cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
  • ×
    Information
    Fix Windows 10 Update Issues

    Resolve Windows 10 or update issues on HP computer or printer– Click Here

  • post a message
  • ×
    Information
    Fix Windows 10 Update Issues

    Resolve Windows 10 or update issues on HP computer or printer– Click Here

  • post a message
Highlighted
New member
3 2 0 0
Message 1 of 6
221
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Error 90B after install of upgraded CPU cooler

Omen 880
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Hello all,

 

I recently Installed a new arctic freezer f7pro after my stock cooler was leaving the CPU still quite hot when rendering CAD models. 

Fan error 90B 'a cooling fan is not operating correctly' appears before boot. Despite this when windows is booted up, temperatures are significantly lower when idle and also when under load (rendering CAD models).

 

Is this just a glitch error code? /is there any way of getting rid of this? 

5 REPLIES 5
Highlighted
Level 15
Level 15
22,530 22,473 2,057 4,905
Message 2 of 6
170
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Error 90B after install of upgraded CPU cooler

@Benn117 

Different fans can have different plugs connecting them to the motherboard, often 2-pin, 3-pin, or 4-pin.

 

Since your fan is getting power, it is unlikely to be connected wrong -- but it's worth checking.

***If my post helped, click the White thumbs-up symbol to say thanks***

***Please mark Accept As Solution if my post solved your problem***

I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor represent, HP
0 Kudos
Highlighted
New member
3 2 0 0
Message 3 of 6
160
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Error 90B after install of upgraded CPU cooler

Hi Wawood, 

Thanks for your reply. 

 

The fan I removed had 4 pins and the fan I used to replace it also had 4 pins. The fan is powered up and the temps are far better than the old fan. Very confused, but don't want to damage my pc by using it. 

0 Kudos
Highlighted
Level 15
Level 15
22,530 22,473 2,057 4,905
Message 4 of 6
144
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Error 90B after install of upgraded CPU cooler

@Benn117 

If the new temps are far better than the old ones, you are not going to damage the CPU by using the new fan.

***If my post helped, click the White thumbs-up symbol to say thanks***

***Please mark Accept As Solution if my post solved your problem***

I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor represent, HP
0 Kudos
Highlighted
New member
3 2 0 0
Message 5 of 6
140
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Error 90B after install of upgraded CPU cooler

In which case is there a way of disabling the 90b error code that props up whenever I attempt to boot?

 

If what you say is correct, this is a fault and shouldn't be there. As it shuts the pc down after 15 seconds if the enter key is not hit, this is more than just a nuisance.

 

Thank you for your help so far

0 Kudos
Highlighted
Level 15
Level 15
22,530 22,473 2,057 4,905
Message 6 of 6
133
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Error 90B after install of upgraded CPU cooler

@Benn117 

All I can suggest is looking in the BIOS/UEFI settings for fan-related settings to see if they can be disabled.

***If my post helped, click the White thumbs-up symbol to say thanks***

***Please mark Accept As Solution if my post solved your problem***

I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor represent, HP
0 Kudos
Be alert for scammers posting fake support phone numbers on the community. If you think you have received a fake HP Support message, please report it to us by clicking on "Flag Post".
† The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation