How To Repair the CPU Fan Error In BIOS!

If you get the CPU fan error on your desktop or laptop computer when your PC Windows attempts to start, it does signify – in some cases – that the CPU of your PC is overheating. However, there are instances where such error appears while the CPU fan is running and working to specification but due to incorrect fan settings in the BIOS. 

Note that since the error can only appear while your computer is booting up, it is an indication that its motherboard protection mechanism is good, otherwise, some vital components of the hardware of your computer could have been permanently damaged. Therefore, you should have no cause to worry about the state of your computer while you read through this post on how to repair the CPU fan error in BIOS.  

BIOS stands for Basic Input-Output System, and it is an important component of the motherboard of your PC. BIOS is the first component of your PC that start booting once you push the power button of your computer to switch it on. BIOS is the software that checks the vital parts of your PC hardware such as the CPU, RAM, the drives, and the graphic card to ascertain their health status every time you put on your computer. BIOS serves to prevent the failure of the operating system of your PC. BIOS also helps to change the configuration codes of the components of your PC. Since technology keeps evolving, BIOS is being replaced with UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) in newly produced PC motherboards. UEFI comes with a better user interface and features lacking in BIOS to help improve all types of settings of all future PC hardware. 

The following are the steps to repair the CPU fan error in BIOS:

1. Restart your PC to show the BIOS screen by clicking the F1, F2, F10, F12, or Del buttons depending on the BIOS button made available by the PC maker.

2. Follow through by clicking Power tab >highlight Hardware monitor option from the list 

3. Select CPU Fan Speed option followed by change it to

4. Then, click Chassis Fan Speed option followed by change it into N/A

5. Lastly, select the last option Power Fan Speed > change it into

At this point, your PC may not show the CPU fan error message when you power it on, but if the error message still displays, proceed to the next stage by lowering the default fan rotations per minute (RPM) as follows: 

1. Restart your PC to enter the BIOS screen by clicking the F1, F2, F10, F12, or Del buttons depending on the BIOS button specified by the PC maker. 

2. Proceed to the CPU Fan Settings and locate the CPU Fan Control settings in the Advanced settings menu on your computer. 

3. Look for the setting that controls RPM warnings 

4. Lower the default value to 300 RPM and save the changes 

5. Exit BIOS and restart your system

If there is an irregular or unusual CPU fan speed in the BIOS, it can also trigger the CPU an error in your PC. Therefore, you may wish to disable CPU fan speed as follows: 

1. Restart your PC to enter the BIOS screen by clicking the F1, F2, F10, F12, or Del buttons depending on the BIOS button specified by the PC maker. 

2. Proceed to the CPU Fan Settings and locate the CPU Fan Control settings in the Advanced settings menu on your computer. 

3. Search for the Monitoring (Monitor) section and modify the CPU Fan Speed for ignoring and confirming the changes. 

4. Exit BIOS and restart your PC. 

Any of the steps highlighted above should help you repair the CPU fan error in BIOS.