feb 24, 2009

    Was able to do that, but then decide to go back to default settings. The computer will randomly restart, I have heard this is a problem with this model DELL 5100 Dimension. Not sure if it's the mother board, cpu or the fan feedback circuit. Any thoughts?

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Change the settings in BIOS, while the computer restarts, quickly press F2 or the DEL key on your keyborad (it depends on the computer which button is to enter BIOS), there you can change the fan speed to work at which speed, but beware with the settings, you might spoil things up, find for Advanced settings tab and you may find it there.. was that helpful?

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