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kizzletharizzle

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Hi,

Could you help me figure out how to adjust the Active Cooling Temperature, the temperature when the CPU fan kicks in. Right now I know it is set up so that when my compaq Evo N600 gets up to 55C the first coolers starts working. It's great, but I much rather it start working when it is 49C because othervise my laptop gets way too hot. The higher the temperature gets the longer it takes to cool it down, and the higher the discharge rate of the battery gets.

Thanks! :tazz:

(I have WinXP Pro)
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Most likely the setting is in Setup, which you can get to by pressing the proper key during boot up.
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Nope.
It's not there.
Any other ideas ?
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Try Hardware Monitor Menu:

Combination of Q-Fan: Enabled

Fan Speed Ratio: Select Higher Ratio for more ventilation

Speed UP/Down Response time -

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Try Hardware Monitor Menu:

Combination of Q-Fan: Enabled

Fan Speed Ratio: Select Higher Ratio for more ventilation

Speed UP/Down Response time -

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Hi,
Could you please be a bit more explicit.
Where do i look for the harware monitor?
There's device manager in adm. tools.
But where's this monitor ?
Thanks
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usually in bios, sometimes under power management settings but not always


usually, the fan is determined in bios and is hardcoded, though sometimes third party utilities can access these settings

one is speedfan

http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php

I would not get my hopes up with a laptop, though...
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usually in bios, sometimes under power management settings but not always
usually, the fan is determined in bios and is hardcoded, though sometimes third party utilities can access these settings

one is speedfan

http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php

I would not get my hopes up with a laptop, though...

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Thanks.
I did try the speedfan program. It doesn't do much except speeds up the fan. It doesn't let me control the temperature when the fan goes on/off tho.
Also, as i have mentioned before, there was no hardware control settings that I could find in BIOS.
I think the best solution for me would be to get some kind of external cooling system.

Thanks again tho.
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