I own a Sanyo C2472 mini split. After the fan in the outside unit stopped working I took the cover off and noticed that the red wire from the fan motor to the circuit board had chafed on a part of the ...
Not everything in a computer has circuit breakers or fusible links to protect them. Chances are that if your fan had a short to ground, it will have taken out the main board or power supply, if not both.
Salvage the hard drive and get another computer.
Rocmike you forgot to use the word racist.