Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




238 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 30


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.




Desktop AMD Ryzen 1600/RX-580/29" UHD monitor, AIO Desktop (dual boot win10 and Linux Mint), 3 laptops (don't really use) Galaxy S7, HTC one M8, raspberry PI with Kodi plus other gadgets.

 

 

 

 

 


Create new topic
4937 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1314

Trusted
Microsoft

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

Any BIOS updates from HP?

2761 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1164


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

Fan full of dust?




Always be yourself, unless you can be Batman, then always be the Batman



 
 
 
 




238 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 30


  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




Desktop AMD Ryzen 1600/RX-580/29" UHD monitor, AIO Desktop (dual boot win10 and Linux Mint), 3 laptops (don't really use) Galaxy S7, HTC one M8, raspberry PI with Kodi plus other gadgets.

 

 

 

 

 




238 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 30


  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.




Desktop AMD Ryzen 1600/RX-580/29" UHD monitor, AIO Desktop (dual boot win10 and Linux Mint), 3 laptops (don't really use) Galaxy S7, HTC one M8, raspberry PI with Kodi plus other gadgets.

 

 

 

 

 


17467 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2118

Trusted

  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.

Fully Operational
3343 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1088

Trusted
Vocus
Subscriber

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

Did you install the drivers for your chipset/motherboard?



238 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 30


  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.




Desktop AMD Ryzen 1600/RX-580/29" UHD monitor, AIO Desktop (dual boot win10 and Linux Mint), 3 laptops (don't really use) Galaxy S7, HTC one M8, raspberry PI with Kodi plus other gadgets.

 

 

 

 

 


17467 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2118

Trusted

  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



238 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 30


  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.




Desktop AMD Ryzen 1600/RX-580/29" UHD monitor, AIO Desktop (dual boot win10 and Linux Mint), 3 laptops (don't really use) Galaxy S7, HTC one M8, raspberry PI with Kodi plus other gadgets.

 

 

 

 

 


Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Netatmo launches smart home products in New Zealand
Posted 20-Nov-2017 20:06


Huawei Mate 10: Punchy, long battery life, artificial intelligence
Posted 20-Nov-2017 16:30


Propel launch Disney Star Wars Laser Battle Drones
Posted 19-Nov-2017 21:26


UFB killer app: Speed
Posted 17-Nov-2017 17:01


The case for RSS — MacSparky
Posted 13-Nov-2017 14:35


WordPress and Indieweb: Take control of your online presence — 6:30 GridAKL Nov 30
Posted 11-Nov-2017 13:43


Chorus reveals technology upgrade for schools, students
Posted 10-Nov-2017 10:28


Vodafone says Internet of Things (IoT) crucial for digital transformation
Posted 10-Nov-2017 10:06


Police and Facebook launch AMBER Alerts system in NZ
Posted 9-Nov-2017 10:49


Amazon debuts Fire TV Stick Basic Edition in over 100 new countries
Posted 8-Nov-2017 05:34


Vodafone VoIP transition to start this month
Posted 7-Nov-2017 12:33


Spark enhances IoT network capability
Posted 7-Nov-2017 11:33


Vocus NZ sale and broadband competition
Posted 6-Nov-2017 14:36


Hawaiki reaches key milestone in landmark deep-sea fibre project
Posted 4-Nov-2017 13:53


Countdown launches new proximity online shopping app
Posted 4-Nov-2017 13:50



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.