System fan utility

By erikjm
Feb 4, 2010
  1. Hi i have installed new system fan in my dell dimension 8100, on boot warning says system fan not found, f2 for system fan utility. bios comes up can't find anything for FAN !! can anyone help me?
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,964   +355

    Did you plug it into the same motherboard connector the old fan was connected to?
  3. erikjm

    erikjm TS Rookie Topic Starter

    fan utility

    yes the new fan is plugged into same power connecter double checked, it is pluged in correctly. one reply from another site says i need to replace total mother board! hope this is incorrect!
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,964   +355

    Well, there is always the possibility that the new fan is defective. Can you rule that out?
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