Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 531 Athlon 64 X2 4400+ 2.3GHz 1GB 500GB DVD RW Vista Home Premium PC Desktop ?

Fan revs up intermittently and pc occasionally powers off unexpectedly. Would seem to indicate an overheating problem but not sure which fan and what exactly might be overheating. Is this a common problem or known issue with the 531? What are the possible solutions?


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Actually it is a common problem with dells... pull off the side panel, and disconnect the fan, power it up and let it register that the fan isnt working, turn off the computer, plug the fan back in and boot it up again, if it doesnt work this time, it suggests a larger issue... such as motherboard failure... which is also quite common in dells...
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