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HELP with cpu fan

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omg !!! i turn on my hp pavilion and it gives me the message "cpu fan failed will power down in 5 seconds " then shuts down .
where is the cpu fan located and what can i do to fix it ???????.i have looked and i cant see where it would even plug into .please help :)

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thanx sheena

Edited by ~Kat~, 03 October 2005 - 08:07 AM.

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Emery Herman

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The CPU fan is located on your CPU. Look for a fan or heatsink on your motherboard and see if there are any loose wires unplugged. Plug everything in and see if it works normally.
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    The Leather Lady

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Without your CPU fan, your processor will fry. Fans are cheap (maybe $5-10) and you need one that works.

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turn the machine off and leave it off....pull the old fan off and bring it with you to a computer supply store get them to match the fan up for you..
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