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How do I fix a Lenovo Thinkpad fan error?

How do I fix a Lenovo Thinkpad fan error?

If the fan error yet comes up, you will need to power cycle your laptop. Disconnect from the AC power and remove the laptop’s battery. Hold down the power button for 30 seconds and replace the battery and reconnect to the AC adapter and power up.

Why does my Lenovo keep saying fan error?

The Thinkpad fan error indicates the fan is not operating sufficiently to cool the hardware. This places the computer at risk and generates an error or automatic safety shutdown.

Why does my computer keep saying fan error?

What Causes CPU Fan Errors? A CPU fan error on start-up is typically due to physical damage to the fan, incorrect settings, or external factors causing the computer to overheat and force the fan to run at unusually high speeds. Dust or other objects obstructing the device’s air vents can also cause CPU fan errors.

How do I clean the fan on my Lenovo laptop?

Using compressed air can done on a lateral sweeping can be done first and then turning it back on to allow the fan to blow out the other dust our of the vents then turn off to sweep the dust again.

How do you reset a computer fan?

Shut down your PC. Press the power button and immediately press F2 to enter into BIOS setup. Press F9 (or the load defaults button shown on the BIOS screen) to reset your BIOS. Press Esc or F10 and select “save and Exit” press Enter and allow your system to restart then check if the fan now works.

What happens if laptop fan is not working?

This message usually appears when your laptop’s fan isn’t working properly, leaving your machine vulnerable to overheating. In most cases, your laptop shuts down shortly after alerting you to your cooling problem, effectively putting an end to your ability to keep using it.

How do I check if my laptop is working properly?

Windows

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select the Control Panel.
  3. Select System. Some users will have to select System and Security, and then select System from the next window.
  4. Select the General tab. Here you can find your processor type and speed, its amount of memory (or RAM), and your operating system.