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Default Restart option is not working - 03-31-2009, 02:31 PM

Since yesterday noticed that the Restart option doesn't seem to work. I get a prompt about restarting and I click yes but then the machine shuts down. After about 10 minutes I press the power key but it still doesn't start. only way to boot the machine back is to hold the power key for about 5 seconds when it shuts down completely and then boot it back up. I think the only thing I ran yesterday was Disk Permissions and there is no SDHC card in the slot. Any adivce?

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Default Re: Restart option is not working - 03-31-2009, 03:22 PM

Failing to reboot after a sleep/wake cycle is a known issue. Some people are reporting that the A05 bios fixes the problem. I can't tell if it does for me -- sometimes it reboots, sometimes it fails. I think meklort said he'd work on it, but it's a low priority.

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Default Re: Restart option is not working - 03-31-2009, 08:56 PM

That's funny because I noticed this since I got the mini and I never researched it. I upgraded my BIOS and haven't tested the restart yet. I usually never turn it off anyway I just close the laptop and open it. I'll probably completed shut down one a week.

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