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Speedfan does not recognise laptop fans

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by SlashRevolver, Feb 10, 2009.

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  1. SlashRevolver

    SlashRevolver Thread Starter

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    Hi, i have a new Samsung R710 laptop, and have noticed that the case fan only comes on when it is overheating, ie when i am playing a game. I was looking for software to control fan speed, or set the temperature threshold lower. I was advised by samsung to download speedfan, which i did, but it does not recognise any fans. Any suggestions ? thanks

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  2. Frank4d

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    Take a look in Device Manager to see if you have any yellow exclaimation mark items such as "SM Bus Controller". It is an indication your chipset drivers are missing.
     
  3. SlashRevolver

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    No, everything is normal in device manager
    I can't see SM bus controller anywhere, but everything is fine otherwise
     
  4. lotuseclat79

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    Contact the author of SpeedFan via email after visiting the website to look for your MB/processor combo. Your processor/MB combination may not be detected. The SpeedFan website should have some information on your combo if it is detected (or not).

    -- Tom
     
  5. SlashRevolver

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    Ok i will try that. Does anyone know any other programs which can control fan speeds ?
     
  6. lotuseclat79

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    Hi SlashRevolver,

    Your MB/processor may not support temperature sensors that are recognized by Speedfan despite the fact that your rig apparently has a fan, or it may not have any which, of course, Speedfan would not be able to detect.

    -- Tom
     
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