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Hot CPU, loud HDD


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#1 Marius_Dub

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Posted 23 June 2016 - 03:42 PM

Hi. I am experiencing this very annoying issue with my Windows 10 laptop. Whenever I use Windows 10, my HDD starts working very loud, even if it says that it's working 0% in the Task Manager. That sound of working HDD is just mentally destroying me, as it makes me feel like that I use a very old 98 machine. Another issue, is that after I use my notebook for about a minute or so, it gets hot. I believe that this issue is related to Windows, because I also use Linux (Kali if more specific) from time to time, and I have none of these issues. I still need Windows for my most programs to run, but it just feels so 'cheap' whenever I use Windows 10. If only I could, I would switch back to Windows 7, but Windows 7 won't install, because it is missing my hard drive drivers. Anybody knows how to fix any of my issue?   



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Posted 23 June 2016 - 04:08 PM

Can't help you with the HDD issue.  Windows 10 tends to prefer "fan always on" mode in laptops and, if your machine supports it, will turn it on as part of the installation process.  I would check in UEFI/BIOS if that feature has been enabled and, if this is not what you'd prefer, turn it off and see if your laptop works OK in that mode.


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Posted 24 June 2016 - 11:08 AM

Make, model, and age of the laptop would be helpful.  I used to support HP laptops and there was a model that would present similar issues at around 18 months.  The problem was that the radiator that was after the fan would get clogged with lint and was no longer cooling properly.

 

The reason you're probably not seeing it under Linux is that you're not stressing the system as much.



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Posted 24 June 2016 - 11:33 AM

My laptop is about 6 months old, it's HP 250 G4 



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Posted 24 June 2016 - 08:27 PM

Windows does not need driver for hard disk drives (HDD) but you may have to install driver for hard drive adapter card if Windows does not have driver for it.

If you can install Windows 10 then without installing driver for hard drive adapter then you should able to install Windows 7 as well.

If it’s been less than a month since you upgraded to Windows 10, you can go back to your previous version of Windows by going to Settings > Update & security > Recovery  and selecting  Go back to Windows 7. This won't affect your personal files, but it will remove any apps you installed after the upgrade to Windows 10.

You can also try my suggestions at my tutorial thread for boosting performance of Windows OS, the url link for the tutorials is below.

 

Tweaking & Optimizing Windows

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/617106/tweaking-optimizing-windows/


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