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I GOT A e-3200 SERIES GATEWAY DESKTOP AND THE CPU FAN MORTOR WONT WORK. WHY
What is a heatsink? My fan dont have anything attached to it, just a fan sititng up front cooling off the cpu a few inches away in front. Ned a new one and the darn vido plugin keeps failing, restarting and failing again. Temermental. Its a gateway E-3200 300 series. email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on Feb 29, 2008
The fan could simply be clogged and is held stil, or it needs to be lubricated, remove the fan, on the rear there will be a sticker covering a small hole, carefully peel back sticker, dont take it off, it stops dust geting in there, under that sticker will be the bearings, spray a small amount of a general lubricant or oil in there, and turn it with your hand until it is free and easy, mount it back on heatsink and it should work, failing that try a new fan
Posted on Feb 27, 2008
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