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Topic Title: How to disable cool and quiet in Windows 7? (not through BIOS)
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Created On: 02/01/2010 03:46 PM
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 02/01/2010 03:46 PM
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I am looking for a solution to disable amd's 'cool and quiet' in windows 7.

I did some searches on google and this forum but i found no answers.

I am ONLY interested in removing the default 'cool and quiet' driver from Windows 7. (Please do not tell me via Bios settings)

I believe it is a registry entry but I would need the amd support team to help me to the correct entries.

If anyone has a solution, kindly let me know.

Thank You!
 02/01/2010 05:00 PM
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i'll answer my best...seems like this thread never got any attention

but anyways...i know that in windows you can disable cool n quiet in Power Management in the control panel but it wont take care of anything in the registry. In the registry you should be able to search for specific registry keys and delete them.

When your in the registry try this: click edit, then click find, and type in something like "AMD Cool n quiet" or "AMD Driver." if the first result doesn't give you anything then keep clicking 'find next' in the 'edit' menu. The keys your wanting should have cool n quiet somewhere in the filename. All you have to do is right click the registry key and click delete.

You might also want to give this program called Regseeker a try. It should clean out any registry item that isn't needed or in use. all you have to do is google Regseeker and you should have no problems finding it.

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 02/02/2010 07:35 AM
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Wouldn't switching power modes to "High Performance" instead of "Balanced" do? Back in XP this worked...

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That's an useless option. It changes everything (like HDD, monitor settings). Better to make a custom version of PM.


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 02/02/2010 10:20 AM
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like what axy1985 said, just switch to Performance profile

but again like what Overmind said, it will be better to make a new custom profile based on the Performance profile so you can customize display, HDD, bla bla bla settings... but you may customize the performance profile it self if you don't think you will need it, but making new profile is a better choice IMO
 02/03/2010 09:35 AM
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I'm too lazy to crop the relevant part of this screenshot, but here:

If you look at the Power Options window, I have shown the relevant setting for you to change, set Minimum processor state to 100%.

p.s. As for what that screenshot is for.. one of my Q6600s would clock down to 1600MHz under full load, but I fixed it now.


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