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Forum: General Discussion 20 Feb 2014
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Posted By richc72
It's odd that the fan runs on full power for...

It's odd that the fan runs on full power for exactly 5 minutes at startup or after sleep/hibernation. I have timed it several times and it is literally bang-on 5 minutes when the fan shuts off and...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Feb 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,357
Posted By richc72
Thanks Bill for your research. Unfortunately...

Thanks Bill for your research.

Unfortunately no success so far.

I have checked the event viewer but nothing there of relevance.

I don't have UEFI diagnostics installed, the BIOS doesn't...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Feb 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,357
Posted By richc72
Yes, I liked the restore to Vista solution too......

Yes, I liked the restore to Vista solution too... very inventive!

The page that Mario pointed me to was for the dv6799ee but that contains the same list of drivers as the dv6799ea, I've just...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Feb 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,357
Posted By richc72
Thanks for the continued suggestions. I have...

Thanks for the continued suggestions.

I have already reset the BIOS to defaults. The processor power management system cooling policy was set to Active for 'plugged in' already. I have changed the...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Feb 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,357
Posted By richc72
Yes, that is my computer. I have rolled the...

Yes, that is my computer.

I have rolled the BIOS back to F.58 A but unfortunately that hasn't made any difference. I don't have CoolSense on this machine so that's not a problem. Thanks for the...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Feb 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,357
Posted By richc72
Thanks for your suggestions. I keep the...

Thanks for your suggestions.

I keep the laptop very clean and have cleaned the fan vents recently. There doesn't seem to be any build up of dust which would be causing this. After the initial 5...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jan 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,357
Posted By richc72
Laptop fan on full at startup for 5 minutes

I have recently upgraded my HP Pavilion dv6799ea laptop from Vista to Windows 7 (32-bit). Everything works fine except one thing. On startup, when entering Windows, the fan comes on at full power. It...
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