[Nottingham] Navigation meeting, 2nd April

Simon Osborne flibble at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 13:07:12 UTC 2009

2009/3/30 Michael Erskine <msemtd at googlemail.com>:
> 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
> recommended!).
> I expect there's some serious mainboard damage.
> Michael.

Good grief! You aren't having much luck with laptops recently.


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