CPU Fan not working.

  Jowens06 15:21 29 Jan 2015
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My CPU Fan is not working, I have checked that it is plugged in and clear of any dust yet it still refuses to turn work. any suggestions?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:41 29 Jan 2015

does the fan soin by hand?

Either bad fan or bad motherboard not supplying a voltage to the connection

  rickf 16:43 29 Jan 2015

These things do die. Get a new one.

  wee eddie 18:15 29 Jan 2015

The fans are fairly standard and usually have just 4 screws up. Your main problem will be how the wires have been connected but even that's usually simple

  alanrwood 20:40 29 Jan 2015

There are usually more than one fan connection on the motherboard. Try plugging it in one of those to see if the fan then works. If it fires up shut down straight away.

It is also not very clear if the computer actually fires up as if the CPU fan does not start the CPU would usually fry reasonably quickly.

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