[Guide] How to control fans on Dell Laptops under Windows

Discussion in 'Dell' started by valuxin, May 27, 2017.

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Does this solution work for you?

  1. Yep :)

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  2. Nope T_T

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  3. Scared to try :c

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  1. maffle

    maffle Notebook Evangelist

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    It kinda now has in the latest beta, because I asked to implement it. It now has a spin-down time in seconds you can set. So if for example the first temp value was triggered, and then you set a spin-down timer of 30 seconds, it will spin for 30 seconds, even the temps were now below the lowest toggle point.
     
  2. ozboss

    ozboss Newbie

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    Yes I tried that but still it's no solution for me.

    @Aaron44126 thx for the scripts. Unfortunately I didn't really get the logoff one to work, so I tried to do it with gpedit but how do you run those with admin rights?
     
  3. Aaron44126

    Aaron44126 Notebook Virtuoso

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    The "logoff script" does not run with admin rights but the "shutdown script" does. (Go figure.)
     
  4. mozart.f

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    Aaron44126 and maffle, congrats for the hard work!!!
    I installed the beta hwinfo in my G7 7588, and it's fan control function is working flawlessly.
    It automatically starts at windows boot, and it continues to work even after suspension and restart.
    I even force closed hwinfo to see if the system fan management regain control, and all worked fine.
    Now I´m satisfied with my G7.
    Thanks.
     
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2019
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