Fan is spinning but is motherboard dead Tags: Motherboards Fan Last response: December 23, 2009 12:42 PM in Motherboards Share Anonymous a b V Motherboard December 23, 2009 4:27:49 AM I am trying to determine if my motherboard in my Dell Inspirion 1721 is dead. I can hear the fan spinning but the laptop will not boot. Can the motherboard be gone if the fan is still spinning. I removed the RAM sticks and the were no system beeps. thanks More about : fan spinning motherboard dead ibnsina December 23, 2009 12:42:42 PM Disconnect the mains power and Remove the battery from the laptop. Hold down the power button for 30 seconds. Now only connect the main power, leaving out the battery aside. Do you get any display, beebs? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources CPU fan spins, but no post, no beeps, no LEDs. Do I have a dead motherboard, CPU or both? Forum SolvedNo POST or beep. Fans spin up. Nothing more happens. Dead PSU, Motherboard or CPU? Forum SolvedTried connecting some idle pins(Mistake!) Now Motherboard won't start (light turning on, CPS fan not spinning at all) Forum SolvedWould a dead PSU's fan still spin? Forum SolvedCPU fan not spinning - issue the fan, PSU, or motherboard? Forum SolvedPOWER SUPPLY COMING IN MOTHERBOARD BUT SMPS AND CPU FAN IS NOT SPINNING AND ALSO Forum SolvedIs my motherboard dead? (Won't boot up, fan running high) Forum Motherboard won boot, no fans spinning nor power LED but LAN LED lights up Forum sabertooth 990fx motherboard cpu led error, all fans are spinning Forum No fans spinning, computer won't turn on, but motherboard light is working. Need Help. Forum SolvedPower supply LED blinks when connected to motherboard but it stays lit and fan spins with paperclip test Forum SolvedHow does the motherboard know what RPM to spin a PWM fan at? Forum Motherboard light turning on but PC not turning on (no fans spinning) Forum SolvedMotherboard wont post CPU fan spins Forum SolvedMotherboard won't power on. Fan spins them stop Forum SolvedNew video card for the motherboard, cooling fan spins but no signal on the monitor (Nvidia Geforce GT 630) Forum Motherboard seemingly dead-no lights, fan, sounds, nothing. Forum SolvedPSU fan only spins if connected to motherboard? Forum SolvedRaidmax Rx-730 fan not spinning. Also Please suggest me a new PSU for my new RIG. Forum SolvedCPU and PSU fan spinning for split second Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !