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- Steve Simons
October 28, 2005, 9:49 pm
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have probably made a mistake in purchasing a Packard Bell laptop, as
it is extremely noisy.
I have spoken to support staff who have been less than helpful (maybe
not their fault if they're supporting stuff that's not very good).
My main issue is: the darned thing is SO very noisy. There is a
constant noise of a fan running.
I've tried setting the hard disk power settings to "shutdown" after 3
minutes, but still thsi noise persists.
Any other suggestions gratefully received.
Re: Noisy Packard Bell Laptop
If this is a P4 variant, then it is normal for the fan to run
continuously. You might find some help in the power management,
particularly if it has a proprietary power manager with "quiet mode",
"cpu throttling", etc. Frankly, I think with a week or so of use you'll
not notice the noise so much. But, fan noise is the price for a P4