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Dell 4700C - Thermal Alert

My Dell 4700C keeps having a thermal event. I replaced the power supply and this did not resolve the issue. When I ran the utility setup, it said it had a temperature problem not a fan issue. I also noticed in the event log that the disk has a bad block. Not sure if two items are related. Any suggestions?

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Check your Processor Fan. It might be too much dirty or loose.



Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 30, 2008

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Hi my pc dell 4700c does not power up. Yello light


Most indicative that the power supply may have failed and needs replacement.
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This is likely one of the following:

1) the thermal paste under the fan is dried up and needs to be redone
2) The case needs to be blown out of accumulated dust
3) the motherboard has an electrical problem (old capacitors failing etc.)

It could be all 3 issues.

If you are somewhat skilled the first 2 are easy.

The last one can be fixed in many cases

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If your case conforms to the later ATX spec or some derivative thereof, don't block the hole in the side of the case.

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