cpu fan

By b0b ยท 6 replies
Feb 28, 2006
  1. hey everyone, last night i decided once again it was time to clean the dust from my PC. anyway I removed my cpu fan to get rid of all the dust and put it back, however now when i try to turn the PC on the screen stays black and it doesn't make the usual beep noise, instead it sounds like a small click and nothing happens. the fan is going still so its not the power or anything like that. Any ideas? puke:

    I am going to school now, be back in about 7 hours. Thanks in advance to anyones advice!
  2. Liquidlen

    Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,094

    Welcome to Techspot........... Bob

    Anyway your dilemma begs the question.Since everything was fine before you cleaned up .right?
    Then backtrack. Check all connections(Not seated , reversed etc.) . Where you careful with Static.
    Did you remove cpu from Heatsink ? If not bent pin?
    If yes ... Did you clean and put new paste?
    If all fails , troubleshoot like it was a new build, and disconnect everything eccept the essentials, and go one step at s time.
  3. b0b

    b0b TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes everything was fine before, and I did backtrack, the only thing i can think of is the fan. I checked everything else and it seemed fine. Didn't touch the cpu at all, I was thinking that maybe i didn't put it back in right or something.
  4. OpTiMuSpRiMe

    OpTiMuSpRiMe TS Rookie Posts: 156

    well for one the cpu fan not being connected or not running will not keep the system from showing an image on the monitor.. you need to retake all steps and make sure that you have all the needed wires on the mother board in the right places so on and so forth... good luck mate
  5. b0b

    b0b TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hmmm thanks, still no luck I will probably take it somewhere tomorow to get it looked at. :suspiciou
  6. problem\wcomput

    problem\wcomput TS Rookie

    New Online

    Hey What They Do Or Did You Do To Fix The Problem That You Have In Your Computer Because I Have The Same Problem
  7. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,333   +101

    "Problem\wcomput", this thread is two years old and the thread-starter probably won't reply. If you'd like help with your issue, start your own thread.
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