Having problems with your Compaq Presario SR1050NX (DW257A) PC Desktop ?

Internal fan the clips broke and the glue on the back wont keep it in place while my pc is standing. Then it would just shut off. after i turn it back on, it would shut off 3seconds after turning it back on. The process repeated for 10x. trying to turn the computer on. Now i have it laying sidways so the fan stays in place, and it doesn't shut off. Any ideas?


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You can bolt the fan in place, may require drilling holes in the back. Be careful not to get metal filings inside the computer.
\015\012If there are already mounting holes, buy a fan (same size as the old one and usually they are 12 volt fans) and screw the new fan in place. Take a note which way the fan blows and mount it so that it draws air into the computer.
Try "Crazy Glue" to glue the fan in place or buy a new fan and install it.
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