Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 5160 Notebook ?

My 5160 overheats during long hd operations (virus scans, backup etc). I have noticed that the fan is not kicking up to the top speed. diagnostics shows the fan dual speeds work as does the thermistor. this may have began after reinstalling windows


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You can download a free software GUI fan control and set the fan speed to max all the time. this should keep your system running smooth and cool. You can even monitor it with a digital temp readout near the clock after you install this simple little program.
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\015\012Here's the link: http://www.diefer.de/i8kfan/
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\015\012good luck
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