System fan failure

  kalstras 08:10 05 Jun 2009

I turned on my computer this morning and the black screen met me rather than my colourful password that I am so accustomed to. It Read...

"EEROR": System Fan Has Failed
Service PC Service PC to Prevent Damage to the System
Press F2 to Continue

Where can I get a fan for my system online and do it myself?

HP Pavilion Media Centre

Thanks in advance

  Graham. 09:14 05 Jun 2009

Disconnect from mains, remove side panel and touch the metalwork. Locate the CPU fan, it may just need cleaning.

  kalstras 09:56 05 Jun 2009

Thanks will look into it, I have two fans in my comp, will it burn up if I run it without doing this ASAP?

  Batch 11:35 05 Jun 2009

Quite possibly

  Batch 11:38 05 Jun 2009

Also see:

click here

And generally search web for articles on replacing PC fans

  kalstras 12:26 05 Jun 2009

thanks everyone, will be cleaning out the cobwebs later but for now it's safely off (laptop is a back up)


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