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If I go into the ML6227b BIOS the cpu fan comes on and off correctly. If I try to load Windows the cpu fan stays off until the laptop freezes because the laptop has over-heated. Please help. Mike

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In the bios there should be a option for cpu fan operation.Set it for always on.You may need to reinstall your chipset or motherboard drivers also.

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