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1answer
17 views

GeForce 8400 GS fan stops turning on Windows 7 64-bit?

A user sent back their graphics card to me because he said that his screen kept blacking out. When I first turned the computer back on I noticed that the fan wasn't spinning very fast on the video ...
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2answers
62 views

CPU overheats when display turns off

Since about a week I’ve noticed that my CPU heats up very badly as soon as the display turns off. I can't find any suspicious processes when I resume, but, if I leave the display off for more than 20 ...
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0answers
24 views

HP G60 notebook making high-pitched whining noise constantly

I've had this laptop for about 5 years. It has windows 7 installed. I had it repaired once a couple years ago. Anyway I always remember it making this high-pitched whirring/whining kind of sound when ...
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1answer
58 views

Fans go to 100% during shutdown, Waiting for background programs to close

After telling the computer to shutdown, the Waiting for background programs to close. screen pops up, but does not actually list any programs that it's waiting on. The fans also kick up to full ...
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0answers
252 views

GPU fan stops working under heavy load

I have been experiencing hardware problems for a little while now and would like to know what the problem is exactly. What usually happen is while playing a game, my computer will freezes and I'll ...
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4answers
422 views

Is a noisy laptop fan caused by dirt on the fan?

I got a Sony Vaio laptop VPCSA and its fan is noisy intermittently. At times it is very noisy and at other times it is pretty quite. I wonder whether this is caused by dirt on the fan that I can clean ...
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0answers
601 views

Force notebook fans to run at 100% all the time

RivaTuner doesn't detect my dedicated graphics chip (AMD 7470M) which seems to control the fans, so I can't force fan settings. SpeedFan is unable to display the RPM and has no effect, and my ...
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0answers
291 views

Fan keeps still running even after shutdown. must long press power button to stop it

I have a problem with my PC on win7 64bit. My specs: i7 3770k with a MB asus PZ77 V LE and a custom fan cooler master Hyper 212 I know that this is a recurring problem, but so far i was not able to ...
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1answer
63 views

Unusually loud fan [duplicate]

When I leave my desktop computer off for a period of time and then turn it on, the fan is very loud (in a way that makes me think something is wrong). Oddly, if I shut down my computer and then ...
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2answers
431 views

Fan off under 90°C

I have a new Samsung PC, model NP350V5C-S06FR. It came with Win8, but I removed it and replaced with Ubuntu 13.04 & Windows 7. In Win7, the main fan does not turn on (i can't feel any air), ...
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3answers
21k views

How can I keep my laptop fan on the entire time?

I have a fan on my laptop that doesn't turn on often enough. The computer doesn't crash, but becomes very laggy. When the fan turns on the computer starts running fast again. How can I keep the ...
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0answers
85 views

Windows 7 won't reduce fan speed

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate, and I have an Asus M2N-X motherboard and an AMD Athlon 64 X2. If I do something, what is raise the temperature, the OS raise also the fan speed. It will stop about 3,3k ...
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1answer
1k views

Why does my GPU clock keep switching its clock rate when idle?

I have a Radeon HD4870-based Sapphire card in my desktop PC (Windows 7 64bit) that started getting pretty noisy recently. The temperature reported in Catalyst was hanging around 80C and the fan would ...
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1answer
135 views

BSOD's + fan is not working as well

I keep getting a BSOD, varies on when it hits. Here is the error: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3 Locale ID: 1033 Additional information about the ...
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2answers
6k views

HP Pavilion dv6 overheating, how do I set fan speed to 100% all the time?

So I have a HP Pavilion dv6, and it works fine. But when I play, say, Minecraft, the temperature jumps to around 60c-70c. I wouldn't be bothered by this, but I bought this computer and played ...
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2answers
1k views

Excessive CPU fan noise due to MS office 2013

My desktop computer was making too much noise.. I guess it was CPU fan because graphic card fan and case fan was normal. I checked cpu usage in task manager and was so surprised that ...
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2answers
323 views

Fan is spinning too fast just in Windows - software? [closed]

I've recently replaced my fans (CPU, GPU, and bought a CHA fan). The GPU remained the same, but I've seen it when it was spinned 2 times faster, than it usual... but it is rarely. The problem is, ...
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2answers
547 views

Chassis fans and power LEDs still work in Hibernate

I have ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 motherboard recently updated to 2.20 BIOS version. OS is Windows 7 x64. The problem is after that update full hibernation (by that i mean full system power off) stopped ...
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1answer
1k views

Windows 7/ATI graphics: GPU fan speeds up when display goes into sleep mode

I am using Windows 7 Professional 64-bit with an ATI Radeon HD 4870 video card with latest drivers (Catalyst 12.4). In normal desktop Windows use, the fan of my video card powers down and is so quiet ...
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3answers
775 views

Windows 7 Goes Down, but Machine still Running, eg, Fans, CPU, etc

I have a weird problem that has me baffled. A few days ago, my wife reported that, when she went to run a program for our daughter on an alternate login, my machine was "off." I asked her if she ...
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1answer
271 views

Why does the fan stop in Windows 7?

I have Windows 7 installed on ProBook 4530S. How can I configure it so that the fan remains always on running? When the fan stops, the system halts and the screen freezes. I have a dual-boot system ...
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3answers
4k views

Laptop fan always on with AC, not always on with battery, despite being configured

My laptop occasionally gets somewhat hot, so I've configured my power plan in Windows 7 so that the fan should always be on whether powered by AC or battery. However the fans don't always run when ...
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1answer
1k views

HP 625 Overheating Problem

I just got a new HP 625 with a Turion dual core at 2.5 GHz, 2 GB DDR3 RAM and a ATI 4200 HD videocard, but after using it I think I may be experiencing a problem with it's cooling system. I watch ...
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3answers
1k views

laptop fan does not stop

My laptop does not stop spinning its fans after i installed a hdd from a desktop. Here is what happened. I installed windows 7 on the laptop.2 I moved laptop hdd to a desktop. Desktop worked without ...
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3answers
1k views

Windows 7 notebook turn off by itself, how to check if it is due to CPU being too hot?

I have a Dell Studio 15 notebook, and it just started turning off by itself yesterday. Could it be that the CPU is too hot? I have had several notebooks before and every one of them I can put them ...
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4answers
3k views

Fan speed monitor Software for Macbook Pro Unibody on Windows

I've tried multiple temperature monitor and fan speed software on my Macbook Pro Unibody under Windows 7 64-bit RC. None of them can report the fan speed. Currently I'm using SpeedFan which reports ...