Archived from groups: comp.sys.laptops (More info?)
It would be an amazing coincidence if your notebook had the same problem as
mine...but, if i try to boot mine with a usb hub plugged into the back of it
the boot doesnt happen, its fine with a single usb device plugged in but the
hub keeps it from booting.
"DOG" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> There are two scenarios:
> One in which the laptop boots ok and one in which it does not.
> The laptop is connected directly to the mains and the battery is
> removed in both scenarios.
> Laptop boots ok scenario:
> 1. Switch on laptop
> 2. Hit pause key (to halt boot process)
> 3. Leave for approx. 10 minutes.
> 4. Hit any key to continue boot process.
> Laptop does not boot ok scenario:
> As above but without hitting the pause key and waiting approx. 10
> minutes before continuing the boot process.
> What does this mean?
> PS: Laptop is an Advent 5480DVD although I don't think this is
> relevant to the problem.