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Whenever I try to start the HP 1170N PC, it will not show anything on the screen except some error messages. The fan will make sounds as if something is getting stuck. But when I tilt the Unit to one side, the fan noice goes offand the unit starts without any problem. When the unit is opened , no problem with fan or any wiring etc. What do you think the problem could be? It is consistent problem for the last few weeks.

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The fan may be faulty.
The fan blades is hitting a wire or connector when the computer is in an upright position, but is clear when the case is opened.

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