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Vangelov
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Dell Inspiron 17 3721 problems

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Hello,

Recently  bought Inspiron 3721 (<Admin Note:service tag removed per privacy policy~RK>)

When I try to download some of the driver links are not working.For example Dell Aplication.

I have already installed all of the drivers on my Windows 7 x64,but I'm searching for a program to control my fan.Or a Bios update?

Is there anything for fan control on my laptop because almost all the time it is at max and is getting annoying.

Excuse my english Smiley Happy

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Vangelov
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bosk802
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Re: Dell Inspiron 17 3721 problems

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How did you solve fan control problem? Have you got some problems besides the fan?

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Kak reshil problemy s kulerom? Eshe kakie to problemy bili s ustanovkoy Win7?

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Hi bosk802/Vangelov,

Please ensure that the vents of the system are clean and allow free circulation of air inside the system. You may use a can of compressed air to clean the vents. Before you clean the air vents of system:

  1. Turn off the System.
  2. Unplug the AC Adapter.
  3. Remove the Battery.

For more information on cleaning the vents, please visit the following link:http://dell.to/SAep59

Once you clean the air vents, check if you face the same issue after that.

If the issue still persists, you can update the BIOS to latest version.

Note: Before flashing the BIOS please check the following:-

  1. Battery should have 10% or greater charge.
  2. Adapter should be connected.
  3. No external devices should be connected.
  4. All other programs should be closed and documents saved.  

Steps to download BIOS:-  

  • Click on the below link: http://dell.to/QjjZDA
  • Enter the Service Tag of your system and select the operating system. 
  • Click on “Download File”.
  • Select “For Single File Download via Browser”.
  • Click on “Download Now”.
  • Save the BIOS on your desktop.
  • Once the BIOS is downloaded on the desktop, right click on it and select “Run as administrator”.
  • Follow the prompts on screen and restart your computer.  

You can also check the CPU usage of your computer(please ensure you check it when system fan is constant).  

To check CPU usage:

  • Start the Task Manager by pressing the Ctrl, Alt and Delete at the same time.
  • This will show a screen with several options.
  • Choose "Start Task Manager." This will open the Task Manager Program window.
  • Click the "Performance" tab. In this screen, the first box shows the percentage of CPU usage. 
  • Then click on CPU tab once and check for the application with the maximum CPU usage.  

  • Make a note of the process/application with maximum CPU usage.
  • Right click on that application (make a note of the process) and click ‘End process tree’.
  • Check if the same issue occurs.  

Please share the findings. 

Thanks and regards,
DELL-Chinmay S
#IWork4Dell 
To know more about Dell’s products, services and drivers & downloads, please go here

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Vangelov
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DELL-Chinmay S - The notebook is brand new.I don't think I have to clean the air vents.

And for the idea to update my BIOS.....I want to update it too,but there is no bios update  for this notebook.

CPU usage is 6-12% and the fan is still at full throtle.

bosk802 - My notebook is perfect,only this problem with the level of the fan speed is annoying.

And if you are going to install Windows 7 you must have nerves of steel for finding some of the drivers.

Thanks for the fixed link of Dell Application Smiley Happy

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Hi Vangelov,

 

I'm having the same issue with a Dell 3721 bought in January. The notebook is brand new. The fan is inacceptably loud. I've been trying to modify the advanced power Settings, specifically the Minimum and Maximum Levels for the CPU. I thought I found a combination that stopped the fan at least for normal browsing mode but now it's running again. Have you tried calling Dell? I set up the Notebook for my father-in-law today and will ask him to call Dell.

As far as I can see, there is not BIOS update available, as you mention. @Chinmay S: How can we let Dell know that this is a general issue? If it doesn't get better we'll have to return the Notebook.

 

If I found out anything I will let you know.

 

Chris

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bosk802
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Hello everyone.

Well, i'm now alone experiencing problems with this laptop.

Can anyone explain me what did you do with video dirvers for Win7? Currently, there is a driver for Win8 and my Win7 doesn't recognize it as a proper one. How did you solve this problem? Or everyone is exploiting Win8 here? Thanks.

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Vangelov
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bosk802 - download the driver from ati.com or from intel.

chamilton2345 - No,i didn't call them.Because there is no dell support around here.I don't think that I have to call to USA when there are forums for such issues.

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Peter2013
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I am having the same issues and found no solution yet for getting the fan noise down. I have received the dell 3721 today. I have used the dell support tool and updated some drives but that didn't solve it. I will give it 5 days and than I wil send the laptop back. Is there some one with the sollution?

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DavidP31
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Hi,

I have the same problem. I have received my new Inspiron 17 yesterday, and the CPU fan is really noisy everytime, even if  I do nothing... I think it's not normal. It seems to be a Bios problem with the CPU fan management...

If i don't find a solution quickly, i will send it back...

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