Reduce the fan noise in HP TouchSmart TX2z with a simple trick
- Type msconfig in the Start menu and hit enter.
- Navigate to the Startup tab in System Configuration. Find SM56 Helper Win32 Utility and uncheck it. Do it only if you don’t use the dial up modem. You’ll notice a drastic drop in the fan noise after you restart your notebook.
- If you use the Dial up modem, then open up the task manager, navigate to processes, select SM56 Helper Win32 Utility and click on end task. Follow this step when you’re not using the modem and want to cut down on the fan noise. You’ll see an immediate drop in the fan noise without having to restart your computer.