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fan control, stripped
#1
Hi,
I am new on the forum but been using HWiNFO for many years with great satisfaction.
now am working on a Dell Optiplex 790 SFF and am very pleased with the fan controls provided with HWiNFO64: I appreciate I can run the fan(s) at lower speed when the PC is not under stress (at 0 speed the fans just run at lower but still safe speed). Unfortunately Dell does not provide any customizable controls.
Now I get  to the question:
is there an option to "export" the fan controls from HWiNFO into some sort of stripped executable file with a smaller footprint for controlling those fans? Alternatively is possible to run automatically HWiNFO in the background with custom fan controls when entering windows without pressing the fan control button?
thanks
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#2
No, fan control is integral part of HWiNFO only and not available as a different tool.
Fan control can be activated automatically at startup using the "OpenFanCtrlMin=1" option in the INI file. This has been discussed several times on this forum.
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#3
thanks.
Again on the fan control, where are the custom settings stored?
I mean if I reinstall windows will a copy of the old .ini file restore the previous fan setting?
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#4
No, these settings are kept in the registry. You can export them using the "Backup User Settings" button in main HWiNFO settings.
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#5
thanks. works like a charm now
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