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There are a few things we can try here: Unplug the AC cable and ensure the laptop is powered off Remove the RAM from the system (usually accessible from the underside of the laptop) With the RAM removed, plug the AC Cable back in and power on the system. Put your ear to the system and see if you hear any noises or if anything is spinning. Let it sit for ...
PWM control requires that fourth pin on the header. Since your fans only have 3 pins, they are not PWM capable, which is why they go to full speed when you set the bios to use PWM. 1500-1600 rpm is probably close to the minimum speed the fan can operate at. The only way to get it quieter is to stop it completely, which I'm guessing your motherboard is not ...
You know the computer works and you know the monitor works. I think the graphics card is bad. Can you swap it to check?
I suspect the issue is due to uPNP being enabled on your router. I took a look at my own for comparison. Port Forwarding is enabled and I've been running with uPNP enabled. Log prior to disabling uPNP: Destination Proto. Port range Redirect to Local port ALL TCP 32400 192.168.0.15 32400 ALL UDP 32400 ...
I just figured it out after giving Microsoft tech support a call. Basically had to 'crash' the operating system when starting up the computer by turning it off while the OS was still loading, this allowed me to go into safe mode.
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