Macbook fan noisy with XP

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by mrcmosx, Apr 19, 2007.

  1. mrcmosx macrumors newbie

    Apr 15, 2007
    rosemead, Ca
    anyone have the fan go really loud while running win XP pro on bootcamp? the fan just like went crazy, louder then my notebook cooler.
  2. Winterfell macrumors regular

    Apr 3, 2007
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
    You might try downloading a program that can monitor and automatically control your fan speeds on the fly.

    There's a wonderful little freeware program called SpeedFan that I've used for years on Windows computers. You can download it here. I don't know whether or not it will work with Mac hardware, but most likely it will.

    If you do try it, don't set it to start automatically until you can test it yourself to make sure that it works.

    There's always a risk that software might not be able to control hardware properly when neither was made for the other, as in the case of Windows and Mac hardware, but often times the problems can be remedied with more software! :p
  3. Trogloxene macrumors regular

    Apr 17, 2007
    That's not the fan, it's just your Mac whining that it's running Microsoftware.

  4. Cybergypsy macrumors 68040


    May 16, 2006
    Central Florida!
    My last book the fans were always on and loud using osx

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