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On bootup checks, stops at 02FC Main and second fans failed. Black screen with bootup messages. ?Has the MA7 even got two fans? How to correct.

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  • martin108 Jul 26, 2008

    I must admit I thought that too. My daughter is forever running "diagnostic software" which can modify all sorts of things. I discounted the message because I didn't believe two fans could fail together.
    However I found that this PC has only one fan and that had some bum fluff in it. Cleaned it out and all is OK.
    Another example of Bill Gates sloppy programming, the bios must think that it is on a desktop!
    Thanks anyway.


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Sounds like you may have a virus or trojan of some sort. They are hard to get rid of but try downloading avg 8.0 it's free and picks up most trojans and viruses. If you get a black screen with boot message just hit control alt delete together and your pc should bypass this problem and allow you in. If avg doesn't pick up trojan or virus it maybe a software failure but it will usually tell you whats missing and if pc was working fine and just started this it is most likely a virus or trojan

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  • jeff moore Jul 26, 2008

    No probs here to help good luck

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