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Question "Cpu fan error!" on boot, and rapidly increasing cpu temperature in BIOS

Jun 6, 2020
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Cpu is i5 4460.

I reapplied thermal paste (and ofc I had to unninstall and install the Intel Stock Cpu cooler) and when I tried to boot the PC, I had this error message.

I reapplied thermal paste AGAIN and its still the same problem. I am sure the Cooler cable is connected to the Motherboard and the 4 push pins of Cpu cooler are in (with the exception of 1 think).

The cpu cooler feels really stuck so i know its installed. However it does not spin at all when im in BIOS.

Im panicking a little bit, as I dont have another Intel cpu cooler to test with.

Note: I only applied thermal paste on the CPU. The cpu cooler has no thermal paste.

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