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Fan error ThinkPad 11e running Windows


Under some circumstances, a fan error message may be displayed on some ThinkPad 11e or ThinkPad Yoga 11e systems at boot  up.                   


Models affected include


ThinkPad 11e (Type 20E6, 20E8, 20ED, 20EE)

ThinkPad Yoga 11e (Type 20E5, 20E7)




Update the BIOS to version 1.10  or later (Type 20ED, 20EE) or version 1.56 (Type 20E6, 20E8, 20E5, 20E7).


At time of this article, version 1.56 is available on our support site


If the symptoms continue after the BIOS update and reboot, please contact service

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