alert - fan failure

  pookie 09:57 26 Jan 04
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hi

friend at work has just booted up an had an 'alert - fan update' message up. this was before windows xp screen came up. one option was press f2 key to continue which we did and it worked ok

have you come across this before?

P

  Jester2K 10:00 26 Jan 04

Open the case and see if a fan has failed or is stalling on start up.

  pookie 10:25 26 Jan 04

hi and thanks

she's just had a microsoft error message (i didn't see it) but something like fan has exceed critical limit (or threshold). i've unplugged in meantime - unsure whether to open case as quite new pc and don't want to viod any

checking paperwork for date of purchase/etc

P

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