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Master Geek
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Topic # 138824 17-Jan-2014 18:37 Send private message

When my laptop comes out of standby, the CPU fan is on full and won't stop (the air is cold), this has happened after a reinstall on win7.

As I don't feel like doing another Windows reinstall to stop this, does anyone know what's causing it and how to stop it, also a restart does nothing, I have to shut down and reboot for the fan to "be normal", my previous install (original) was bogged down with too many programs/crap and never did this.

Compaq C700,

CPU->T8300, 2GB Ram, GPU-> Intel GMA X3100 (yea I know it's getting on, but it's ok for my needs)


Any Windows 7 guru's out there that can help.

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  Reply # 969060 17-Jan-2014 18:53 Send private message

Any BIOS updates from HP?

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  Reply # 969069 17-Jan-2014 19:32 Send private message

Fan full of dust?




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Master Geek
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  Reply # 969087 17-Jan-2014 20:24 Send private message

nathan: Any BIOS updates from HP?


No more bios updates, it never did it before anyway



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  Reply # 969088 17-Jan-2014 20:25 Send private message

scuwp: Fan full of dust?


No, it's pretty clean, it's not running hot, the air coming out is cold.

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  Reply # 969120 17-Jan-2014 21:09 Send private message

Same with my laptop. Not a speck of dust but sounds like a boeing preparing for take off.

Hopeless bios on a dying motherboard is my unexpert diagnosis.

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  Reply # 969123 17-Jan-2014 21:11 Send private message

Did you install the drivers for your chipset/motherboard?



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  Reply # 969125 17-Jan-2014 21:18 Send private message

ubergeeknz: Did you install the drivers for your chipset/motherboard?


Thanks

Hmm, just found and installed drivers for "chipset" from the recovery partition for Vista (yep Vista) installed fine on Win7, just have to reboot and let it go into standby and wakeup a couple of times to find out. will let all know later.

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  Reply # 969130 17-Jan-2014 21:28 Send private message

ubergeeknz: Did you install the drivers for your chipset/motherboard?


mine's been like that since day 1 - just that it's worse now. dell says need a new motherboard which i'm not paying for :D



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  Reply # 972408 22-Jan-2014 18:31 Send private message

garbonzai:
ubergeeknz: Did you install the drivers for your chipset/motherboard?


Thanks

Hmm, just found and installed drivers for "chipset" from the recovery partition for Vista (yep Vista) installed fine on Win7, just have to reboot and let it go into standby and wakeup a couple of times to find out. will let all know later.




No, this has not worked,

I have no idea other than a windows reinstall, until then, the laptop is either on or off, no standby then, but it is ok when it comes out of Hibernate though.

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