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Solved: Noisy fan

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by stevostin, Apr 2, 2008.

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  1. stevostin

    stevostin Thread Starter

    Nov 29, 2007
    Hi Guys,
    I recently got my computer back from a repair centre. It is an ACER Aspire 180. It was covered by warranty so I sent it in for repair. It came back with an MSI motherboard instead of an ACER motherboard and now I have this noisy fan which I never had at all with the ACER motherboard. Its annoying as I liked my quiet computer and now when putting it on standby , the fan continues operate which it never did before it went in for repair. It sounds like my old WINDOWS ME computer.
    What should I do, do I phone the place I got it and demand an ACER motherboard!!, any suggestions please,:(
  2. win2kpro


    Jul 19, 2005
    Just have the repair center change the fan. The fan noise doesn't have a direct nexus to the board.
  3. ~Candy~

    ~Candy~ Retired Administrator

    Jan 27, 2001
    Posting follow up. The poster reported the thread instead of replying back to it.

    His reply:

    Hi ,It turned out I had a SMART fan installed but the settings at the start up menu were not configured to include the MART fan settings, now is nice and quiet and turning at rought 1500rpm instead of 3500
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