BIOS Support – is lacking. The Intel socket 775 (for instance), supported both P4 and later Dual core processors. However, a given BIOS on a socket 775 board may not have been be Dual core capable at the time of the BIOS release.
hold the blades – to prevent damage due to backward spinning.
disconnection – from Front Panel connector pins on the motherboard.
Visually – inspect the fan with the case open to determine if it is spinning (properly).
jumper settings or loose cabling
verify functionality by testing the component &/or feature
Spontaneous rebooting or
System will not boot
- Identify the problem
- Establish a theory of probable cause
- Test the theory
- Plan of action