[Nottingham] Navigation meeting, 2nd April

Michael Erskine msemtd at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 30 13:05:34 UTC 2009

2009/3/30 Simon Osborne <flibble at gmail.com>:
> Whats up with your laptop? Do you mean your Medion or your netbook?

The Medion laptop has a serious problem which exhibits itself in
crackling on the speakers sometimes followed by full system freezes
(sometimes temporary, sometimes permanent until poweroff) or failure
to boot (with no access to BIOS setup), and failure to "see" the
on-board sound device (in both XP and Linux), which can sometimes be
alleviated by gentle "twisting" of the body of the laptop (not

I expect there's some serious mainboard damage.


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