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Is it possible to check the current temperature of CPU through software (control panel, task manager, third party service) and whether the computer is overheating? I am connecting to a computer remotely and running CPU intensive code utilizing multiple cores through parallel computing and need to keep a check on the CPU temperatures.

I'm connecting to the machine through a Windows 7 remote desktop session and the remote machine is also running on Windows 7.

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What os is the desktop running? What sort of remote access do you have? We don't have sufficient data to help you. – Journeyman Geek Jun 29 '12 at 11:21
Thanks @JourneymanGeek. Added OS info to the question. – Aziz Jun 29 '12 at 11:48
@Aziz: Have you tried HWMonitor ( – James Jun 29 '12 at 11:51
@James I haven't. But it looks useful on a first glance. I'm going to explore it now. Thanks – Aziz Jun 29 '12 at 11:59
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CPUID will monitor temperature and does not require installation.

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