CPU error message on startup (409 Views)
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Dan Eriksson
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Registered: ‎08-25-2009
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CPU error message on startup

During startup I get the error message "CPU fan missing", and
the computer stop booting.

I have checked the CPU fan, and it is connected properly and is
working fine.

I have tried to clear CMOS, but it didn't help.

I have tried to repetedly press F11 (and all other F's) on
startup but it won't get into the BIOS menu.

I have also tried to do a BIOS crisis manouver, using swith no 7
and a diskette with the latest BIOS ROM on. I didn't help.

How can I proceed?

Best regards
Dan Eriksson
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Ron Silver_1
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Registered: ‎10-25-2004
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Re: CPU error message on startup

What model do you have?
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Dan Eriksson
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Registered: ‎08-25-2009
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Re: CPU error message on startup

Hi Ron

I have an oldie: Vectra VL420.
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Ron Silver_1
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Re: CPU error message on startup

Are all the fans working CPU,Power supply and Case?Are the fans plugged unto the right connectors for your form factor.IE desktop, SFF. See this doc. page 1-9. It is also possible that the sensor on the fan has died.
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Stefan Kühn
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Re: CPU error message on startup

Reseat fan connector. Put in the right way?
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