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NoteBook FanControl


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This package was approved by moderator Pauby on 4/18/2019.

NBFC is a cross-platform fan control service for notebooks. It comes with a powerful configuration system, which allows to adjust it to many different notebook models.

To install NoteBook FanControl, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install nbfc

To upgrade NoteBook FanControl, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade nbfc


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName= 'nbfc'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url        = ''
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'exe'
      url           = $url
      silentArgs    = "-s"
      validExitCodes= @(0)
      softwareName  = 'NoteBook FanControl'
      checksum      = '5A42531F3A051DBD9664B1FF41A6CDBFBB34BC71A91DB719B8FE94829594EBAA'
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'nbfc'
    $softwareName = 'NoteBook FanControl'
    $installerName = '*NoteBookFanControl.setup.exe*'
    $installerType = 'EXE' 
    $silentArgs = '/uninstall /quiet'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    $local_key     = 'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*'
    $machine_key   = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*'
    $machine_key6432 = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*'
    $key = @(Get-ItemProperty -Path @($machine_key6432,$machine_key, $local_key) `
                            -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue `
             | ? { $_.DisplayName -like "$softwareName" -and $_.BundleCachePath -like "$installerName"})
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
      $key | % { 
        $file = "$($_.BundleCachePath)"   
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                    -FileType $installerType `
                                    -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                    -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                                    -File "$file"
    } elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
      Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    } elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
      Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
      Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
      Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
      $key | % {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Stefan Hirschmann


Copyright Stefan Hirschmann (c) 2012-2019


Release Notes

Most important changes:
- Support for Intel CoffeeLake, ApolloLake and AMD Ryzen CPUs
- Support for AMD Puma CPUs
- Support for many new notebook models
- ec-probe now supports colored output
- Improved settings file handling
- Lots of stability improvements and bugfixes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
NoteBook FanControl 1.5.0 1594 Saturday, December 17, 2016 approved
NoteBook FanControl 1.4.2 345 Monday, April 25, 2016 approved

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