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    Fan control on EliteBook 8540p

    Haha, I wouldn't mind a model exchange since my left touchpad button pealed off along with the other left button above it :-/. Also had a BSOD here and there. I hope my warranty is still valid. Thanks again for your help, I hope it won't fry my legs now anymore:P. I think I may still have a...
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    Fan control on EliteBook 8540p

    I am able to go to the power options in Windows 7 and create a custom plan that allows me to change the maximum processor state to 70%. I suppose this would work as well? So now my CPU will only run at 70% which will prevent it from overheating, while hardly seeing any decrease in...
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    Fan control on EliteBook 8540p

    Thank you for replying. I just installed HP power assistant for the 8540P from here. Unfortunately, this version does not have the advanced button. I added a screenshot below: Please advise, thanks:)
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    Fan control on EliteBook 8540p

    Thanks, that helped. I was so focused on the fan icon in the list that I had totally overlooked the fan icon at the bottom. The only risk of increasing the fan speed is wearing down the fan quicker right?
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    Fan control on EliteBook 8540p

    I installed HWiNFO32 on my EliteBook 8540p because I read that it would allow me to control the fan speed. I want to be able to increase the fan speed, since my GPU can reach at least 100 degrees while playing a multiplayer game of Civilization 5 over steam (normally 57 degrees) which seems to...
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