From: Benjamin Koh (benkoh_at_leland.Stanford.EDU)
Date: Fri Apr 30 1999 - 05:31:47 EDT
The 560X hardware reset is on the bottom. You need a pen/pencil to poke
the little button, which turns the machine off. The power switch then
effects a cold start. Thankfully I haven't used it for 3+ months now.
Pat Presidente wrote:
> I have owned a 755CDV, a 380XD, and a 560X (not the $3:00 kind) :-)
> On occasion each of these machines have frozen to a state where
> - it is not suspended (pressing the FN key doesn't wake things up)
> - Using the power switch will not turn it off
> - Unplugging the machine and pulling the battery is the only way I can shut
> it down and get things rebooted.
> This has occurred on these machines using both Windows 95 and 98. While it
> isn't an everyday occurrence, it certainly is annoying when it happens.
> My question:
> Has anyone experienced this problem on their ThinkPad and know a way of
> getting things going without pulling the power plug and battery? Having had
> this occur on three different machines I'm beginning to think it is a
> Thinkpad "feature" - but have not seen any discussion of this phenomenon on
> the list.
> Any thoughts here would be appreciated - apart from changing OS's.
> Thanks in advance
> Pat Presidente School District 72 (Campbell River)
> District Technology Resource Teacher 425 Pinecrest Road
> Email: pat.presidente_at_sd72.bc.ca Campbell River, BC V9W 3P2
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> And all I'd have to lose is my point of view - John Prine
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