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I replaced the motherboard in my presario 1245. It boots up and runs find until it gets too hot. I replaced the fan with a new one still doesn't run.

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  • d_rudrow Mar 06, 2009

    My question was for a Compaq laptop 1245 computer. I installed an motherboard in it last week and the computer boots up and runs just fine, until it gets too hot. The fan isn't running. What is the problem?

  • d_rudrow Mar 07, 2009

    I get a dailog box stateing Check sum bad.

    While intialing device IOS PC STATS.com

    0028:C0005338 in VXD VMM (01) + 0004338
    Is there a VXD file that is causing the problem?

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You say you replaced the fan, But did you also replace the heatsink? If not please check that

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If you are 100% sure that the fan is OK , that the fan wiring is OK , and the fan is not starting when CPU gets over the critical temperature, then you have a faulty motherboard.

What happens is that the motherboard has either a defective temp sensor, or there is a broblem on motherboard cooling system socket.

To test the socket you just test that there is voltage in it .

To test the thermic sensor you connect a couple of different fans that you know are working to the motherboard, if they do not start, then the sensor is bad.

Motherboard are considered not serviceable at component level, if you have this kind of fault, then replace the motherboard.

The problem is however quite unusual , I have seen this happening (fan not starting up because of faulty MB) only a couple of times in my career.

Ensure first that you have not broken cooling fan contacts on wiring or connector, and that the fan is starting properly.

Also ensure you have used coolant paste between CPU surface and cooling system.

If windows start Download SpeedFan
to test your CPU temp.

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Many thanks.


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As you have replaced the motherboard I don't see why the fan wouldn't run. Is it wired correctly? 3 pins I assume, check that they are connected properly.

So you have replaced both, the motherboard and the fan?

If everything is wired properly the fan is not getting power from the motherboard. a work around would be to get power to the fan elsewhere, for example from usb port. USB gives +5, usb pinout
http://pinouts.ru/Slots/USB_pinout.shtml

other possibility would be to wire the fan to the motherboard so that it gets the required voltage. Thats a bit more advanced modification and if you decide to do such modification note that it will void any warranty you have and you will need to find a proper source for the voltage and then wire the ground to a general ground that goes to the battery.

That is possibly dangerious modification, maybe directly to battery contacts.

try that at your own risk.

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IT happen with me , its the fan problem again, make sure when you put the heatsink on top the cpu, this fan should be hooked well and locked well, if you its not hooked on top the cpu you well it causes this problem. also make sure that you putted the thermal glue on top of cpu before you connected the heat sink, also make sure that the heat sink fan works fine.

Best Regards

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

  • If it gets too hot and shut down this is only cause when heat sink is not connected well, so the cpu shut down your computer in order not to be crached, but if i check it and its not hot , this means there is lack of power comes to your board, and this means the power supply is not giving enough current, so check your board how much dc it needs, or check coz some boards need another dc connector in order to boat up.



    Hope for you the best

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If the first one burt out, it would make sense that there is a cooling issue. It would make sense to see why it got that hot before continuing, you may have some dead or dying cooling fans. Have you checked to see if all the fans work and the processor fan and heatsink are working.Don't keep messing with it or you will fry the processor and the ram, aside from the board.

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Check the CPU fan.
check bios CPU speed set it automatic.
set the default settings in bios.
if not work decrease CPU speed from Bios.
also upgarde RAM memory.

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Hi!

Have you overclocked your motherboard? Is the heat sink connected fine?

Please go to bios settings and see the fan settings.

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Replace the power supply.many a times a faulty power supply causes this problem of going off after some time.

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