Thermal Alerts


This policy manages "Thermal Alerts".

User Controlled : Allow the system user to select whether this alert is displayed or suppressed. (This is the default value).

On : This alert must be displayed if its condition is detected.

Off: This alert must be suppressed if its condition is detected.

Note: Selecting "Not Configured" or "Disabled" will have the same effect.

Supported on: Dell Power Manager (when the system BIOS supports Advanced Charge)

Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
Value NameThermalAlertsGroup
Value TypeREG_SZ
Enabled ValueTrue
Disabled ValueFalse
Enable policy:
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
Value NameAlertsPolicyVersion
Value TypeREG_SZ
Value1.0.0

Select the policy configuration for each alert:

Your CPU fan has failed. You may experience reduced performance until your system is serviced.


  1. User Controlled
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameMinimalCpuFanFailure
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueUserControlled
  2. On
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameMinimalCpuFanFailure
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueTrue
  3. Off
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameMinimalCpuFanFailure
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueFalse

Your GPU fan has failed. You may experience reduced performance until your system is serviced.


  1. User Controlled
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameMinimalGpuFanFailure
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueUserControlled
  2. On
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameMinimalGpuFanFailure
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueTrue
  3. Off
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameMinimalGpuFanFailure
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueFalse

Your system's active cooling system is no longer operational. You will experience reduced performance until your system is serviced. Warning: If system temperature exceeds the safety threshold, your system will shut down immediately to prevent permanent damage. Save your work often to avoid potential data loss.


  1. User Controlled
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameCatastrophicFanFailure
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueUserControlled
  2. On
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameCatastrophicFanFailure
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueTrue
  3. Off
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameCatastrophicFanFailure
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueFalse


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