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My motherboard isn't turning on my cpu fan, how do i fix that ? i just traded cases and power supplies. The mother is out of an old compaq 6010ca

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Obviously the power is not reaching the fan. check the power socket for the fan with a multimeter. If there is power at this end then it is the fan that may not be connecting properly to the power cable. There are always two such cables that can be connected to the fan. Try the other one.
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