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It's probably governed by a temp sensor on the processor socket. Might not
turn on til the processor reaches a threshold temp. My 12XL 300 was that
"chicago" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> PRESARIO MODEL 12XL125
> As soon as you turn on the laptop computer does the fan start running or
> does it have to reach a certain temperature inside before it turns on?