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"CPUFAN does not function properly!!"

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I recently brought a new CPU fan (A 'Speeze CPU Raptor Cool 1' to be specific), because the old one is as noisy as a tank. Ive checked its compatability with my AMD chip and it is fully supported, no doubt. Ive now attempted to install the fan 3 times, and it still wont work "properly". Once ive put the new fan in place and turn on my computer it starts bleeping and gives me the error message "CPUFAN does not function properly!!" and then shuts down my computer. The fan is actually spinning. Does anybody have any suggestions to solve the problem? OR is this just a faulty fan which needs replacing? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanx

- Emmel
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go in the bios find PC HEALTH STATUS and disable DETECT CPUFAN status.
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by:Emmel
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I cannot get into my bios settings. The error message is the first thing to be displayed.
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by:haoss
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can you put back the old fan and then you can chech the bios.
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what matherboard you use?
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by:Emmel
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Ah, yes i i can change the settings with the old fan in. But is it going to be safe disabling this feature ?
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by:haoss
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after you can put MBM 5.3.5.0. that's motherboard monitor to control CPU temperature.
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So without this feature enabled there's a possibility my chip could overheat ? Anyway ill give it a go, thanx for the advice.
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by:haoss
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bios control the CPU temperature there must be some settings to control overheating. wich matherboard you use?
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Its a Jetway. Yes ive found another feature which prevents overheating, thanx alot.
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Make sure motherboard's jumpers for the CPU's External Frequency, CPU's Frequency Ratio and CPU's Voltage (if applicable) are set correctly.
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