1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 25
    Windows 10 x64
       31 Aug 2015 #1

    Fan still running after shut lid and shut down


    Hey guys,

    I have noticed this problem come up on my Dell 7537 (Check out my profile for details) when I close the lid to put the computer to sleep, the HDD light turns off, but the fan continues to run, even after several hours. When I open the lid back up, it is just a black screen where I have to hold the power button to do a hard reset. The same thing happens with initiating a shutdown sequence, although that one only does it some of the time. Closing the lid does it every time. Anyone know what could be causing this?

    Thanks!
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  2. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 679
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       31 Aug 2015 #2

    Go over all your Power Options again in the Control Panel, set them back to defaults if you have to, start from square one.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 25
    Windows 10 x64
       31 Aug 2015 #3

    Well that appears to have worked. I just reset all of the power settings their defaults, restarted the computer, and now everything works.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 679
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       31 Aug 2015 #4

    Awesome, Glad I could help
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


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