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So i have a stock hp fan. 80 mm i think. Itd in the back of the comp so it pulls air out. It was really dusty so i disconnected it from my 3 pin connector in my mobo, and cleaned it. When i connected it again, it would sputter at starup, meaning it has power, but then it stops. What can i do? It's obviously not broken it just wont start...
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When that happens it usually means it is dead. I have had this happen before, after adding lubricant it worked for a bit, but then stopped again.

So the fan is probably dead.
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How could it have died, i just took it out for a second, and put it back in 2 minutes later.
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post #4 of 5
it was deteriorating and the dust carried static or a current??

try pluggin it into another fan plug
if it does the same thing, and doens spin
get one of the 4pin to 3 pin converters and see if it does anything
if not

then its dead
dunno why
a new fan is cheap
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K, nvm guys. After being ****ing pissed off at hp and their ****ty equipment, i let it sit for 10 mins. Then i raised the speed on speedfan to 80 and it started going, luckily. And man is it running well. But now im afraid of turning off speedfan, lol.
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