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Cpu man error

Hi. i just installed a Zalman cnps9500 AT cpu heatsink/fan.
when i start up my computer, there is an error saying "CPU fan error"
On the manual for the fan, it has a section saying "Notes on Usage"
it states that "The operation of the PWM fan varies depending on the M/B setting. Please activate the PWM control mode from bios after installing. How do i do that? thanks for any help

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The first screen you see should prompt you to hit a key to enter the bios
such as f2 or del ( delete)

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Replacing the heatsink fan on a PC is not a difficult job, but it pays to be thorough, especially with cleaning the top of the CPU die before replacing the fan.

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