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Windows 8 Runs Hotter Than 7. Why?

UPDATE: Process Explorer would not break it down to the offending process. In Windows 7 or earlier, just type msconfig in the Run box (press Win-R to bring up this box) and then use the Services and Startup tabs to uncheck any programs Windows Updates & Activation Running dual Boot w/ Vista and Win 7, question on running programsGreetings, New to the forum! Reply With Quote 2010-10-03,08:54 #11 alan.b View Profile View Forum Posts 2 Star Lounger Join Date Feb 2010 Location U.K. Source

Also, after seeing a hot temperature from Real Temp or Speedfan, reboot, enter setup, and see what temperature the BIOS reports. Edited May 5, 2015 by sdt 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites sdt    0 0 61 posts April 13, 2013 OS: Windows 7 x64 Country: How do you come to terms with the fact that you might never be among the best in your research community? My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number custom build OS Windows 8.1 Pro / 7 Ultimate CPU i7-4770K Motherboard ASRock Z87 Extreme6 Memory 14GB = One 8GB and 3 x 2GB SIMMS Username Changing provided by Username Change v1.3.0 (Free) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. It's idle at <5%, spikes depending on what I'm doing, returns to <5% idle. Fans can get jammed or unplugged.

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... To... But about 15 degrees C warmer is all. Did you check temperatures on this same computer with a previous OS?

Computer has been running terrible.I was not able to get perfmon /report to work, so I only have the BSOD report. I mean the thing has 4 fans.... [IMG]file:///C:/Users/Regun/AppData/Local/Temp/moz-screenshot-1.png[/IMG] Or is 100 C normal >.> Definately NOT GOOD. Emulation, especially BIOS emulation, could alter the heat-management options on any computer. If you want to check how hot your processor and other components are, simply download and install a free utility such as SpeedFan or CPU-Z.

My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number HP Compaq OS Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit CPU AMD athlon X2 2.1 Memory 3GB . NoelC this one is for you if you can take it up, since you are the main win10 tester here with oodles of time in your hands. Maybe one of the heatsink mounting brackets is loose? Seems to happen more often in metro apps.

Polls Search About Us E-Books Contact Advertise Advanced Search Lounge Windows General Windows Forum Does Windows run "hotter"? onakvogaouJan 6, 2013, 1:55 PM Hmm.. I saw this on PC Advisor and thought you should see it too. Top of Page × Existing user?

Fans can also become noisier if they’re clogged up with dirt and dust, but the noise could come from other components such as the DVD drive or hard disk. http://themenage.com/windows-8/windows-8-1-runs-refresh-without-prompting-from-user.html Share this post Link to post Share on other sites chrisj1968 1,415 Matthew 5:43-48 1,415 7,776 posts Location: United States OS: Windows 10 Home 14393.10 Posted September 2, 2015 I I've done considerable research on this and still can't find the exact Windows 8 process that causes this. Deadeye81 "We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give." Sir Winston Churchill Reply With Quote 2010-09-23,14:04 #5 CLiNT View Profile View Forum Posts

up vote 0 down vote favorite I recently switched from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Only that it's a sub process of a particular service host process. But I've never had that happen personally, so that statement is based on web research not personal experience. have a peek here Thanks for your thought about an emulator.

I also keep two USB 3 thumb drives (A: and B:) attached with boot recovery and security stuff that I can boot into from BIOS in case of emergency Quote 29 I would be interested in some educated thoughts on this matter. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Advertising Our Sponsors Neowin Treasury Register or sign-in IceBreakerG 136 Local Ninja!

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If you built it yourself, check the heat sink mounting. Joe Joe Reply With Quote 2010-09-23,11:27 #3 TerFar View Profile View Forum Posts 4 Star Lounger Join Date Jan 2010 Location Chichester, UK Posts 401 Thanks 1 Thanked 10 Times in Windows 8 running hotter than 7? So I'd definitely get rid of that stock cooler.

Dust is a common problem, too. My laptop is a HP DV6 with i7 2670qm processor with switchable graphics (Intel and ATI) and i am using Intel graphics as i have no need to use the ATI Good luck! Check This Out Sign in to follow this Followers 0 Windows 10 runs hotter than windows 7?

The main problem is that the GPU gets much hotter.