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I put together my RS240 kit last night. When I went to turn my computer on this morning, everything turned on and started running but then it shut back down.

My radiator fans are plugged in sysfan 1 and 2. Does something need to be plugged into the cpu fan slot for my computer to stay on?

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post #2 of 19
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My radiator fans are plugged in sysfan 1 and 2. Does something need to be plugged into the cpu fan slot for my computer to stay on?
Not on my board... Maybe something is shorting out? How far do you get before your PC shuts off?

Although, there may be some settings about fan failure in your BIOS. I've never figured out what exactly they do on mine, though.
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I think I remember hearing some mobos require it, but don't quote me on it. Try checking your BIOS for a way to disable it.
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I would get a fan controller for them so they run all the time.
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I would get a fan controller for them so they run all the time.
...I'm not sure that's relevant to his question?
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I'll try plugging in the stock heatsink. Maybe it'll stay on.

As far as shorts go, I did drop a screw...but I seriously doubt it's causing that.

EDIT: And it stayed on for just a second or two.
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I'll try plugging in the stock heatsink. Maybe it'll stay on.

As far as shorts go, I did drop a screw...but I seriously doubt it's causing that.
That's not really what I meant. I was thinking maybe the backplate for the CPU block is shorting something. Probably not, though. I think it has adhesive padding, right?
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That's not really what I meant. I was thinking maybe the backplate for the CPU block is shorting something. Probably not, though. I think it has adhesive padding, right?
The instructions said to remove it.
Edited by asantas93 - 7/28/11 at 8:56am
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The instructions said to remove it.
I don't think it really matters whether the adhesive is on there or not, but did you take the adhesive off?

What it means is to remove the wax paper that is covering the adhesive.
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I don't think it really matters whether the adhesive is on there or not, but did you take the adhesive off?

What it means is to remove the wax paper that is covering the adhesive.
I took the adhesive off with alcohol.
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