Error at bootup

Hello,
We are getting an error message that says " Alert! Chipset heat sink not detected. System halted"
This occurs at post, before Windows loads. What does it mean?

The system is an antiquated Dell Dimension 4600C with early Intel Pentium Processor
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  1. It is a common problem with the Dell Dimension 4600C for the heat sink to have a loose heat sink. Here is an article on how to fix it:

    http://www.aplusperfect.com/articles/chipset-heatsink-not-detected
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