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Computer refuses to start due to fan error


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#1 bluescreenedagain

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Posted 06 April 2010 - 02:21 PM

My internal fan had been having issues and it won't run at all anymore, so I got an external USB fan. However, even though the usb fan works as it should, my computer refuses to load because it says the internal fan has an error. I can't even get into the bios settings because it loads the error screen before anything else. Is there any way I can get this error to stop happening so I can get logged onto my computer? The usb fan should keep it cool enough and I have speedfan to monitor the temperature, but the fact that it just refuses to load anything is the biggest problem right now.

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Posted 06 April 2010 - 02:31 PM

Most motherboard BIOSes have a setting under pc monitoring or something along those lines-that have an option to disable fan errors/etc. If not, why not buy a cheap fan that plugs into the motherboard fan header?

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Posted 06 April 2010 - 02:32 PM

Just wondering as well is the old fan still plugged in?
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Posted 06 April 2010 - 02:42 PM

I also would disconnect the old if it's malfunctioning, system not using it. Should stop the error message.

Actually, I would have gotten a replacement by now and installed same.

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