HP/Compaq :: Fan Is CONSTANTLY On... (Temp Readings Included)
I have a DV6000. I keep this laptop in tiptop shape. I only recently started to use it again on a fulltime basis. I notice that the fan is now CONSTANTLY on. It doesn't matter what I do, idling included... Here are some stats from HW Monitor. I'm not sure how to interpret these numbers, but they do look high. The palm rest is warm, but it has always been the case.
what I can do? Obviously I can't turn off the fan it the system is in fact hot.
CPUID Hardware Monitor 18.104.22.168
Mainboard Model30CC (0xE9 - 0x2338)
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