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CPU Fan error after complete power off (including PSU) - CPU idles at 100C

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#1 Iamazn


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Posted 20 August 2016 - 05:25 PM

Last night, I completely powered off my desktop, including the PSU. After I turned it on, I got a CPU fan error. I ignored it and restarted the computer because I assumed it was a glitch or something. I got the same error (CPU fan error) and ignored it again because the fans were all spinning. I booted into Windows 7 and everything seemed fine. I left the computer on overnight. When I woke up to use the computer, it was very sluggish. I normally leave the computer on 24/7 and this has never happened. I restarted and got the same CPU fan error. I ignored it again and booted into Windows 7. After about 5 minutes of use (internet browsing), I opened OpenHardwareMonitor and noticed that my CPU temp was 100C. GPU temperature is normal, about 40C. I've had this build for ~4 years and this has never happened. Sorry if this is the wrong forum.

Motherboard: ASUS Maximus V Formula
CPU: Intel i7 3770k
Cooler: Corsair H100



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#2 hamluis



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Posted 21 August 2016 - 11:47 AM

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  List last 10 Event Viewer log
  List Installed Programs
  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.

   Go to Piriform's website, and download the free version on the left.  Click Download from Piriform.com (the FileHippo link requires an extra click). Or if you want to use a portable version of Speccy (which doesn't require installation), click the builds page link and download the portable version. You will now be asked where you want to save the file. The best place to put it is the Desktop, as it will be easy to find later.

    After the file finishes downloading, you are ready to run Speccy. If you downloaded the installer, simply double-click on it and follow the prompts until installation is complete. If you downloaded the portable version, you will need to unzip it before use. Right-click the ZIP file and click Extract all. Click Next. Open up the extracted folder and double-click on Speccy.
     Once inside Speccy, it will look similar to this (with your computer's specifications, of course): p22004369.gif

     Now, at the top, click File > Publish Snapshot. You will see the following prompt:


     Click Yes > then Copy to Clipboard


Now, once you are back in the forum topic you are posting in, click the p22004370.gif button. Right-click in the empty space of the Reply box and click Paste. Then, click Add Reply below the Reply box.



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