These problems seem to be inherent in the Clevo-based laptops when running
Vista. I have an Alienware M-7700 laptop which is identical to your unit and
I have experienced your EXACT problems in every aspect. No manner of
managed to correct these problems. I may not be a wizard but I have been a
system administrator for a long time and also worked as a computer tech for
a few years. I know a few tricks but absolutely nothing worked with these
problems. If someone out there knows a solution, we would certainly like to
hear about it. In the meantime - I have formatted the drive(s)
and reinstalled WinXP Pro and SUSE Linux 10. NO ...NO ...problem at all with
these operating systems installed.
Not a cure for the problem(s) - but - a temporary solution ! ......
"lightio" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Hi Terry,
> When I shut down or restart the laptop through windows everything powers
> down inc the screen but the hdd keep working and the fans keep spinning.
> I tried leaving it for quite a while about 20 mins and it restarted on
> There is no information on the manufacturers web site, and after reading
> this forum I see a lot of other people are having this problem.
> "Terry R." wrote:
>> On 6/12/2007 12:28 PM On a whim, lightio pounded out on the keyboard
>> > Hello everyone, I have This clevo D900K case/Lap top, when I bought it
>> > it
>> > came with Xp but it was Vista Ready,when I installed Vista the damn
>> > thing
>> > won't turn off when I shut Down or Restart the system unless I keep the
>> > Power
>> > Button Pressed for 5 seconds
>> > Can Anyone help me?
>> Sounds like you have a driver that is crashing on shutdown and causing
>> the restart.
>> I would check the laptop manufacturers website and update any drivers
>> that may be available and see it the problem doesn't get resolved that
>> way first. If not, I would call their support since it should be under
>> Terry R.
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