Having problems with your HP Pavilion a1120n (PX759AA) PC Desktop ?

Initially, my fan would run fast and then slow. Then, it began to shut off frequently by itself; the monitor would state "monitor sleeping." Now, the CPU will not power on at all. Even after having a diagnostic test, the new power supply would not work. Is there anything that can be done to fix this problem?


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Fixing the problem would have been to change the fan when it started to fail. The bearings were probably going out and causing it to labor and slow down. When the fan quit altogether that was the big flashing warning sign "Do not run till you fix me" type of warning. CPU's develope tremendous amounts of heat. Without a fan there to cool it, it could have damaged something.
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\015\0121. Get a new fan
\015\0122. Unplug all add on cards
\015\0123. Unplug hard drives, floppys and cdrom
\015\012The only thing that should be plugged into motherboard is the video and ram and keyboard. Unplug power supply for 1 minute. Make sure the power supply master switch on the back is on. Try to start the computer. If it starts then start connecting your drives back one at a time and any addon cards. If it doesn't start you may be looking at replacing motherboard or CPU. I've never seen an Intel CPU fail even from heat but there is a first for everything.
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