Posts tagged ‘WinXP’

Use SpeedStep to Minimize Fan Noise even while laptop is plugged in – via Win XP command line

If you want to throttle your CPU via SpeedStep even while plugged in, you need to change a power scheme. You can add a new from the Power Options dialog (“control powercfg.cpl”) and change the SpeedStep behaviour while on AC via “POWERCFG.EXE /CHANGE MyPowerConfig1LowCPUSpeed /processor-throttle-ac CONSTANT”. This will slower the CPU so the fan won’t go on.

Continue Reading February 4, 2010 at 10:36 pm Leave a comment

Set your date/time in WinXP via command line

If you want to syncronize your pc clock to a NTP-time server via command line, do the following: date
DD-MM-YY [ENTER] w32tm /config /syncfromflags:manual / [ENTER] w32tm /config /update [ENTER] w32tm /resync [ENTER]. Setting the date is needed as some registry key forbids the above command to change the time too much. You can change the registry key. And I tell you how to start the GUI element for choosing summertime and timezone options via commandline.

Continue Reading July 22, 2009 at 12:06 pm Leave a comment

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