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CPU fan stops, computer shuts down

My CPU fan shuts off, I get a warning that CPU fan is not working and the computer will shutdown. Tried new fan, but have the same problem. Plugged the fan into a different spot and it works as it should. I still get the same warning and eventual shutdown. Any sugestions?

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You must have the CPU fan plugged into the CPU fan power connector or the system can not monitor the fans speed. Your PC will shut down & give you that message. (The fan must be connected to the correct power plug).
If when you did replace the CPU's fan & had to remove the heat sink, which is where the fan screws into & did not clean the old thermal grease off the CPU & heatsink & replace with new thermal grease than your CPU will still overheat. If you add thermal grease over top of old thermal grease your CPU will over heat.
This is all a balancing act. If any one is not correct your system will shut down. (This is better than killing the CPU).
To remove old thermal grease use a clean cloth damped with house hold alcohol & use the same on the bottom of the heatsink. Please allow plenty of time for the alcohol to dry.

Good Luck! Take your time.
Mike

Posted on Mar 30, 2008

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