T30 laptop will not shutdown

  recamel 18:19 21 Dec 2003

The mouse and all keystrokes have frozen concequently the machine will not shutdown as you can not shut off the power like in a desktop to restart.
Any suggestions.

  shifty 20:44 21 Dec 2003

It may take a while but leave it on just running off the battery until it goes flat. Plug it back into the mains supply and on start-up you will get scan disc after in-proper shutdown and away you. I have had the same problem with my Novatech laptop and found this the only way of getting back into the system once everything has locked up.

  GrahamP 23:20 21 Dec 2003

I don't know about your T30 but some laptops have a tiny reset button that you need to use a pencil tip to operate.

  RickyBlade 08:38 22 Dec 2003

I have had simalar problems with my medion laptop when a program i installed caused the laptop to freeze completely. i foung pressing ctrl+alt+delete and the power button at same time caused laptop to switch off, hope this helps

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